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August 2019

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
21

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
22

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
23

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
24

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
25

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
26

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
27

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
28

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
29

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
30

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Aug
31

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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September 2019

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Sep
01

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) – Closed to public through Labor Day

Sep
02

Summer Hours (August 13-September 2) - Closed to public through Labor Day Please check website www.tibethouse.us

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

Sep
03

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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

Sep
04

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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

Sep
05

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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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Sep
06

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake 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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The Platform of Joy – Sharon Salzberg, Mark Epstein and Robert Thurman | 7-9PM

Sep
06

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Sharon Salzberg

In a famous statement, the Buddha said that he taught one thing and one thing only: suffering and the end of suffering.  Although this sounds like two things, he meant what he said. Within longing, behind addiction, beneath rage and under confusion lies a joy that is accessible to all. Uncovered during a period of self-investigation preceding his enlightenment, this joy became the wellspring of the Buddha’s psychology and the foundation of what he called the Middle Path.  In more…

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Mindfulness and Beyond – Sharon Salzberg, Mark Epstein and Robert Thurman | 10AM-4:30PM

Sep
07

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sharon Salzberg

Today’s workshop will focus on the role of mindfulness in the Buddha’s path to awakening.  As it has become more and more popular in the West, mindfulness has sometimes been removed from the context in which it was originally presented. Rather than understood as a precursor to insight, it is often presented as an end in itself.  This puts too much of a burden on mindfulness to solve all of our problems.  Today’s discussion brings together three longtime practitioners of…

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Love is a State of Consciousness – Experience Pure Love – Shri Shivananda Swamiji | 2-4PM

Sep
08

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Have you ever felt so in love that your outlook on life transforms?  What if  this doesn’t require another human?  You become like a child and life carries endless possibilities.  Shivananda Swamiji is a self realized swami whose mission is to inspire the awakening of each human’s heart. He believes that each human is capable of becoming a part of this mission of inspiring heart awakening in order to raise consciousness. We are at a crossroads in our evolution. The…

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There will be no Lunchtime Meditation

Sep
09

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation from Monday, September 9-Thursday, September 12.

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Sep
09

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

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

Sep
09

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). 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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There will be no Lunchtime Meditation

Sep
10

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation from Monday, September 9-Thursday, September 12.

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There will be no Lunchtime Meditation

Sep
11

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation from Monday, September 9-Thursday, September 12.

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There will be no Lunchtime Meditation

Sep
12

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

There will be no Lunchtime Meditation from Monday, September 9-Thursday, September 12.

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OPENING RECEPTION: My World Is in Your Blind Spot – Tenzin Rigdol | 6-8PM

Sep
12

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, September 12, 2019  6-8pm Tenzing Rigdol’s My World Is in Your Blind Spot—the highlight and namesake of this exhibition—consists of five large mixed-media panels. The central buddha silhouettes greet the viewer in their recognizable cross-legged seated positions—a posture often associated with meditation and peace—and with a stunning visual effect enhanced by the use of silks and fire imagery. But the composed aesthetic of the series belies the meaning behind it. The fires seemingly emerging from the bodies of…

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Sep
13

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

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

Sep
13

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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

Sep
14

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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

Sep
15

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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

Sep
16

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Sep
16

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

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

Sep
16

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). 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

Sep
17

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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

Sep
18

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

Sep
19

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Sep
20

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake 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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Book Reading and Signing – The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great with Dr. Alexander Gardner | 7-9PM

Sep
20

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Alexander Gardner, Director of The Treasury of Lives, will discuss his new book, The Life of Jamgon Kongtrul the Great, the first-ever extensive biography of Tibet's most famous nonsectarian Buddhist lama. Well-known for preserving Tibetan Buddhist lineages in an era of great political strife, Kongtrul is one of the most important figures of the 19th-century Rimé period. Discussion and reading will be followed by a Q&A and book-signing with the author.   “Your mind won’t be found elsewhere. It is…

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

Sep
23

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Sep
23

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

Find out more »

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

Sep
23

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). 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

Sep
24

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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

Sep
25

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

Sep
26

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

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Lunchtime Meditation with Rachel Hammerman | 1-1:45PM

Sep
27

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Rachel Hammerman

ake 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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Presentation and Book Signing – Painting Enlightenment: Healing Visions of the Heart Sutra | 7-9PM

