How Do the Buddhist Teachings Become a Lifestyle?

 

 How do we know when Buddhist teachings become part of our lives? What are the signs? In a candid interview, Mitra Tyler Dewar shares some thoughts about the process of applying the teachings and how helping others is part of the shift that naturally occurs. Ultimately, of course, it’s only possible to find out how the Buddhist teachings become a lifestyle by giving it a try!

About Mitra Dean Tyler Dewar

Tyler is a senior teacher at Nalandabodhi, a longtime student of Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and a Tibetan language translator. He regularly teaches around the world and serves as a translator at many teachings given by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and His Holiness the 17th Karmapa.

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General

How to Relax in Mindfulness

Sometimes our mindfulness becomes too focused, too squeezed. When you focus too much on mindfulness, actually that can sometimes be counterproductive. But can you imagine totally relaxing? Relaxing 100% is almost not possible, right? – by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

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Emotions

Accepting the Gifts that Uncertainty Offers

We all worry about our future and how things are going to turn out. But if we focus too much on outcomes, we’ll miss out on the life we’re actually living. There are no set-in-stone permanent outcomes, but instead, a continuous unfolding of our lives. Seeing uncertainty as growth and discovery takes a leap, but this view can help ease anxiety and build acceptance of what is happening now.

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Announcements

Welcome to our new website!

After months of planning, collaboration, and hard work, we’re very happy to share the new and improved Nalandabodhi International website. Over the coming months we will be gradually moving all of our center websites over to this new design as well. We invite you to look around and explore!

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