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Our Annual Benefit—this year with very special guest, Krishna Das. June 13.

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The Hero's Journey, Course 6 in the Four-Year Program in Sustainable Happiness starts April 11th. Retreat on May 21st.

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The Courage to Change, a special 4-part course/dialogue in conjunction with the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College. June 1–22 at Tibet House

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sustainable happiness book

Find out about Joe Loizzo's book Sustainable Happiness

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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

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Four-Year Program in Sustainable Happiness Winter/Spring classes:

The Hero's Journey. Course 6 with Dr. Pilar Jennings begins April 11.

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Special Co-sponsored Courses

The Courage to Change: Timeless Wisdom for the Modern Age with Joe Loizzo and Roger Berkowitz of the Hannah Arendt Center. June 1–22

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Introduction to Buddhism: Personal Liberation and Social Transformation with Miles Neale. Co-sponsored by the Rubin Museum of Art. August 3, 10

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Open Meditation

Tuesday Night Meditation. Begins in March 8. Ongoing.

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Lunchtime Meditation. Ongoing Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Why Compassion? Discovering the Powerful Art of Kindness. Ongoing Tuesday morning open meditation/class with Geri Loizzo. Most Tuesday Mornings January 12 – May 10.

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Please view our News & Events page to see our complete Winter/Spring schedule which unfolds January through May. including classes, events, yoga, retreat and meditation offerings.