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January 2020

Lunchtime Meditation – Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Jan
27

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Either Susanna Nicholson or Kristen Rae Steven will teach the class. There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday…

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Overview of the Essential Lam Rim Teachings – Part II – Geshe Thupten Kunkhen | 7-8:30PM

Jan
27

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on January 20th) Ven. Geshe Kunkhen will present an overview of the essential Lam Rim teachings of Lama Tsong Khapa’s Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment during this ongoing three-year course, which will cover the small, medium, and large scope of these profound teachings. Classes will consist of lecture and  discussion on the overall text, meditation, as well as time for Q&A. Geshe Kunkhen will…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Jan
28

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Introduction to Meditation – Michael Kammers | 7-8:30PM

Jan
28

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mindfulness meditation can be defined as learning to bring our attention to the present moment by focusing on our breath and simply seeing what arises without bias or judgement. When attention wanders, and we notice, we simply return our attention to the breath. The benefit of this practice is that we become more synchronized in body and mind, and begin to relate to our world in a less distracted and more wakeful way. By returning our attention to the present,…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Jan
29

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on: November 11, 12, 28, 29 & 30. Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation – Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Jan
30

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation on January 14, 15, 16 & 20 Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Maritza Puello | 1-1:45PM

Jan
31

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM | Suggested Donation: $10

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Resistance and Unity: Remembering the Tibetan Battle for Tibet | A book launch and research talk | 7-9PM

Jan
31

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

How can telling a history of resistance be part of a movement for unity? In exile, His Holiness the Dalai Lama asked elders to document history by sharing their experiences in writing. Makchi Shangri Lhagyal, a commander in the Chushi Gangdrug resistance army, took his leader’s words to heart. On his deathbed, he narrated his life story and the fight for Tibet to his children. After years of research and writing, his family now presents his biography together with a…

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February 2020

Introduction to Meditation – Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Feb
03

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Buddhism and Technology – Dr. David Kittay | 7-9PM

Feb
03

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

What has been the relationship between Buddhism and tech in the past? What will it be in the future? Is Buddhism itself a technology for becoming a fully enlightened buddha? Is a "fully enlightened buddha" a synonym for the technological Singularity, the realization of carbon/silicon human/machine superintelligence popularized by Google's Chief Engineer, Ray Kurzweil? What would Buddha say about that device in your pocket? Or in your hand? Or implanted in your brain? Monday, February 3; 7-9PM General:$25/Members:$22.50   CLICK…

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Introduction to Meditation – Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Feb
04

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Michael Kammers | 7-8:30PM

Feb
04

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mindfulness meditation can be defined as learning to bring our attention to the present moment by focusing on our breath and simply seeing what arises without bias or judgement. When attention wanders, and we notice, we simply return our attention to the breath. The benefit of this practice is that we become more synchronized in body and mind, and begin to relate to our world in a less distracted and more wakeful way. By returning our attention to the present,…

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Introduction to Meditation – Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Feb
05

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim: 12 Links of Dependent Origination – Geshe Ngawang Sonam | 7-9PM

Feb
05

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim: 12 Links of Dependent Origination Prof. Robert Thurman will introduce Geshe Ngawang Sonam, who will give a three-part teaching talk on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam Rim), with a special focus on the 12 Links of Dependent Origination. After doing his primary education, Geshe Ngawang Sonam joined Sera Monastic University in 1995 to devote his life to intensive study and practice of Buddhism. In 2008, he was selected by…

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Introduction to Meditation – Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Feb
06

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Feb
07

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Awakening in Life and Death – Loch Kelly and Michael Katz | 10AM-5PM

Feb
08

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Loch Kelly

"In the space between two thoughts, there is an easy opportunity for identifying this moment of innermost awareness."  ~ The Dalai Lama We will explore how to recognize our awakened nature which is always here within each of us and can be best recognized in the space in-between. The Bardo—or the “in-between”—has come to describe the transitional state between death and rebirth, but its qualities also characterize the gap arising between any two states. Loch will present ways of directly…

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Introduction to Meditation – Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Feb
10

