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“37 Practices of the Bodhisattva”

8 Point Mandala

This classic Buddhist text is a guide to living a compassionate, happy life. In a five-part DVD series, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche explains and expands on these guidelines with his usual good humor and deep understanding of humanity. Please join us for one, two, or all five sessions. Sundays, June 26–July 24, 1pm–3:15pm Awam Institute 3400 […]

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Wednesday Evening Meditation


Our new public meditation and group practice starts on June 29, 6pm–7:15pm, and will continue every Wednesday evening. We are a Tibetan Buddhist lineage, but everyone is welcome! Meditation instruction is available, and chant books will be provided. Please join us at the Awam Institute, 3400 E. Speedway, Suite 204. Freewill donation. No one ever […]

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“37 Practices of the Bodhisattva” DVD Series coming soon

SAVE THE DATES! We’re delighted to announce a five-part DVD series on the “37 Practices of the Bodhisattva,” which is a classic Buddhist text that offers guidance for daily living. Sundays, June 26-July 24, 2016, 1pm-3pm (or 3:30) This is a joint project of the Awam Institute and Nalandabodhi Tucson. Awam will be hosting, and […]

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Change Your Mind Day

On Saturday, March 19, 10am-3pm at Armory Park, a number of Buddhist groups in Tucson will be offering brief teachings, meditation, and music. The event is free, and everyone is welcome! Nalandabodhi Tucson won’t be making a presentation, but we’ll have a table with information about our future events and Ponlop Rinpoche’s new book — […]

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Book/Discussion Group Begins July 23

The Heart is Noble

Monsoons and a new Buddhist class! What could be better in Tucson in the summer?    Please join us for “The Noble Rebel: Wisdom and Compassion in Action,” a 5-week discussion group based on two books: Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche and The Heart Is Noble by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. This course […]

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