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Upcoming Events at Nalandabodhi

Here are the upcoming events for this week and beyond


Emotional Rescue: How to Work With Your Emotions To Transform Hurt And Confusion Into Energy That Empowers You

Acclaimed Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shows how to free yourself from being a victim of your emotions by gaining the awareness and understanding that will help you harness their power. Only by learning to relate to our emotions skillfully can we benefit from their richness and gain wisdom, instead of letting them control us.



Location:  Naropa University, Nalanda Campus


Friday, November 4 – Keynote at 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 5
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
12-2 p.m. – Lunch on your own
2-4:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 6 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.


Friday Night:  $20

Full Weekend:  $200

Full Weekend, Senior Discount:  $150.  NB members contact Eileen Kay for information about a discount for NB Members.

Student Discount:  50%, use the discount code  PONLOPST50 when registering

Book signing:

After the talk on Friday night, there will be a book signing of Rinpoche’s book.  Books will be available for sale at the event.

Registration is through Naropa University, using Event Brite.  Register and buy tickets here …

Learn More About Emotional Rescue …

Free Bonus Opportunity for weekend attendees only!

Senior teachers from Naropa and the Boulder Nalandabodhi study and practice center will facilitate small group sharing circles to reflect on insights from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s weekend talks and the book Emotional Rescue.
Drop in to one or both sessions at Naropa:
Saturday, Nov 12, 10 – noon
Saturday, Nov 19, 10 – noon



gong 300Meditation Practices

We will continue to offer Sunday morning meditation with Shamatha, or Calm Abiding meditation, from 9:00 to 11:00.

From 11:00 to 12:00 we will offer guided meditation on the first 3 Sundays of the month. For October, we will offer guided meditation on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. This will be in conjunction with our study course. You do not need to take the study course to attend the guided meditation sessions. Next Sunday the meditation will be on Mindfulness of Feelings.



Tara Drupchen

October 28 and October 29.Please join us in support of the first Nalandabodhi Tara Drupchen to take place in Settle at Nalanda West, Oct 28 – 30, 2016. In order to strengthen our connection with this wonderful event, we have organized a program at Odantapuri Center – Nalandabodhi Boulder.  Members and friends are invited to this special practice.   More details …

Path and FlowersNalandabodhi Study Curriculum

We will offer the first course in the newly revised Mahayana curriculum, staring  November 7. The first course is called Heart of Daring and introduces you to the basic teachings of the Mahayana, the Greater Vehicle. More details here…

We are postponing the start of the Introduction to Buddhism courses.  We have an update soon on the start of this series of courses.


22341_281394294760_979680_sNitartha Institute

Nalandabodhi’s sister organization, the Nitartha Institute, will be offering the first course in their advanced Buddhist Studies curriculum. The course is Mind and Its World, along with its companion course, Clear Thinking. Nalandabodhi is excited to host these courses here in Boulder. More details here …


kado-autumnFall Kado

Eileen Kay is offering classes on Kado or Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging, every other Friday. More details here …



Nalandabodhi Mission

Provide a complete curriculum of study, meditation, and mindful activity, based on an authentic lineage of Buddhist teachings, that is accessible and relevant to everyday life.

Offer a supportive environment for exploring and applying these teachings, with people who understand the challenges of creating a meaningful life in the 21st century.

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