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The Journey to Contemplative Living

Nalanda Institute is a non-profit that offers programs combining mind science with mind-training skills, to end stress, nurture happiness, and cultivate lives of sustainable well-being, compassion, and altruism.

Integrating science, learning, and community, our four main programs—in Contemplative Psychotherapy, Sustainable Happiness, for Mindful Families, and Mindful Business—open doors to contemplative living in our digital age.

To support learning, we offer individual counseling and mentoring, online resources, translations and publications, professional supervision, and clinical research.

Our Four Year Program in Sustainable Happiness continues this fall. Learn more


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News & Events Spotlight

Fall Courses

The Gradual Path to Wellbeing, Altruism and Inspiration. Course 3 in the 4-Year Program of Sustainable Happiness with Dr. Pilar Jennings begins October 27.

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Role-Modeling Imagery: The Fast Track to Self-Transformation. Course 5 in the 4-Year Program of Sustainable Happiness with Dr. Miles Neale begins September 8.

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Embodying Your Spiritual Family Tree: Heart Teachings on the Path to Bliss-Void Integration. Graduate Seminar in Sustainable Happiness with Dr. Joe Loizzo begins October 15.

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Special Lecture

Change Your Brain by Transforming Your Mind. Lecture with Dr. Richard Davidson co-sponored with the Rubin Museum of Art. November 6.

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Meditation Series

Ongoing Tuesday Evening Open Meditation. With Nalanda Faculty begins September 2.

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Exploring Mindfulness and
the Four Noble Truths.
Ongoing course/ meditation hybrid with Geri Loizzo begins September 16.

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Day-long Retreats

Evoking the Healing Mother:
Stress-protection and Self-healing Visualization.
Retreat concludes Class 5 but is open to all. With Drs. Joe Loizzo, Miles Neale and Emily Wolf. November 1.

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Gradual Learning and Life-Change:
Mastering the Art of Insight Meditation.
Retreat concludes Class 3 but is open to all. With Dr. Pilar Jennings. December 20.

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