Author Archives: Martin Wittmann

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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Love

blue flowers

by Susan Busby Nalandabodhi Connecticut was the second stop on Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s 2013 North East  tour of New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  In Connecticut, Rinpoche  taught on the Four Immeasurables:  love or loving-kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. Love is the first of the Four Immeasurables.  Rinpoche stated that religions may disagree about many things […]

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Lessons and Mind Training from the Boston Marathon

by Christine (Krysha) Brooks Training for a marathon is just as much a “head” game as it is a game of physical endurance. The main reason I do several long training runs (up to 24 miles) in the months before the Boston Marathon is to give me the confidence at the start of a race […]

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