Sep
27

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for an evening with professor Paula Arai, author of Painting Enlightenment: Healings Visions of the Heart Sutra. Arai will give a presentation on the life and work of Iwasaki Tsuneo (1917-2002), a Japanese teacher, biologist, prisoner of war, Buddhist practitioner, and painter who developed a uniquely Buddhist aesthetic inspired  by the Heart Sutra. The Heart Sutra—among the most famous of Buddhist scriptures—has been treated with reverence for centuries. Practitioners and calligraphers have honored the sutra by hand…

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

Sep
30

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 Monday – Friday lunchtime meditation sessions at Tibet House. 1-1:45PM  |  Suggested Donation: $10

Find out more »

Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Sep
30

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

Find out more »

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

Sep
30

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Geshe Thupten Kunken

Mondays, 7-8:30PM  | Suggested donation: $10 (There will be no class on federal holidays). 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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October 2019

Special Lectures with Professor Robert Thurman – This Pig Year: Dalai Lama’s 84th Year | 7-9PM

Oct
02

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Professor Robert Thurman

Wednesday, October 2; 7-9PM:  This Pig Year: Dalai Lama's 84th Year This lecture will discuss the Tibetan tradition of the "obstacle year," the idea that when one's birth animal year comes around every twelve years, there is danger of an obstacle bringing us some misfortune. In H. H. the Dalai Lama's case, since his fate is so tied to that of the Tibetan nation, there has been a tendency for all of Tibet to undergo hardships during Pig Years. In…

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Oct
06

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Paul Bloom

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom: 12 Taoist Rejuvenations Awakening Your Spirit, Expressing It and Finding Harmonious Grace 10AM-5PM; Sunday, October 6  |  Saturday, November 2 | Saturday, December 14   The “12 Taoist Rejuvenations” is easily my most favorite set to practice.  If there were only one set I could do, this would be the one.  Kwan Sai-hung, strongly connected to the famous Hua Shan Monastery in Northern China, taught me this set.  He claimed that the ladies of the imperial Ching…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
07

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Oct
07

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

Find out more »

Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
08

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
09

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Dalai Lama’s “Force for Good” Program – Psychedelics, Mysticism, and Enlightenment | 7-9PM

Oct
09

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dalai Lama's "Force for Good" Program  Psychedelics, Mysticism, and Enlightenment With Drs. Anthony P. Bossis, Anya Loizaga-Velder, and Prof. David Komodo Kittay Dr. Bossis will discuss findings from FDA-approved psychedelic-generated mystical experience research including findings demonstrating a single psilocybin session helping persons with cancer or end-of-life distress cultivate meaning, enhance psycho-spiritual well-being, and foster a greater acceptance of the dying process. Implications for the study of meaning-making and spirituality will be addressed. Dr. Loizaga-Velder, Director of Research and Psychotherapy at the…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
10

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Sand Mandala Construction – Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery | 10:30AM-5PM

Oct
11

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

'Chenrezig' Compassion Sand Mandala Construction Monks from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery, Nepal Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale Venerable Wangchen Norbu Lama Venerable Wangdi Gurung Witness the step-by-step creation of a traditional Sand Mandala, an ancient art form of Tibetan Buddhism. Team of 3 monks led by Venerable Tenzin Jhyampa Ghale from Shang Gadhen Chokhor Ling Monastery in Nepal will construct Chenrezig Mandala of Compassion over five days from Oct. 7-11. During the Closing Ceremony, the monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping…

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Ngorchen and Ngor Monastery: A New Order of Artistic Splendor | 7-9PM

Oct
11

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENED MASTERS A Speaker Series on Paintings of Historic Tibetan Leaders: Representations from the Tibet House Repatriation Collection Saturday, September 7, Fridays, October 11, 25, Thursday, November 7, Wednesday, November 13 Professor Robert Thurman, Alexander Gardner, Ph.D, Alison Baldassano, Dominique Townsend, Katherine Anne Paul, Ph.D., Virginia and William M. Spencer  Maybe we recognize their portraits, or know a thing or two about their teachings, but how much do we really know about the lives and representations of important Tibetan…

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Embodying Your Heroic Self: Role-Modeling Imagery and Deep Transformation – Joe Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D. | 7-9PM