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Feb
11

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Michael Kammers | 7-8:30PM

Feb
11

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mindfulness meditation can be defined as learning to bring our attention to the present moment by focusing on our breath and simply seeing what arises without bias or judgement. When attention wanders, and we notice, we simply return our attention to the breath. The benefit of this practice is that we become more synchronized in body and mind, and begin to relate to our world in a less distracted and more wakeful way. By returning our attention to the present,…

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Introduction to Meditation – Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Feb
12

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim: 12 Links of Dependent Origination – Geshe Ngawang Sonam | 7-9PM

Feb
12

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim: 12 Links of Dependent Origination Prof. Robert Thurman will introduce Geshe Ngawang Sonam, who will give a three-part teaching talk on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam Rim), with a special focus on the 12 Links of Dependent Origination. After doing his primary education, Geshe Ngawang Sonam joined Sera Monastic University in 1995 to devote his life to intensive study and practice of Buddhism. In 2008, he was selected by…

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Introduction to Meditation – Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Feb
13

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Feb
14

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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The Art of Breathing: Session Two – Mary Reilly Nichols and Franck Raharinosy | 7-9PM

Feb
14

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, February 14; 7-9PM The Art of Breathing: Session Two Valentine Special - Meditation on the Heart with Sound Meditation Franck Raharinosy and Mary Reilly Nichols Explore methods of heart-centered meditation using simple breath-awareness techniques from the Yoga Tantras, and then bathe in Franck Rahrinosy's profoundly peaceful gong and Tibetan bowl vibrations for a transformative experience. Participants may relax lying down on mats provided or choose to experience the sound bath while seated. Friday, March 6; 7-9PM The Art of…

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Introduction to Meditation – Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Feb
17

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Nina Herzog | 1-1:45PM

Feb
18

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Nina Herzog

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Abby Eletz | 1-1:45PM

Feb
19

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Abby Eletz

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim: 12 Links of Dependent Origination – Geshe Ngawang Sonam | 7-9PM

Feb
19

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Teaching on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Lam Rim: 12 Links of Dependent Origination Prof. Robert Thurman will introduce Geshe Ngawang Sonam, who will give a three-part teaching talk on Lama Tsongkhapa’s Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam Rim), with a special focus on the 12 Links of Dependent Origination. After doing his primary education, Geshe Ngawang Sonam joined Sera Monastic University in 1995 to devote his life to intensive study and practice of Buddhism. In 2008, he was selected by…

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Introduction to Meditation – Mary Reilly Nichols | 1-1:45PM

Feb
20

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Mary Reilly Nichols

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Introduction to Meditation – Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Feb
21

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Special Weekend Program – Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern and Special Guest Julian Lage | 7-9PM

Feb
21

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck: Solving Your Life Puzzle with Special Guest Julian Lage Friday, February 21; 7-9PM The Friday evening workshop will include an introduction to meditation instruction led by David Nichtern, followed by a dialog with renowned jazz and Americana guitarist Julian Lage, Q&A from the participants, and a mini-performance by Julian playing solo acoustic guitar.   Weekend, February 22-23; 10AM-5PM REGISTRATION: Full weekend - $350  | Friday, February 21 evening talk can be taken as stand-alone -…

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Special Weekend Program – Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Feb
22

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck: Solving Your Life Puzzle Friday, February 21; 7-9PM Weekend, February 22-23; 10AM-5PM REGISTRATION: Full weekend - $350  | Friday, February 21 evening talk can be taken as stand-alone - $35 (can be applied to full weekend if space available)   REGISTER HERE Please scroll down to see other registration options Based on David Nichtern’s revolutionary book (same title), this weekend workshop is open to all. This is the first time the program is being made…

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Special Weekend Program – Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck with David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Feb
23

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck: Solving Your Life Puzzle Friday, February 21; 7-9PM Weekend, February 22-23; 10AM-5PM REGISTRATION: Full weekend - $350  | Friday, February 21 evening talk can be taken as stand-alone - $35 (can be applied to full weekend if space available)   REGISTER HERE Please scroll down to see other registration options Based on David Nichtern’s revolutionary book (same title), this weekend workshop is open to all. This is the first time the program is being made…

