Category Archives: Compassion

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

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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?

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How to practice meditation in your busy life: View the world as your cave

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The following post, “Staying in My Cave” by Mitra Lee Worley, is part of a series by Nalandabodhi Mitras on American Buddhism. What does it mean to practice the discipline of meditation, when your kids or your co-workers are driving you nuts? When you keep making mistakes? If you can’t get away to a cave, how […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaches at Omega Institute

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaches at Omega Institute this October during “Compassion, Forgiveness & Resilience: A Buddhist Approach to Finding Strength Through Right Action,” along with David Kaczynski, brother of the “Unabomber,” and author Michaela Haas.

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How Do the Buddhist Teachings Become a Lifestyle?

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How do we know when the Buddhist teachings become part of our lives? What are the signs? In a candid interview, Mitra Dean Tyler Dewar shares some thoughts about the process.

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at the Rubin Museum, in a Panel Discussion

Recently the Chogyam Trungpa Legacy Project made available the entire 2-hour recording of a panel discussion with three esteemed Buddhist teachers, one in a series of four events honoring the publication of The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma. The panel was hosted by The Rubin Museum of Art in New York City in 2014, in which Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, founder and […]

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Secret to happiness: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche explains

What is the secret to happiness? In an interview recently aired on Univision for the international television program Yoga Con Luz,  Nalandabodhi’s founder and spiritual guide, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, was asked about the elusive nature of happiness. What is the secret to being able to feel peace and stillness in our modern, hectic world? In response to the […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche on Compassionate Action and the Power of Emotions

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Last week Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche taught on Compassionate Action in New York. This weekend he teaches on the power of emotions in Washington D.C. This theme follows the recent teachings given by His Holiness Karmapa in Seattle on A Call to Compassionate Action.

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His Holiness Karmapa in Seattle: A Call to Compassionate Action

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Youth leaders from organizations dedicated to social justice and compassionate action joined His Holiness on stage at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall. On the unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon of May 9, over 1600 people stood in line at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall in anticipation of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s final public teaching on […]

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His Holiness Karmapa Arrives in Seattle!

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His Holiness Karmapa Arrives in Seattle! Here’s the video recording of the Periscope livestream of His Holiness’ arrival at the Seattle airport on May 7. Follow @AmericanBuddhism for updates.

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Public Teachings by His Holiness to be Webcast Live from Seattle

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We are delighted to announce that the last public teachings of His Holiness the Karmapa’s two-month trip to the United States will be webcast live from Seattle this Saturday, May 9th. There will be two sessions: from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm, Pacific Coast time. His Holiness will […]

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