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Three key points of Buddhist path
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Acharya Lhakpa Tshering and several participants share a meal during a weekend teaching at Nalanda West. Acharya Lhakpa Tshering will return to Nalanda West on March 11 and 12 to discuss three key points…

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche welcomes Sogyal Rinpoche to NalandaWest
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On a wet wintry Seattle evening, December 11, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche welcomed Sogyal Rinpoche to NalandaWest with a traditional tea and rice ceremony. The two Tibetan teachers lit up the room with…

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Rooted in compassion
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                                  NalandaWest volunteers are deepening their roots of compassion by continuing to help prepare and serve…

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Volunteers put compassion to work
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Venerable Pannavati, left, and Nalanda West volunteers worked at ROOTS Young Adult Shelter to help prepare a meal. With mixing bowls, spoons and spatulas in hand, a group of volunteers from…

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Compassion in playful action: game on!
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  Over 1600 people — including a number of compassionate action organizations — filled Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall for the 17th Karmapa’s teaching on compassion in action. During His Holiness…

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Remembering the Call to Compassion: HH 17th Karmapa in Seattle
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In May of this year, Nalanda West had the good fortune to host a visit to Seattle, Washington, by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. Our friends at…

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche talks with compassionate activist Erika Berg
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     Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and Erika Berg met at Nalanda West to talk about Berg’s new book “Forced to Flee: Visual Stories by Refugee Youth from Burma.” Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche spoke…

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HH Karmapa teaching on compassionate action, in Seattle
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Youth leaders from organizations dedicated to social justice and compassionate action joined His Holiness on stage at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall. On the unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon of May 9,…

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Public Teachings by His Holiness to be Webcast Live from Seattle
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We are delighted to announce that the last public teachings of His Holiness the Karmapa’s two-month trip to the United States will be webcast live from Seattle Saturday, May 9th.…

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The Significance of the Karmapas, a talk by Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl
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In his talk “The Significance of the Karmapas,” given at NalandaWest on Friday, May 1, Mitra Karl Brunnhölzl spoke about the 900 year-old lineage of compassion and awakening embodied by…

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