Author Archives: Nirja Savill

Compassion – Altruistic Heart and The Four Immeasurables

  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. Compassion is the second of the Four Immeasurables.  In this sense, compassion means noble heart connected to a certain […]

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More “Ah Ha!” Insights from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Connecticut

So many of you who attended “The Altruistic Heart” teachings last weekend had profound “ah ha!” insights.  Here are a couple more “ah ha!” quotes from our participants: I have studied and had teachings on the Four Immeasurables many times over the past 20 years. However, there was something so very special about Rinpoche’s teaching […]

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“Ah Ha!” Moments from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Connecticut

DPR in CT May2013 (Alisen Downey)

This past weekend, a hundred people had the opportunity to hear Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche speak straight from his heart about the “altruistic heart” and the Four Immeasurables:  loving-kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity. Everyone who attended had the chance to share “ah ha!” moments that came to them during the weekend—and there were many.  Below are […]

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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche to Visit Connecticut

We are delighted to welcome Nalandabodhi’s Spiritual founder back to Connecticut for a weekend teaching as a part of his east coast tour to NYC, Connecticut and Philadelphia . The topic of this teaching will be The Altruistic Heart: Training in the Four Immeasurables.  The event will be held at St Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield, CT Friday May […]

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2013 Nalandabodhi Pilgrimage

Contributed by Susan Busby This spring, two Nalandabodhi Connecticut members were lucky enough to travel on pilgrimage with the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and 30 other Nalandabodhi members on a trip of a lifetime.  We all met in Bangkok, then flew to Myanmar (Burma)  for a week and then to Sri Lanka for another week. Traveling […]

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