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The Four Immeasurables

Equanimity     Loving Kindness     Compassion     Sympathetic Joy A Two-Day Practice Workshop Sunday Jan. 21 and Jan 28, 9:30-4:00 The Four Immeasurables  is an important practice of the Mahayana path. Its objective is to train our minds in the four qualities of loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity in order to […]

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Nalandabodhi Canada Open Retreat 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!   October 6 to 9, 2017 Kempenfelt Conference Centre Innisfil, Ontario Teaching topic to be announced This weekend residential retreat with two leading luminaries of contemporary Buddhism – Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and Dilyak Drupon Rinpoche – is open to all. Senior teachers from the Nalandabodhi community will also lead sessions. Don’t miss […]

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Chokhor Duchen

Thursday July 27, 5:00 – 6:30 pm “Cho” means dharma and “khor” means turning, as in turning the wheel of dharma. This day celebrates the First Turning (first teaching) of the Wheel of Dharma. These teachings on the Four Noble Truths laid the ground for the entire Buddhist teachings and path. It is said that […]

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Open Meditation

*Most Sundays from 10:00am to 11:30am *Please check the calendar for dates and times. Sometimes known as “bare attention” or “peaceful abiding” Shamatha practice begins with chants and then alternates sitting and walking meditation.  The practice of meditation is basically a process of getting to know yourself by becoming familiar with your mind.  The Buddhist […]

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Ponlop Rinpoche in Montreal in May

May 5-7 2017,  Ponlop Rinpoche Teaches in Montreal  Nalandabodhi Montreal is very pleased to host the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche for his only public appearance in the North East this year.  He will give 4 talks on the following topic: “Seizing Every Opportunity: Being Awake with Living, Dying and Everything In-Between”, This program will be held in Montréal from May 5 to […]

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