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Introduction to Meditation – Susanna Nicholson | 1-1:45PM

Feb
24

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Susanna Nicholson

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Embodying the Great Seal of Non-Dual Compassion: Cultivating the Blissful Spirit of Belonging – Scott Tusa | 6:30-8:30PM

Feb
24

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Scott Tusa

As we and our world become increasingly interconnected 24-7, we have to ask—is it humanly possible to take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? Fortunately for us all, the Nalanda tradition preserved in Tibet not only offers a resounding affirmation of our talent for total presence, but also challenges our self-doubt with rigorous methods of deeper practice. This final course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program will introduce you to the tradition’s most powerful…

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Feb
25

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There is no Lunchtime Meditation on February 24, 25 & 26.

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There is no Evening Meditation class today

Feb
25

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

There is no Evening Meditation class today

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Feb
26

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There is no Lunchtime Meditation on February 24, 25 & 26.

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There is no Lunchtime Meditation today

Feb
27

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There is no Lunchtime Meditation on February 24, 25 & 26.

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Introduction to Meditation – Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Feb
28

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

Take a mid-day pause to refresh your mind and re-establish your center in the midst of bustling city life. Meditation is a powerful tool to eliminate stress, to heal the body, mind, and brain, and to enhance your personal well-being and positive relationship with the world. Join Nalanda Institute faculty as they lead Tuesday and Thursday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. Attendance at previous sessions is not required. Meditation floor mats & traditional western chairs are provided and no special…

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Trauma, Memory, Resilience and Consciousness – David Bullard, Ph.D. | 10AM-12Noon

Feb
29

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Guilt Anguish Regret Envy Anxiety Trauma Life makes us all susceptible to these painful states of mind. And sometimes memories of suffering and trauma - either which we have experienced directly or vicariously to the pain of others - continue to be powerfully disturbing long afterward, despite our attempts to change them through understandings from meditation, spirituality or psychotherapy. New advances in trauma therapy and memory research, together with Buddhist perspectives on consciousness, can help us neutralize or greatly diminish the disturbance such memories have held for us. These…

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March 2020

Embodying the Great Seal of Non-Dual Compassion: Cultivating the Blissful Spirit of Belonging – Scott Tusa | 6:30-8:30PM

Mar
02

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Scott Tusa

As we and our world become increasingly interconnected 24-7, we have to ask—is it humanly possible to take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? Fortunately for us all, the Nalanda tradition preserved in Tibet not only offers a resounding affirmation of our talent for total presence, but also challenges our self-doubt with rigorous methods of deeper practice. This final course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program will introduce you to the tradition’s most powerful…

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Life and Teachings of Tsongkhapa: The Renaissance Man of Tibet – Robert Thurman

Mar
04

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesdays; 7-9PM - March 4, 11, 18 & 25 2019 has been a big year for Lama Tsong Khapa, or Jey Rinpochey, as the Tibetans affectionately call him. In the first of these classes, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, Robert Thurman will teach Tsong Khapa's foundational vision of reality, "emptiness the womb of compassion," and detail the history of how he follows on Shakyamuni, Bagarjuna, Chandrakirti, and Atisha in doing so. He will also touh on how the present…

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The Art of Breathing: Session Three – Mary Reilly Nichols | 7-9PM

Mar
06

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, March 6; 7-9PM The Art of Breathing : Session Three Exploring Tantric Breath Practices  Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on the easeful and enlightening breath methodology described in Tantric contemplative teachings. Friday, April 10; 7-9PM The Art of Breathing : Session Four Themes from the Kularnava Tantra - Breath as Your Inner Teacher  Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on a specific…

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The Anxious Buddhist: What to Do About It – Dr. David Kittay | 7-9PM

Mar
09

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Buddhism is a path for real people, and real people can be anxious.  How does Buddhism consider anxiety, and does Dr. Buddha have any treatments for it?  We'll take a look at anxiety, its causes, and treatments from a Buddhist perspective, including approaches from Fundamental, Universal, and Esoteric Buddhism.  Professor Kittay admits he is really nervous about this talk. Monday, March 9; 7-9PM General:$25/Members:$22.50   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Dr. David Komodo Kittay teaches philosophy, religion, and technology at Columbia,…

