Membership

Joining Nalandabodhi means entering into the practice of being in community.

If you’re interested in becoming a member, you’re invited to have a personal conversation with a director of the center or study group of your choice. Find a center to learn more about membership. We look forward to meeting you!

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Compassion

Kindness Deconstructed

In Ponlop Rinpoche’s latest article, he teaches us that the most practical, everyday way of working to increase kindness in this world, is to work with the opposites of loving kindness, with our habitual patterns and disturbing emotions. Great compassion involves great risk. You have to leap.

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Emotions

Before You Send that Angry Email

Watch Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche give a concise teaching from his book Emotional Rescue. Rinpoche reminds us that when dealing with the emotion of anger, it is oftentimes a good idea to take a mindful gap before acting.

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Buddhism

Compassion 101

Often when we talk about compassion we ask, “How I can increase my compassion?” And the Buddhist teachings do say that we need to expand our compassion. But practically speaking, we need to increase our resilience and our heedfulness.

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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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