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How Do the Buddhist Teachings Become a Lifestyle?


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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Video: The 17th Karmapa’s Talk at Google


Here’s the entire YouTube video of His Holiness Karmapa’s talk at Google headquarters to employees about mindfulness and meditation, with Mitra Dean Tyler Dewar translating. This was a “fireside chat” with Chade-Meng Tan on March 16, which was live streamed to all of Google’s offices worldwide, but can now be viewed by all online. During […]

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His Holiness Karmapa at Stanford University


On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, appeared at Stanford University’s Memorial auditorium, in the heart of California’s Silicone Valley. Through the kindness of an unnamed sponsor, this first public event of His Holiness’ 3rd US tour was attended by close to 1,600 people free of charge.

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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 Buddhist teachings become a lifestyle? – Mitra Tyler Dewar


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.

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NYC Meditation Retreat – Tyler Dewar


This coming weekend, Sept 26-28, Tyler Dewar, a much-loved and revered Western teacher (Mitra) of Nalandabodhi, will lead a meditation retreat in New York City.

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Mitra Tyler Dewar on Generosity


Thank you, Nalandabodhi Canada, for permission to repost the first selection from their new Paramita of the Month series of email posts, featuring our beloved Mitras. What’s a “paramita”?

Why is generosity the first paramita?
Our habitual minds are very much oriented to focusing outwardly, and particularly on our possessions, whereas the path to awakening has a lot to do with relaxing our tight minds and opening up our awareness. That’s one way we could look at the Mahayana’s approach to the “accumulation of merit”: we want to open our minds up by getting its tendrils connected to the experience of other beings.

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