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Emotional Rescue

New book by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche!
Emotional Rescue: How to Work With Your Emotions To Transform Hurt And Confusion Into Energy That Empowers You. Ready for Pre-Order. Available Everywhere April 19, 2016.

 

Our Mission
Our founder and director Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and others describe the mission of Nalanda West center for contemplative arts.

A Call to Compassion

Nalanda West and other compassionate action organizations, hosted His Holiness the 17th Karmapa in Seattle.

Welcome!

People talk about the feeling of community they experience when they engage in programs at Nalanda West.

 

 

The 5 Fields of Knowledge

CREATIVITY + THE ARTS
“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”

— Albert Einstein
HEALTH + WELL BEING
“A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.” 
— Jay Fields

 

COMMUNICATION
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
— Maya Angelou
KNOWING + REASONING
“As soon as you see something, you already start to intellectualize it.
As soon as you intellectualize something, it is no longer what you saw.”
— Shunryu Suzuki Roshi
INNER SCIENCE OF MIND
 “There’s a reason you can learn from everything: you have basic wisdom, basic intelligence, and basic goodness.”
– Pema Chodron