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Begin your path to Sustainable Happiness with our new video series.

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sustainable happiness book

Find out about Joe Loizzo's new 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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Mind Science in Action

Please join us for this year's annual benefit with our special guest of honor, Dr. Dan Siegel. The benefit is part of a weekend called Mind Science in Action and includes the benefit evening (May 2) as well as two workshops (May 3).
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Spring 2014 4-Year Program course.

Communing with One and All:
Embodying the Great Seal of Unconditional Love.
Course 8 taught by Joe Loizzo begins March 17

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Retreat. Course 8 retreat will take place at Menla Mountain House from May 9–11.

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Spring 2014 Meditation series and other courses.

Our popular Tuesday evening Introduction to Meditation series begins January 7.

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The Hero's Journey. Course/ meditation hybrid with Geri Loizzo begins January 28.

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Special Yoga Series

Four Saturdays in Spring: The Gradual Path of Yoga Psychology. Practice-based overview of the Yoga canon with Mary Reilly Nichols begins March 8.

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