Oct
14

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Joe Loizzo

This fifth course in Nalanda Institute’s Sustainable Happiness Program introduces the art of role-modeling in the Nalanda tradition: the fast track to embodying our innate genius for altruistic engagement with all life and the earth we share. By binding blissful openness to heroic imagery and affirmation, safe in the crucible of a close mentoring bond, this potent art sparks the healing alchemy we need to transform our traumatic self and world into a heroic self and world. We begin by…

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Bardo teachings and lessons on how to die well based on a the Tibetan Book of the Dead – Michael Katz | 7-9PM

Oct
16

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This slideshow and lecture will focus on the period when the outer and inner signs presage that the onset of death is near  (Chikhai Bardo),  It continues  through the onset of  Chonyi Bardo which commences after the final ‘inner breath. These are the special moments when the luminosity of the true nature dawns for practitioners.  The presentation will also focus on  the Sidpai bardo of rebirth which endures until the inner-breath commences in the new transmigrating  birth form determined by…

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

Oct
18

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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

Oct
19

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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

Oct
20

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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Mindful Meditation for Distorted Emotions – Geshe Thupten Dorjee

Oct
21

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Attentiveness is the best light to eliminate the darkness of ignorance. The best treasure that cannot be stolen. It is the greatest tool to overcome ignorance, and it is the best friend to provide skillful ways to overcome delusions. The Mirror for Health and Happiness is a holistic program designed to address stress (Distorted Thoughts) and overall mental health Peace and Calm based on the ancient practices of meditation developed by Tibetan Buddhist scholars for centuries in India and Tibet.…

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Dream Yoga – Michael Katz | 7-9PM

Oct
23

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Psychologist/Artist Dr. Michael Katz for the fun and provocative “Living and Dreaming Lucidly” workshop. This series incorporates meditation, guided induction, and powerful techniques of dream work. These include group exercises and psychodrama to incorporate transcendent personal and archetypal material generated during the workshop. This work is intended to develop the capacity to live and dream lucidly, enhance creativity, promote self-discovery, and reduce stress. Wednesdays, October 23 & 30; 7-9PM General: $25/Members:$22.50 per session CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Michael Katz…

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Surrounded by Masters: Time, Tradition, and Supremacy in the Portrait of an Unidentified Polymath | 7-9PM

Oct
25

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture series - 2 of 4: Friday, October 25; 7-9PM at Tibet House US Surrounded by Masters: Time, Tradition, and Supremacy in the Portrait of an Unidentified Polymath Alison Baldassano, Researcher and Collections Specialist, Brooklyn Museum, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art General:$25/Members:$22.50 |  REGISTER HERE VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENED MASTERS A Speaker Series on Paintings of Historic Tibetan Leaders: Representations from the Tibet House Repatriation Collection Saturday, September 7, Fridays, October 11, 25, Thursday, November 7, Wednesday, November 13 Professor…

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Loving Kindness in Unkind Times: Heart & Mind Training for Difficult Emotions | 10AM-5PM

Oct
26

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rachel Hammerman

Loving Kindness in Unkind Times: Heart & Mind Training for Difficult Emotions A Daylong Meditation Retreat with Rachel Hammerman and Nina Herzog In this daylong retreat, Nalanda Institute Faculty Rachel Hammerman and Nina Herzog explore how we can apply the wisdom of ancient Buddhist meditation practices of Loving Kindness and Mindfulness to the confusion and chaos of our modern lives. As our society veers toward exclusion that fuels fear, how can we meet the anxiety with compassion? How can we…

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Neurographica Course 2019 – Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman | 7-9PM

Oct
28

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman Neurographica is a unique and profound psychological system, a form of powerful “aesthetic coaching,” in which art and neuroscience come together to provide highly effective creative methods for human development and transformation. Neurographica unlocks your creativity, inner potential, and allows you to tune communication with yourself. It is easy and fun, and yet it also allows you to solve psychological problems at the same time. The method was created by Russian psychologist and spiritual teacher…

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Dream Yoga – Michael Katz | 7-9PM

Oct
30

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Psychologist/Artist Dr. Michael Katz for the fun and provocative “Living and Dreaming Lucidly” workshop. This series incorporates meditation, guided induction, and powerful techniques of dream work. These include group exercises and psychodrama to incorporate transcendent personal and archetypal material generated during the workshop. This work is intended to develop the capacity to live and dream lucidly, enhance creativity, promote self-discovery, and reduce stress. Wednesdays, October 23 & 30; 7-9PM General: $25/Members:$22.50 per session CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Michael Katz…

