Author Archives: Martin Wittmann

What’s the real purpose of meditation?

What is the real purpose of meditation? Senior Nalandabodhi teacher Tyler Dewar comments that we can use meditation either to make us cozy or to challenge us toward a deeper search, getting to know ourselves, and reducing our confusion. Watch his comments here [2:39]:

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How to talk politics

Happy New Year! The world of politics remains as wild as ever! At home or at work, try these tips from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche about how to keep our compassion flowing when the conversation turns to politics.

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Join us for Fall Classes and Activities

As fall gets underway, we warmly invite you to join us for meditation, classes, and other activities. On Tuesdays starting Sept. 9 Acharya Lhakpa Tshering - teaching on Patrul Rinpoche’s “Nine Considerations and Criteria for Benefiting Beings” We are very fortunate that Acharya Lhakpa Tshering, our NB East Coast resident teacher and advisor, will be staying with us for most […]

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The Difference Between a Prison and a Monastery

The following is the second excerpt in a series from Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen’s teachings from the 2015-16 Winter Retreat. See the first here. Lama Tenpa will join us again this Dec. 30 – Jan. 3— info here. The second instruction for entering into retreat is: return to the present moment. Whatever you’re doing— walking, […]

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It’s Not So Important… Relax!

The following is the first excerpt in a series from Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen’s teachings from the 2015-16 Winter Retreat. Lama Tenpa will join us again this Dec. 30 – Jan. 3— info here. When we enter into a retreat, it’s important to consider “retreat from what?” What are we retreating from? Acharya Lama Tenpa […]

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