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In The Mirror of Death

An Introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist Understanding of Death and Dying This 8-week course guides participants through the essential teachings on dying and death from the Buddhist tradition of Tibet. It offers a…Read more

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Movie Night! Little Buddha

Friday June 19, 7pm Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, this classic Buddhist film is an international production, filmed in Seattle, Bhutan and Nepal. In the plot line, Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search…Read more

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Movie Night! Monk with a Camera

Friday May 29, 7pm Nicholas Vreeland walked away from a worldly life of privilege to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Grandson of legendary Vogue editor, Diana Vreeland, and trained by Irving Penn to…Read more

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Movie Night! The Silent Holy Stones

Friday, April 24, 7pm Pema Tseden (The Search, Old Dog) is the first Tibetan graduate of the Beijing Film Academy, and this is his dramatic feature debut. Made on location in a village…Read more

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Movie Night! The Devotion of Matthieu Ricard

The happiest man alive. Time Nearly forty years ago Matthieu Ricard left his native France and a promising career in cellular genetics to become a monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition in Nepal….Read more

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Teaching by Elizabeth Mattis Namgel: Walking the Path that Releases Confidence and Enjoyment

Buddhist teacher Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel says that even after thirty years of practice and study she still feels amazed at the way the Buddha laid out the path of awakening. The teachings are…Read more

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Sangha Meeting with Rigpa US National Director

Thursday, February 5, 2015  7pm – 9pm Dear NYC Sangha, This is an invitation to attend our first Sangha gathering in our new space on Thursday, February 5th at 7 p.m. This is…Read more

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Movie Night! Amongst White Clouds

Amongst White Clouds is an intimate insider’s look at students and masters living in scattered retreats dotting China’s Zhongnan Mountain range. These peaks have reputedly been home to recluses since the time of…Read more

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Movie Night! Tulku

Friday October 24, 7pm A personal exploration of what it means to be a Western tulku and the Tibetan tradition of recognizing reincarnated lamas, directed by Gesar Mukpo, son of Chogyam Trungpa. At…Read more

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WMRI – Loving Kindness Meditation

Meditating on loving kindness helps us restore our love and confidence, and heal any unresolved emotional wounds we may be carrying. It also puts us back in touch with the fundamental goodness of…Read more

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