Category Archives: Path of Mindful Activity

Questions & Answers on Mindfulness with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Q: In the West today, mindfulness as a practice is being taken out of its Buddhist context and introduced without Buddhist language of any kind. We have mindfulness in business, mindfulness in the education system, and so on. What do you think of this, Rinpoche? Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: I’ve been contemplating that quite a bit. […]

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“How to Be Kind to Yourself”: Sage Advice from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

Dealing with Loss, Anger and Sadness Q: My partner and I just broke up. I don’t want to feel anger or jealousy, but I feel it anyway. I feel anger. How can I have compassion for myself? Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche: There are two questions here actually––one about hating someone and one about losing someone. In […]

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A Reflection of Our Nature

In March we hosted Mitra Mark Power, who leads the development of our Path of Mindful Activity courses. Mark taught the Essential Points workshop.                   “Our relationship to what arises is more a reflection of our nature, rather than a battle or contest to be won or lost.”

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Walking the Path of Aha! and Oh No!

“The Path is always a mixture of Aha! and Oh No!” – Mitra Mark Power,  during the Essential Points workshop, part of the Nalandabodhi Path of Mindful Activity.

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Questions and Inquiry Test the Ground

Recently Nalandabodhi Connecticut hosted Mitra Mark Power, who leads the development of courses in the Nalandabodhi Path of Mindful Activity. . . .

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