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Raise the Roof 2020
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Nalanda West turns 102 this year! Nalanda West has been host to numerous teachings and programs. It is headquarters of the Nalandabodhi international sangha and a fixture in the Fremont…

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Important Changes to Nalanda West Activities
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UPDATE: March 30, 2020 Dear Friends of Nalanda West, In light of current health concerns regarding COVID-19, we have decided to extend the closure of Nalanda West for through April…

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Important Changes to Nalanda West Events
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This communication will be updated as needed in our community’s changing situation. Dear Friends of Nalanda West, With consideration for the recent King County Public Health advisory recommendations, we will…

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It is a Kindness to be Mindful of Our Health
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Here are the ways in which you can help prepare us all for COVID-19 and other novel coronaviruses: 1. Stay home if you are exhibiting symptoms of illness. Self-quarantine may help…

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Playing Joyfully in the Theatre of Impermanence with Fresh Minds
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by Fransiscus Ismaël. Currently a resident at NalandaWest, participating in the Three Paths Residential Program As I am walking the streets of Seattle, I see shops closing down. Recently I…

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Tara Mandala
Tara Drupchen offers protection from fear in our uncertain times
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Fear and protection. Those two words receive a lot of press these days, but for attendees of Nalandabodhi’s Tara Drupchen held at Nalanda West on October 19, 20 and 21,…

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Making Friends with Fear
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: Making Friends with Fear
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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche  Nalanda West and Nalandabodhi International recently hosted an evening with renowned Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, who spoke about making friends with fear and other emotions we…

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Balancing Mind, Body & Digital Devices
Digital Devices and Mindfulness: A Day of Exploration
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Nalanda West’s recent weekend event, “Balancing Mind, Body & Digital Devices” opened with a panel discussion moderated by Karli Anne Christiansen, Chief Compassion Officer of the Compassionate Action Network (CAN).…

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Tara Drupchen: Dispelling obstacles and fears
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Tara statues line the alter in the shrine room at Nalanda West in Seattle. In the midst of a turbulent time in our country, Nalanda West and Nalandabodhi Seattle held…

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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…

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