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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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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?

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

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?

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

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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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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Volunteers put compassion to work

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 Nalanda West and Venerable Pannavati, who was teaching a workshop at the center, recently put their compassion to work helping prepare ‘Friday Feast,’ a restaurant-quality meal […]

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Move Beyond Limited Concepts of Reality With Venerable Dr. Pannavati

A weekend retreat offering guidance on how to relieve suffering and find deeper connection in your daily life. Venerable Dr. Pannavati will be at NalandaWest Aug. 8th – 9th. Register Here. Venerable Dr. Pannavati is a founding circle director of Sisters of Compassionate Wisdom, a 21st century trans-lineage Buddhist Order and Sisterhood formed by Ani Drubgyuma […]

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