Spark your heart and mind through the practice of meditation.

Shambhala Vision is rooted in the principle that every human being has a fundamental nature of basic goodness. This nature can be developed in daily life so that it radiates out to family, friends, community and society.

 

New to Shambhala?

Shambhala is an international community of urban meditation and rural retreat centers founded by the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and now led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Learn about our vision, lineage, our Way of Shambhala, community, and many other programs.
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Ongoing Offerings

Our centre offers a rich array of ongoing offerings free to the public including weekly public sitting meditation hours and dharma talks. No prior meditation experience required to attend.  All are welcome. More →

Membership

shambhala-day-2014The Portland Shambhala Meditation Center is a member supported organization. Membership is a way to express appreciation for what Shambhala provides and help make it available to others. Learn more about getting involved. - See more detail here.

Office Hours & Location

Our Office Hours are:
Tue & Thu: 4-8pm
1st & 3rd Sun 11:30am-3:30pm
We located are at:
1110 SE Alder St, Portland

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Recent posts on the Portland Shambhala Blog

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    Art Form Fusion — on the spot!

    Were you at the Spring Arts Festival this year?  If you were, you heard musicians create music on the spot, inspired by curated works of art (combinations of Ikebana with other visual art). All the artists and musicians are members of our Beloved Sangha.  We heard an excerpt of a movie script and poetry. We … Continue 

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    May Council Meeting Summary and Meeting Notes

    The PSMC Governing Council met on Thursday, May 21st, 2015- the meeting notes, where you can find more details about what was discussed at our meeting, are accessible here:  Public Agenda and Meeting Notes- Council Meeting 5/21/15 Here is a short summary of the meeting: David Engelbrecht joined the Council to discuss further his proposal … Continue 

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    April Council Meeting Summary and Meeting Notes

    The PSMC Governing Council met on Thursday, April 16th, 2015- the meeting notes, where you can find more details about what was discussed at our meeting, are accessible here:  Public Agenda and Meeting Notes- 4/16/15 Here is a short summary of the meeting: David Engelbrecht submitted a proposal to form a new social outreach group … Continue 

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    It’s getting hard to talk…

    The National Center for Voice and Speech states that 75 – 90% of people with Parkinson’s Disease will have speech and voice disorders at some point in the course of their disease (www.ncvs.org). The poet Hafiz describes this in a typically cheerful way in his poem Basically Useless:  They were happier, all the mouths I saw … Continue