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Life and Teachings of Tsongkhapa: The Renaissance Man of Tibet – Robert Thurman

Mar
11

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesdays; 7-9PM - March 4, 11, 18 & 25 2019 has been a big year for Lama Tsong Khapa, or Jey Rinpochey, as the Tibetans affectionately call him. In the first of these classes, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, Robert Thurman will teach Tsong Khapa's foundational vision of reality, "emptiness the womb of compassion," and detail the history of how he follows on Shakyamuni, Bagarjuna, Chandrakirti, and Atisha in doing so. He will also touh on how the present…

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Wisdom Rising: Celebrating the empowered feminine through meditations, kirtan, and stories of great women | 2-6PM

Mar
14

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Wisdom Rising: Celebrating the empowered feminine through meditations, kirtan, and stories of great women A devotional afternoon with Chandra Easton and Nina Rao Come celebrate the divine feminine in her many forms through stories, meditations, and chanting/kirtan. Chandra and Nina will weave Buddhist and Hindu mystical stories of great yoginis into a tapestry of devotion and celebration for the women who brought love and liberation down to earth. Chandra will give an introduction to the Five Wisdom Dakini meditation as taught by Lama Tsultrim…

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Embodying the Great Seal of Non-Dual Compassion: Cultivating the Blissful Spirit of Belonging – Scott Tusa | 6:30-8:30PM

Mar
16

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Scott Tusa

As we and our world become increasingly interconnected 24-7, we have to ask—is it humanly possible to take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? Fortunately for us all, the Nalanda tradition preserved in Tibet not only offers a resounding affirmation of our talent for total presence, but also challenges our self-doubt with rigorous methods of deeper practice. This final course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program will introduce you to the tradition’s most powerful…

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Life and Teachings of Tsongkhapa: The Renaissance Man of Tibet – Robert Thurman

Mar
18

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesdays; 7-9PM - March 4, 11, 18 & 25 2019 has been a big year for Lama Tsong Khapa, or Jey Rinpochey, as the Tibetans affectionately call him. In the first of these classes, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, Robert Thurman will teach Tsong Khapa's foundational vision of reality, "emptiness the womb of compassion," and detail the history of how he follows on Shakyamuni, Bagarjuna, Chandrakirti, and Atisha in doing so. He will also touh on how the present…

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The Aesthetics of Enlightenment: The Art of Embodying Compassion through Ritual, Sound, Imagery and Dance | 6:30-8:30PM

Mar
20

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Aesthetics of Enlightenment: The Art of Embodying Compassion through Ritual, Sound, Imagery and Dance, Co-Sponsored with Nalanda Institute Friday Evening Panel - March 20; 6:30-8:30PM | General:$25/Members:$22.50   REGISTER HERE Panelists: Jacob Kyle, Founder, Embodied Philosophy Joe Loizzo, Founder, Nalanda Institute Michaela Martello, Buddhist Artist Eric Mendlow, Artist and Curator The sacred arts that are so integral to Indian and Tibetan culture offer not only an unusually rich language of self-expression but a priceless legacy for all humanity today. While Western…

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The Aesthetics of Enlightenment: The Art of Embodying Compassion through Ritual, Sound, Imagery and Dance | 10AM-5PM

Mar
21

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Aesthetics of Enlightenment: The Art of Embodying Compassion through Ritual, Sound, Imagery and Dance, Co-Sponsored with Nalanda Institute Saturday Workshop - March 21; 10AM-5PM  |  General:$80/Members:$72    REGISTER HERE Faculty: Sundar Das, Bansuri Flutist Sonam Dhargyay, Ritual Master Geshe Tashi Dorje, Chant Master Karen Greenspan, Dance Teacher, Author, and Buddhist Practitioner Joe Loizzo, Founder, Nalanda Institute This daylong workshop co-sponsored with Nalanda Institute is meant to educate and edify people curious about the embodied practice of the Tantric arts, whether to enrich…

