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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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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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HH Karmapa Teaches On Meditation

The 17th Karmapa teaches meditation, warns against commercialization and answers questions about meditation practice.

His Holiness the 17th Karmapa gave a teaching on meditation — the first on his current U.S. tour — on April 4 at Karma Thegsum Chöling (KTC-NJ), a dharma center in southern New Jersey. Addressing over 700 people, the Karmapa spoke about meditation and commonly held misperceptions about it. Reflecting on his experiences at the beginning of […]

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HH Karmapa Talks About Mindfulness With Google’s Chade-Meng Tan

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On March 15, after several hours touring the sprawling campus of Google in Mountain View, California, a state-of-the-art driverless car delivered His Holiness the 17th Karmapa to a building where Google staff had assembled for a talk on “Inner Connection and Meditation: Changing the World from the Inside Out.” The talk was structured as a dialogue—or self-styled […]

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