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March for Science – Earth Day Saturday April 22nd

science marchDate/Time
9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Meditate + March for Science

Co Presented by Nalandabodhi New York and The Interdependence Project

We’ll meet for meditation and intention setting at Nalandabodhi New York with David Booz and Caitlin Grace Bailey from The Interdependence Project, then travel together to the march.

The NYC March For Science Facebook event can be found here.

If you’re joining us for meditation, you must email caitlin@theidproject.org to save your seat.

The March for Science is a celebration of our passion for science and a call to support and safeguard the scientific community. Recent policy changes have caused heightened worry among scientists, and the incredible and immediate outpouring of support has made clear that these concerns are also shared by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. The mischaracterization of science as a partisan issue, which has given policymakers permission to reject overwhelming evidence, is a critical and urgent matter. It is time for people who support scientific research and evidence-based policies to take a public stand and be counted.


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Hinayana Practice Path Meditation Class: Knowing Oneself








Tuesdays, April 4 – May 9, 2017
6:30pm – 7:30pm

It is of primary importance in meditation practice to develop a quality of knowing oneself. This fundamental sense of getting to know our mind develops within the practice of shamatha-calm abiding.

Nalandabodhi NYC
64 Fulton St
New York, NY

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Losar Celebration at NBNY









Monday, February 27, 2017, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The new year is upon us! Please join us at NBNY TONIGHT, to celebrate Losar, the Tibetan Lunar New Year.

We will be gathering to practice, view video wishes from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and celebrate with music and light refreshments of wine, cheese, and fruit.

Schedule of events:
7:00pm Welcome and begin Nalandabodhi Losar Liturgy
7:45pm (approximate) Video greeting from Rinpoche
8:00pm Casual celebration, music, and light refreshments
9:00pm Begin cleanup

Come help us usher in this new year with joy and set the tone for the year to come!

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Sharon Salzberg’s Real Happiness Challenge – Week Two Gathering with Kimberly Brown


7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Kim Brown Sharon's Challenge

Week two of the Real Happiness Challenge is hosted by Nalandabodhi NYC and guided by IDP teacher Kimberly Brown. Kim will introduce week two focus,”Mindfulness of the Body” with body based meditation techniques, introducing walking meditation, body scan meditation and meditations that incorporate household tasks. The gathering includes a short talk on the coming week’s theme, a guided meditation by Kim, and time for question and answer dialogue.


This in-person event is only open to challenge participants of Sharon Salzberg’s the Real Happiness Meditation Challenge!  If you are interested in attending this event, please consider joining the challenge here. If you are planning on watching the livestream of this event, you do NOT need to purchase a ticket.

Tickets to attend this event are required if you wish to attend IN-PERSON and are offered on a donation basis. All donations received for this event will be donated directly to the teacher and venue who are volunteering their time for free.

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Judy Lief at Nalandabodhi NY








The War of Materialism and the Dawn of Realization:

Exploring Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s Sadhana of Mahamudra

“It is hoped that this sadhana will be practiced by those who are prepared to see the living dharma within. The sadhana will help to purify the present degenerate state of philosophy and meditation practice. It will help to bring peace in the warfare waged by materialism.” —Ven. Chögyam Trungpa

The Sadhana of Mahamudra joins and celebrates two threads of Tibetan Buddhist teaching: mahamudra and maha ati or dzokchen. It is the only sadhana, or Buddhist liturgy, that Trungpa Rinpoche opened to nonvajrayana students.  This text was written while Rinpoche was in a pivotal retreat in Bhutan, and it holds a special place in Trungpa Rinpoche’s transmission of the dharma in North America. The societal and individual challenges it lays out are as relevant today as when the sadhana was first received in 1968.

In this seminar we will be delve into key teachings of The Sadhana of Mahamudra.  It will be a chance to get a feeling for the history and overall structure of the sadhana practice as well as to work closely with particular points within it. The program will include meditation sessions, sadhana practice, and close reading exercises, as well as talks and discussions.


About Judy:

Judy Lief was a close student of Ven. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, who trained and empowered her as a teacher in the Buddhist and Shambhala traditions. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, his son and successor, recognized Ms. Lief as a senior teacher, or “acharya.” She is the author of Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality and editor of many of Trungpa Rinpoche’s books, including the recently published three-volume set, The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma.

Location: 64 Fulton Street, Suite 400, Buzzer 4

or click:  Nalandabodhi New York

Schedule and Pricing:

Friday Feb 3rd 7-9pm
Sat-Sun Feb 4th-5th 10-4pm

$150 for members ($30 per talk)
$175 for non-members ($35 per talk)
$35 ($40 for non-members) for a single talk only.

Prices for program

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