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Embodying the Great Seal of Non-Dual Compassion: Cultivating the Blissful Spirit of Belonging – Scott Tusa | 6:30-8:30PM

Mar
23

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Scott Tusa

As we and our world become increasingly interconnected 24-7, we have to ask—is it humanly possible to take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? Fortunately for us all, the Nalanda tradition preserved in Tibet not only offers a resounding affirmation of our talent for total presence, but also challenges our self-doubt with rigorous methods of deeper practice. This final course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program will introduce you to the tradition’s most powerful…

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Life and Teachings of Tsongkhapa: The Renaissance Man of Tibet – Robert Thurman

Mar
25

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Wednesdays; 7-9PM - March 4, 11, 18 & 25 2019 has been a big year for Lama Tsong Khapa, or Jey Rinpochey, as the Tibetans affectionately call him. In the first of these classes, March 4, 11, 18 & 25, Robert Thurman will teach Tsong Khapa's foundational vision of reality, "emptiness the womb of compassion," and detail the history of how he follows on Shakyamuni, Bagarjuna, Chandrakirti, and Atisha in doing so. He will also touh on how the present…

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The Healing Power of Sound – Sara Galassini and Christopher Cherney | 10AM-5:30PM

Mar
28

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, Sunday, March 28, 29; 10AM-5:30PM $150 per day  or $275 for the weekend with 10% to Tibet House US members CLICK HERE TO REGISTER HERE A weekend workshop to explore focus, intention and listening as the primary steps towards orienting oneself within. We begin carving a path towards creating a conscious state of being and a stronger sense of self by developing tools for self caring, balance and wellbeing in our daily lives. We will use breathing techniques, sound…

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The Healing Power of Sound – Sara Galassini and Christopher Cherney | 10AM-5:30PM

Mar
29

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday, Sunday, March 28, 29; 10AM-5:30PM $150 per day  or $275 for the weekend with 10% to Tibet House US members CLICK HERE TO REGISTER HERE A weekend workshop to explore focus, intention and listening as the primary steps towards orienting oneself within. We begin carving a path towards creating a conscious state of being and a stronger sense of self by developing tools for self caring, balance and wellbeing in our daily lives. We will use breathing techniques, sound…

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Embodying the Great Seal of Non-Dual Compassion: Cultivating the Blissful Spirit of Belonging – Scott Tusa | 6:30-8:30PM

Mar
30

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Scott Tusa

As we and our world become increasingly interconnected 24-7, we have to ask—is it humanly possible to take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? Fortunately for us all, the Nalanda tradition preserved in Tibet not only offers a resounding affirmation of our talent for total presence, but also challenges our self-doubt with rigorous methods of deeper practice. This final course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program will introduce you to the tradition’s most powerful…

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April 2020

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

Apr
01

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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Transcending the Self through Purifying the Eight Consciousnesses with Tempa Dukte Lama | 9:30AM-5:30PM

Apr
04

9:30 am – 5:30 pm

This daylong teaching will explore the nature of consciousness and the development of pure perception according to the Bon teachings. In the Bon and Buddhist teachings, consciousness is viewed as consisting of eight consciousnesses: the six sense consciousnesses, the deluded mind consciousness, and the fundamental base consciousness. The base consciousness is the source of everything. It has the seeds of both liberation and delusion, happiness and unhappiness. Which of these seeds will germinate depends on the conditions we come into…

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Great Seal Parctice: Embodying the Spirit of Universal Compassion – Scott Tusa | 10AM-5PM

Apr
05

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Scott Tusa

In our globally interconnected age, how can we possibly take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? This final retreat for Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Course Six aims to give you a real taste for the tradition’s most powerful practice of radical presence, the profound art of the Great Seal (Mahamudra). By gradually deepening our embodied awareness, we begin to access unitive flow states of mind that help us sense our deeper connection with all…

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Embodying the Great Seal of Non-Dual Compassion: Cultivating the Blissful Spirit of Belonging – Scott Tusa | 6:30-8:30PM