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November 2019

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Nov
02

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Paul Bloom

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom: 12 Taoist Rejuvenations Awakening Your Spirit, Expressing It and Finding Harmonious Grace 10AM-5PM; Saturday, November 2 | Saturday, December 14   The “12 Taoist Rejuvenations” is easily my most favorite set to practice.  If there were only one set I could do, this would be the one.  Kwan Sai-hung, strongly connected to the famous Hua Shan Monastery in Northern China, taught me this set.  He claimed that the ladies of the imperial Ching Dynasty court (19th century)…

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Padmasambhava: The Many Faces of Tibet’s “Second Buddha” | 7-9PM

Nov
07

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture series - 3 of 4: Thursday, November 7; 7-9PM at Tibet House US Padmasambhava: The Many Faces of Tibet's "Second Buddha" Dominique Townsend, Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies, Bard College General:$25/Members:$22.50 |  REGISTER HERE VISIONS OF ENLIGHTENED MASTERS A Speaker Series on Paintings of Historic Tibetan Leaders: Representations from the Tibet House Repatriation Collection Saturday, September 7, Fridays, October 11, 25, Thursday, November 7, Wednesday, November 13 Professor Robert Thurman, Alexander Gardner, Ph.D, Alison Baldassano, Dominique Townsend, Katherine Anne Paul,…

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

Nov
09

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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

Nov
10

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

BECOME A CERTIFIED MEDITATION TEACHER If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, at the Tibet House for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training program. This training immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. It will strengthen your own practice, and also develop your ability to present mindfulness meditation in a clear…

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Visions of Enlightened Masters | Projecting Ideals: Image and Actions in Tibetan Portraits | 7-9PM

Nov
13

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture series - 4 of 4: Projecting Ideals: Image and Actions in Tibetan Portraits Katherine Anne Paul, Ph.D., Virginia and William M. Spencer Curator of Asian Art, Birmingham Museum of Art Idealized images of Tibetan teachers are pervasive in the arts of Tibet—not only as central portrait figures in sculptures and paintings, but also at the edges of paintings where deities take center stage. This illustrated talk—featuring rare works from the Tibet House US Repatriation Collection—will decode the rich significance of…

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Special Lectures with Professor Robert Thurman – Buddhism, Tibet, and the Four Nobler Truths | 7-9PM

Nov
20

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Professor Robert Thurman

Buddhism, Tibet, and the Four Nobler Truths This evening we will introduce thre central concepts of world Buddhism, originating in India and spreading all over the world. We will discuss the original teaching framework of Shakyamuni's first turning of the wheel of Dharma, the wheel of the "four noble truths," with special emphasis on his treatment of the third noble truth, that of nirvana. We will then turn to his teachings as recorded in texts such as the Vimalakirti, Lotus,…

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Neurographica Course 2019 – Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman | 7-9PM

Nov
25

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman Neurographica is a unique and profound psychological system, a form of powerful “aesthetic coaching,” in which art and neuroscience come together to provide highly effective creative methods for human development and transformation. Neurographica unlocks your creativity, inner potential, and allows you to tune communication with yourself. It is easy and fun, and yet it also allows you to solve psychological problems at the same time. The method was created by Russian psychologist and spiritual teacher…

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December 2019

Neurographica Course 2019 – Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman | 7-9PM

Dec
02

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Maria Volkova and Margarita Amrita Schwartzman Neurographica is a unique and profound psychological system, a form of powerful “aesthetic coaching,” in which art and neuroscience come together to provide highly effective creative methods for human development and transformation. Neurographica unlocks your creativity, inner potential, and allows you to tune communication with yourself. It is easy and fun, and yet it also allows you to solve psychological problems at the same time. The method was created by Russian psychologist and spiritual teacher…

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Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom | 10AM-5PM

Dec
14

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Paul Bloom

Classical Qigong with Paul Bloom: 12 Taoist Rejuvenations Awakening Your Spirit, Expressing It and Finding Harmonious Grace Saturday, December 14 ; 10AM-5PM | General:$120/Members:$108  |  REGISTER HERE The “12 Taoist Rejuvenations” is easily my most favorite set to practice.  If there were only one set I could do, this would be the one.  Kwan Sai-hung, strongly connected to the famous Hua Shan Monastery in Northern China, taught me this set.  He claimed that the ladies of the imperial Ching Dynasty court (19th…

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