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Tara Drupchen: dispelling obstacles and fears

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In the midst of a turbulent time in our country, Nalanda West and Nalandabodhi Seattle held their first Tara Drupchen, a three-day practice intensive. In all wisdom traditions, loving-kindness is often cited as an antidote to fear. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Tara symbolizes loving-kindness and compassion and is said to have promised to dispel the fears […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at Google

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“First Google your mind,” Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche told Google staff in a talk on “Searching for the Searcher” that he gave at the company’s global headquarters on August 26, 2016. The celebrated Buddhist teacher and author of “Emotional Rescue” was invited to spend the day on the Googleplex campus in Mountain View, California. Googleplex tour Chade-Meng Tan, […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: meditation and the key to happiness

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The Huffington Post recently published a post by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche on meditation and the key to happiness. In “What Does Meditation Have To Do With Happiness?” Rinpoche explains that while everyone seeks happiness, rarely do we succeed in achieving that goal.  From an early age, we are taught different methods to become successful, which implies we […]

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Emotional Rescue Tour concludes at Nalanda West

The North American Tour for the launch of Dzogchen Ponlop’s new book, “Emotional Rescue: How to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion into Energy that Empowers You,” rolled to a close May 20-23, at Nalanda West in Seattle. About 300 people attended the warmly received Friday night program and book signing, with tickets donated […]

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Emotions: What makes them workable?

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On April 30, OmTimes Magazine posted an interview with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, renowned Buddhist teacher and author of “Emotional Rescue: How to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion into Energy that Empowers You.”  The interviewer asked Dzogchen Ponlop, “What is it about our emotions that makes them workable? They seem to be at […]

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Emotions: do we need to be rescued from them?

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On April 27, Conscious Talk Radio interviewed author and celebrated Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche about his recently released book, “Emotional Rescue: How to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion into Energy that Empowers You.”  Program hosts Brenda Michaels and Rob Spears asked Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche why do we need rescuing from our emotions? […]

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Emotional Rescue Tour: Next stop New York City

Join Dzogchen Ponlop for a talk and workshop based on his new book, Emotional Rescue

On Friday, April 4, before a lively crowd at Temple University in Philadelphia, Dzogchen Ponlop kicked off the 2016 Emotional Rescue North American Tour for his newly released book, Emotional Rescue: How to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion into Energy that Empowers You. The widely celebrated teacher and author of Rebel Buddha: A […]

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Three key points of Buddhist path

At a recent weekend teaching, Acharya Lhakpa Tshering and several participants enjoy lunch together.

Acharya Lhakpa Tshering will return to Nalanda West on March 11 and 12 to discuss three key points of the Buddhist path. Over the weekend, Acharya will teach from the great Tibetan master Tsongkhapa’s work, “Three Principal Aspects of the Path.” These essential points condense the entire range of the Buddhist teachings, making an easy-to-remember template for practitioners of any level. […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche welcomes Sogyal Rinpoche to NalandaWest

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 their presence and warm humor, sharing stories about their connection through Dzogchen Monastery. Sogyal Rinpoche, author of the “Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” then gave a […]

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Rooted in compassion

                                  NalandaWest volunteers are deepening their roots of compassion by continuing to help prepare and serve Friday Feast, a restaurant-quality meal offered every Friday night to Seattle’s homeless youth at ROOTS Young Adult Shelter. Answering the call to compassionate action made by the 17th […]

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