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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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Wake Up with the Mind You Have Right Now

“Our appreciation for this crazy, confused world comes from realizing that we can wake up with the mind we have right now.”    – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche +Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche in Connecticut   May 17-19, 2013

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An Interview with Acharya Lhakpa Tshering


Acharya Lhakpa is much loved by those of us studying and practicing in the Nalandabodhi sanghas of Connecticut, New York, and Philadelphia. Recently we interviewed Acharya, asking him questions that went right to the core of the way Western Buddhist students approach the path to awakening. Acharya spoke very beautifully about making the Buddhist teachings part of your life.

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