Regular Schedule

Weekly ScheduleNatural Mind Dharma Center

Lineage Practices and Dharma Talk
Sunday, 8 – 9 am

 Studying The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva.
Wednesday, 7 – 8:30 pm

We will chant lineage prayers and have a short meditation preceding our study. This exploration of the Bodhisattva path will last for a few months. Everyone is welcome to attend even if you have not read the book.

Ngondro Practice *
Saturday, 8 – 9 am
Ongoing support for those wishing to accomplish the Dudjom Tersar Ngondro.
*Note: Not for beginners. This practice requires previous experience and transmission of the Ngondro.

 

Monthly Schedule

Introduction to Buddhism and the Nyingma Lineage
Note: We will be suspending the first Monday introductory meeting until this fall. Start date TBA.

Dharma Book Study Group
Second and Fourth Monday of the month, 5:30 – 7 pm (5:30 – 6:00 Meditation, 6:00 – 7:00 Discussion)
 
Current Book: The Logic of Faith: A Buddhist Approach to Finding Certainty Beyond Belief and Doubt by Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

 

Newcomers to the Center

Please come as you are!  We request that you remove your shoes upon entering, and that cell phones be turned off.  There are texts available to borrow, and you may find a seat anywhere that feels comfortable. There will be chanting/practice in phonetic Tibetan and in English and a brief period of meditation followed by a dharma talk by Michael. Follow along as you are comfortable.