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Creativity and Compassion with Mitra Mark Power: Finding the mind of kindness in art and everyday perceptions. Saturday and Sunday, March 17/18, 2018

  Join us for a weekend of meditation, presentation, reflection, and also enjoy creative exercises of body, mind, and emotion. On Saturday we’ll include a visit to a local artist’s cooperative – making our practice interactive. Themes will include: meaning and purpose; “How is my life aligned with compassion?”; compassion for self and for “other”; sense-perception as a […]

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The Myth of the Self

Imagine standing on a scenic mountain peak and looking out at the world in all directions without any obstructions. These days, if we see someone behaving selfishly, we might say they’re “being egotistical.” If someone thinks you have a really “big ego,” they may even post a blog calling you an “egomaniac.” From the standpoint of our […]

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2017 Winter Retreat is Coming!

Please join us for Nalandabodhi’s 2017 East Coast Winter Retreat! Start the New Year with fresh insight and a fresh mind.

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Introduction to Buddhism

Introduction to Buddhism
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How to Be Kind to Difficult People

  We have so many concepts about others, and sometimes even before we know that person, we’ve already given them this label: “Difficult.” It’s like a big tag they’re wearing whenever we see them. So I think what’s obstructing us from dealing with them is our prejudgments and preconceptions about who they are. We have […]

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