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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 Awakening 24/7

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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!

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaching on Mindfulness

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What’s the difference between trying to practice and trying to succeed? How can “success” become an obstacle to our practice of mindfulness and awareness? Earlier this year students heard Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche teaching on mindfulness at KTD Monastery in Woodstock, NY.

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Open Webcast! “Awake in Seattle” Teachers at Nalanda West

You’re warmly invited to join us for a live webcast of the two panel discussions with revered Buddhist teachers during Nalanda West’s Awake in Seattle — a lively weekend celebrating meditation and contemplative arts from Nov 15-16 at Nalanda West, hosted by Nalandabodhi volunteers.

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How Do Our Habits Work? – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

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How do our habits work? How do they become part of us? In this short video, Rinpoche takes a humorous closer look at the habits we want to give up. From a teaching on “the four foundations of mindfulness” (body, feelings, mind and phenomena) given at KTD Monastery in Woodstock, NY in April 2014.

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: A Decade of Teaching With Seattle as Home

Check out this wonderful interview with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, founder of Nalandabodhi, about the 10th Anniversary of our sangha home, NalandaWest.   Photo by Scott Pownall

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche – Taking Care of Our Mind

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In this short clip, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche talks about taking care of “our most precious and valuable resource” — our mind. Rinpoche says, “Through this mind we experience every single moment of our life, right? We are relying on this mind to be happy, and we are relying on it to be stable. Emotionally stable? Is that an oxymoron?” . . .

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How Our Mindfulness Helps Others

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If we want to help others, what’s the best way to go about it? Where do we begin? Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche tells us how our mindfulness can make a real difference for others, as well as for ourselves. In Rebel Buddha: A Guide to a Revolution of Mind, Rinpoche says that “mindfulness is your ally,” […]

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How Your Mindfulness Helps Others – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

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In this video, Rinpoche explains how our mindfulness can be of benefit to ourselves and others as well.

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