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Skillful Compassion – An evening teaching with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

dpr close upTuesday, May 26th – 7:00 to 9:00 pm
New York Buddhist Church

How do we know when it’s most skillful to focus on ourselves? When do we know that it’s time to shift the lion’s share of our focus to others? Is there a best way to focus on both the benefit of self and the benefit of others at once? Join Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche for a public talk on maximizing the benefits of our altruistic intentions.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, is a leading Buddhist teacher in North America and an advocate of American and Western Buddhism, founder and president of Nalandabodhi. A lover of music, art and urban culture, Rinpoche is a poet, an avid photographer, an accomplished calligrapher and visual artist, as well as a prolific author. Rinpoche is fluent in English and well-versed in Western culture and technology. He is also the founder of Nitartha International, a non-profit educational corporation dedicated to preserving the contemplative literature of East Asia.

Rinpoche is acknowledged as one of the foremost scholars and meditation masters of his generation in the Nyingma and Kagyu schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He is known for his sharp intellect, humor, and easygoing teaching style.

For more information on Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche visit his Official Website

New York Buddhist Church
331-332 Riverside Drive (between West 105 Street and West 106 Street)
New York, New York 10025

By Subway: Take the number One Train to the 103 Street station. Exit the station and walk two blocks north on Broadway to West 105 Street. Make a left and walk two blocks west to Riverside Drive.

Suggested Donation: $40  (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Use PayPal to pre-register
Or pay at the door (space is limited, seating not guaranteed)
For more information email: iknbny@gmail.com


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Mudra Space Awareness Practice Group

Mudra Practitioner

Mudra Space Awareness: A Tibetan Yoga
designed by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche for western artists.

We want to create a community of Mudra practitioners who will progress through the Mudra Space Awareness material over a six week course. Please bring your personal interest and creative gifts as an offering to this vibrant community of practitioners. Wear comfortable studio attire (yoga, dance or movement clothing)

May 11th – June 22nd, Mondays (will not meet on Memorial Day 5/25)
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Nalandhbodi New York, 64 Fulton St, Suite 400, N.Y.
Suggested donation:  $60

Conducted by:  Casey Beauchamp and guided by Mitra Lee Worley (from afar)

About Casey  Beauchamp:  Casey earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance and Traditional Eastern Arts with a concentration in Yoga Teacher Training and a Master of Arts in Contemplative Education from Naropa University. During his time at Naropa Casey was blessed with the opportunity to study Mudra Space Awareness and Maitri Space Awareness in depth over a seven year period.

Casey first encountered Mudra Space Awareness during an acting class taught by Mitra Lee Worley who founded the original Theatre Studies program at Naropa University. While at Naropa Casey assisted Mitra Lee in the Mudra Space Awareness course and lead a Mudra Space Awareness student group.

Casey currently works as a yoga and dance instructor and continues to explore and teach a contemplative Hip Hop dance curriculum which he developed while studying at Naropa. He is extremely humbled and honored to have this opportunity to share his experience of Mudra and contemplative performance training here at Nalandhabodhi New York.

For more informati0n please contact John Gunther

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