ON-SITE AT NALANDA WEST OR ON ZOOM: Winter Retreat
December 29 – January 1
How do we first find a peaceful place inside ourselves and then extend kindness to others? How do we free our mind from its usual ego-driven patterns that create pain and anxiety for ourselves and others? How can we ensure a feeling of security, freedom, and wellbeing?
Over four days, we will take a creative, practical, and hands-on approach, exploring how to live a compassionate life, inspired by The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, a classic Mahayana Buddhist text.
ON ZOOM: Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness with Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyalsten
Sundays starting October 2, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Pacific)
In this new series of eight Sunday classes, Lama Tenpa will discuss the Mind Only and Madhyamaka teachings on emptiness and present a means to realize these views through a series of meditation practices.
Winter Solstice Celebration
Sat, Dec 17, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Offered by our rental partner Kundalini Yoga Washington on-site at Nalanda West
Enjoy an evening of breathing (pranayma), movement (kriya), mantra and meditation, as well as the beauty and deep relaxation of a gong sound immersion with our special guest, Wayne Marto of Beneficial Sound. LeAnn (Siri Kirti) will also share a little about the astrological weather—where we’ve been and where we’re headed as we approach 2023. As we move from the stability of earth to the fluidity of air, it’s even more important that we learn how to navigate