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Introducing a New “Off the Cushion” Discussion Series

  Nalandabodhi Connecticut is excited to announce that we will be hosting a series of guided discussions in the coming months on several topics that deal with how to bring the dharma into our daily lives. Topics to be covered tentatively include: Spiritual Bypassing Buddhist Approaches to Dealing with Pain Buddhism & Race Bearing Witness […]

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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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Please join us for the 2017 Winter Retreat!

Stages of Meditation with Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Acharya Lhakpa Tshering, and Mitra Mark Power You can watch or listen to our review sessions of teachings from the 2015 retreat (audio, video) and the 2016 retreat (audio, video). Cultivate your path to deeper meditation practice… Learn and practice calm abiding (shamatha) meditation and the stages of […]

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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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