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Life can be so hectic that we find ourselves longing for silence or space. We want a moment for ourselves, with nothing else to focus on but well-being. Here at Mangalam Center we have something for you: at lunchtime a mindfulness practice. We offer a half hour of Tibetan Yoga and a...

Kate Crosby from King’s College, London discusses a “pre-reformed” Theravada meditation tradition, which employs techniques involving initiations, offerings, and somatic properties, and has parallels with certain tantric practices. Using energies of the breath and body, the practitioner generates positive mental states, draws them in on the breath, experiences them in...

From September 22-24, 2017, Mangalam Center and Dharma College had the honor of hosting the 4th International Tipitaka Chanting Ceremony in Berkeley, California. Coordinated and sponsored by the Light of Buddhadharma Foundation International, the event began with a Peace Walk procession from the Nyingma Institute, through...

At the end of July 2017, the Mangalam Center hosted a weekend-long event to gather thought leaders at the intersection of social justice and Buddhism. The speakers on the culminating public panel of the event lent their commentary to the current trends of mainstream, white-dominant...