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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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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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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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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 Northwest Dharma News recently published a beautiful article, with great photos, about HH Karmapa’s second visit to Seattle, dubbed “Karmapa in Seattle 2015.” The article looks at the ways that […]

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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, over 1600 people stood in line at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall in anticipation of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje’s final public teaching on […]

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Public Teachings by His Holiness to be Webcast Live from Seattle

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. There will be two sessions: from 2 pm to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm, Pacific Coast time. His Holiness will offer […]

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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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