Author Archives: admin

WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF A CRISIS by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

prayer-vigil-orlando-shootings

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaches on what to do in a crisis. As Buddhist practitioners, how can we help in situations of mass shootings and other tragedies?

Posted in Buddhism, Compassion, Emotions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Prayers and giving for the Nepal earthquake victims

boudhastupa

The Nalandabodhi community wishes to communicate our heartfelt sadness for the victims of the earthquake that struck the Himalayan region of Nepal, Tibet, and India on April 25th 2015. The devastation has been crippling to the region, and aspirations and aid are needed for the immediate alleviation of suffering for those effected.  Millions of children and […]

Posted in Announcements, Buddhism & Psychotherapy, Compassion, Environment, Happiness, Karmapa, Mindfulness, News, Practicing the Paramitas, The Mind, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche on Awakening 24/7

DPR-Dzogchen-Ponlop-Rinpoche-youtube-Awakening-24-7

In May 2013, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche was winding up his tour of the Northeastern US. In these closing remarks Rinpoche reminds us that our chance for awakening is always right here and now. Enjoy the video!

Posted in Contemplative Arts, Environment, Family Life, Happiness, Meditation Practice, Mindfulness, Time Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

His Holiness Karmapa Speaks at Harvard

HHK-Karmapa-Harvard-Divinity-School-2015

Many thousands throughout the world, both Buddhists and non-Buddhists, respect and revere His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa as one of the most important spiritual leaders of our time. Fortunately, the organizers of Karmapa America 2015 Tour have been posting recorded webcasts of His Holiness’ teachings along the way! Here is the talk given on March 26th by HH Karmapa at the request of Harvard Divinity School: “Caring for Life on Earth in the Twenty-first Century.”

Posted in Announcements, Compassion, Environment, Family Life, Happiness, Karmapa, News, Practicing the Paramitas, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

HH 17th Karmapa Mindfulness Meeting with Google Employees

HHK-Karmapa-Google-staff-Mindfulness-Chade-Meng-Mitra-Tyler-Dewar_2015

On March 15, after several hours touring the sprawling campus of Google in Mountain View, California, a state-of-the-art driverless car delivered His Holiness the 17th Karmapa to a building where Google staff had assembled for a talk on “Inner Connection and Meditation: Changing the World from the Inside Out.” . . .

Posted in Compassion, Happiness, Karmapa, Meditation Practice, Mindfulness, The Mind, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

HH Karmapa Arrives in the US, Stanford University to Webcast

HHK-Arrives-in-Seattle-Nalandabodhi-Blog

Holiness the 17th Karmapa arrived in the US yesterday, to a joyful welcome. During a two-month tour, His Holiness will make stops at a number of universities. Notably, Yale will be awarding His Holiness Karmapa the prestigious Chubb Fellowship, and the University of Redlands plans to grant His Holiness an honorary PhD.

Posted in Announcements, Compassion, Environment, Mindfulness, News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Karmapa in Seattle 2015

HH-Karmapa-Seattle-2015-HEAD-500x500-FB

HH the 17th Karmapa will visit Seattle during the week of May 5 – 11, 2015. There will be public teachings on Saturday, May 9, 2015 entitled “A Call to Compassionate Action” with HH the 17th Karmapa. Tickets are on sale now. This event will sell out, so you are advised to purchase tickets soon.

Posted in Announcements, Compassion, Happiness, Meditation Practice, Mindfulness, News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Did you know? We’re on Twitter and Instagram!

NB,NW,DPR_FOLLOW on TWITTER

Thank you all who connect with us on Nalandabodhi US and Nalanda West Facebook pages. Stay in touch on Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, too!

Posted in Announcements, Compassion, Contemplative Arts, Happiness, Meditation Practice, Mindfulness, News, The Mind | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

How do Buddhist teachings become a lifestyle? – Mitra Tyler Dewar

Mitra-Tyler-screen-shot-video

What are the signs and the process by which the teachings become a part of our lifestyle? How does “helping others” manifest in this process? In this candid interview, Mitra Tyler Dewar shares his thoughts about how we can engage our Buddhist practice in daily life, in ways that make a real and lasting positive shift in our lives and in the lives of those around us.

Posted in Compassion, Happiness, Meditation Practice, Mindfulness, Practicing the Paramitas, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Awake in Seattle! Diane Gregorio describes the celebrations

Diane Gregorio, Nalandabodhi Executive Director

Diane Gregorio, Executive Director of Nalandabodhi, shares her memories of NalandaWest’s history, in anticipation of “Awake in Seattle,” the upcoming weekend of free programs on meditation, mindfulness, and the contemplative arts taking place at Nalanda West event center the weekend of Nov 15-16, 2014, in celebration of Nalanda West’s 10 years supporting our visitors in living a mindful, contemplative life.

Posted in Announcements, News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments closed