Apr
06

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Scott Tusa

As we and our world become increasingly interconnected 24-7, we have to ask—is it humanly possible to take it all in and keep responding with mindful awareness and embodied compassion? Fortunately for us all, the Nalanda tradition preserved in Tibet not only offers a resounding affirmation of our talent for total presence, but also challenges our self-doubt with rigorous methods of deeper practice. This final course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program will introduce you to the tradition’s most powerful…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

Apr
08

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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The Art of Breathing: Session Four – Mary Reilly Nichols | 7-9PM

Apr
10

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday, April 10; 7-9PM The Art of Breathing : Session Four: Themes from the Kularnava Tantra - Breath as Your Inner Teacher  Receive instruction in the basics of optimal breathing habits and breath centered meditation. Focus on a specific text, the “Kularnava Tantra”  which offers breath technique as a means to meditative non-dual awareness. In each class there will be a balance of informative instruction and sitting meditation. REGISTRATION TO ATTEND IN-PERSON: To attend one session: General:$25/Members:$22.50 To attend all…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

Apr
13

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

Apr
15

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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An Evening of Classical Indian Music with Sitarist Arjun Verma, accompanied by Naren Budhakar on Tabla

Apr
17

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for an evening of classical Indian music by renowned sitarist Arjun Verma, accompanied by Naren Budhakar on Tabla. Arjun Verma is a sitarist trained by Maestro Ali Akbar Khan. As a child, Arjun learned from his father, sitarist Roop Verma, himself a disciple of Ali Akbar Khan and Ravi Shankar. As a teenager, Arjun was very fortunate to study with Ali Akbar Khan for eight years, and since the Maestro’s passing in 2009, with his son Alam Khan. The combination of these influences…

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Apr
18

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom Bodhidharma’s Yi Jin Jing:  Classic of Muscle Tendon Change A Total Transformation of Body/Mind To Cultivate Vitality, Virtue and Sublime Awareness Over 1500 years ago the Indian monk Bodhidharma brought Chan/Zen Buddhism to China.  He created and taught 3 Buddhist Qigong practices to the Shaolin monks, including the Yi Jin Jing, the Classic of Muscle Tendon Change.  In this set one circulates Qi and blood through the tendons, ligaments, fascia and bone marrow to increase…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

Apr
20

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

Apr
22

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

Apr
27

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

Apr
29

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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May 2020

Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

May
04

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

May
06

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 7-9PM

May
08

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM at Menla

May
09

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM at Menla

May
10

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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Wah! Healing Concert – NYC | 05/10/2020

May
10

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

 The Healing Concert uses visual and sonic images of our universe to create a feature-length presentation of profound beauty. Slow moving, calming laser lights and visual projections create patterns found in Nature such as constellations in the sky and Northern Lights on the horizon. Wah! performs live, her beautiful voice, loops, delays, and keyboards gently guiding audiences into deep relaxation and rejuvenation. World Peace. Peace Within. Designed, composed and performed by Wah!, her multi-media Healing Concerts are regularly performed…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

May
11

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

May
13

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

May
16

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom Bodhidharma’s Yi Jin Jing:  Classic of Muscle Tendon Change A Total Transformation of Body/Mind To Cultivate Vitality, Virtue and Sublime Awareness Over 1500 years ago the Indian monk Bodhidharma brought Chan/Zen Buddhism to China.  He created and taught 3 Buddhist Qigong practices to the Shaolin monks, including the Yi Jin Jing, the Classic of Muscle Tendon Change.  In this set one circulates Qi and blood through the tendons, ligaments, fascia and bone marrow to increase…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

May
18

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT) – Lavina Shamdasani | 7-9PM

May
20

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Compassion Cultivation Training© (CCT)  Reduce stress, increase well-being and improve relationships! The CCT course, developed at Stanford University, integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.  Through lectures, meditation techniques, mindfulness, and in-class interaction, you can strengthen the qualities of compassion, empathy and kindness. A compassionate attitude can greatly reduce the distress people feel in difficult situations and become a profound personal resource in times of stress.  Compassion Cultivation Training helps one move through life and…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

May
25

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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June 2020

Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

Jun
01

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 7-9PM

Jun
05

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Jun
06

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Jun
07

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 6:30-8:30PM

Jun
08

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Maria Perez

Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete, evidence-based tool-chest for building resilience and well-being of mind, heart, and…

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Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Maria Perez and Erica Saccente | 10AM-5PM

Jun
13

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Maria Perez

Compassion-Based Resilience Training: Learning to Thrive with Mindfulness, Compassion & Purpose Maria Perez, RN, MPH, CCM, and Erica Saccente, NP Want to bounce back quickly from stress, illness, addiction, interpersonal conflict, and trauma? To keep coming back to the presence, engagement, vision and energy that empower us to thrive with others in our interdependent world? Developed and tested for two decades at Columbia and Cornell by Nalanda Institute Director Dr. Joe Loizzo, this training will introduce you to a complete,…

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Jun
20

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom Bodhidharma’s Yi Jin Jing:  Classic of Muscle Tendon Change A Total Transformation of Body/Mind To Cultivate Vitality, Virtue and Sublime Awareness Over 1500 years ago the Indian monk Bodhidharma brought Chan/Zen Buddhism to China.  He created and taught 3 Buddhist Qigong practices to the Shaolin monks, including the Yi Jin Jing, the Classic of Muscle Tendon Change.  In this set one circulates Qi and blood through the tendons, ligaments, fascia and bone marrow to increase…

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Hatha Yoga Lecture – Sundernath (Shandor Remete) | 6:30-9PM

Jun
25

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

“Truth has many paths and therefore is forever fluid and elastic. The one Truth carries in itself all that ever happens” - Master Yogin Sundernath (Shandor Remete) Tibet House welcomes Sundernath, Shandor Remete, the founder of Shadow Yoga and Nṛtta Sādhanā for a lecture on his life studies in hatha yoga. The name Shadow Yoga is derived from the 6th chapter of the ancient tantrika treatise ‘The Shiva-Svarodaya’ (the birth of the breath of life revealed by the god Shiva). This…

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Film screening of AGNIYOGA | 6:30-9:30PM

Jun
26

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for a film viewing of AGNIYOGANA, a documentary exploring the true potential of the ancient yogic path in the modern world. Followed by a Q & A with the director, Emma Balnaves. AGNIYOGANA, the film’s title, refers to the yoking of one’s own inner fire. This inner fire is what transmutes and transforms every living being so they may become more fully awake, vibrant and alive. The commentary on the Vedas known as the Satapatha Brahmana states: ‘Then...when…

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Cultivating an Undistracted Mind in a Distracted World by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo | 10AM-5PM

Jun
27

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

A teaching based on Shantideva's text, The Way of the Bodhisattva Do you ever find yourself lost in distraction, pulled in myriad directions? In this weekend teaching, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo will explore a classic Tibetan Buddhist text on vigilance or mindfulness in daily life. In the fifth chapter of the Bodhicaryavatara (The Way of the Bodhisattva), Shantideva expounds on the importance of cultivating the qualities of mindfulness and awareness, since the mind is the source of all suffering – and offers practical…

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Cultivating an Undistracted Mind in a Distracted World by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo | 10AM-5PM

Jun
28

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

A teaching based on Shantideva's text, The Way of the Bodhisattva Do you ever find yourself lost in distraction, pulled in myriad directions? In this weekend teaching, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo will explore a classic Tibetan Buddhist text on vigilance or mindfulness in daily life. In the fifth chapter of the Bodhicaryavatara (The Way of the Bodhisattva), Shantideva expounds on the importance of cultivating the qualities of mindfulness and awareness, since the mind is the source of all suffering – and offers practical…

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July 2020

100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 7-9PM

Jul
10

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Jul
11

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Jul
12

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 7-9PM

Jul
31

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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August 2020

100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Aug
01

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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100 Hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training – David Nichtern | 10AM-6PM

Aug
02

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

May 8th through August 2nd This training will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will also help you to deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others in both a group and 1-1 setting. During the training there will be group practice, teaching exercises, additional individual practice and study requirements. Students will…

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