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Nitartha Institute courses are modeled on the Tibetan shedra (monastic college/Buddhist Studies) and gomdra (meditation retreat) systems. In addition, Nitartha offers courses in the arts, healing, and language.

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Mind and Its World III: Modes of Engagement

January 13 - March 31, 2015 in Boulder, CO & NYC

BUD 520 Mind and Its World III: Modes of Engagement will be offered as a combo course, onsite in Boulder, CO and New York City, NY. This class will also be available online.

  • 12 Tuesdays, January 13 - March 31, 6:00pm-7:30pm MST (8:00pm-9:30pm EST)

For more information and to register, click here.

Meaning & Painting in Tibetan Buddhism
February 20-21, 2015 in Seattle, WA

Meaning and Painting in Tibetan Buddhism

Have you ever wondered about thangkas (scroll paintings) and their meaning? Are they just meant to be visually appealing or is there more to them? Find out when we explore the role of thangkas in Tibetan Buddhism, their history, purpose, and symbolism. Ever wanted to learn how to draw them? For more information, click here.

Abhidharmakosha Transmission Continues

Abhidharmakosha Transmission Continues

Acharya Kelsang Wangdi begins a one month cycle of teachings on the 5th chapter of the Abhidharmakosha translated by Mitra Tyler Dewar. If you're in the Seattle area, feel welcome to drop in and listen. Program is happening at Nalanda West, in the Vajra Spot shrineroom. By donation.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year 2015

Mind and Its World I & Clear Thinking
January 7 - March 18, 2015 in Seattle, WA

BUD 501 Mind and Its World I: Valid Cognition & BUD 502 Clear Thinking will be offered as a combo course, onsite in Seattle, WA. This class will not be available online. For more information and to register, click here.

  • 11 Wednesdays, January 7 - March 18, 7pm-9pm
  • 4 Saturdays, January 10, 24, February 7, 21, 10am-12pm