Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.


Community Events

Tuesday Night Open House (Talk): Like the Garuda, Be Outrageous with Michaela McCormick

August 23rd

Our bi-monthly Open House, on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday, offers a friendly introduction to meditation practice, Shambhala Buddhist teachings and our community. Everyone is welcome. Participation is free of charge. Continue »

Waking to the Power of the Land: Presentation and Community Potluck

with Dr. Michael Gayner

August 26th

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Michael Gayner back to the Portland Shambhala Center for a stimulating weekend of teaching and contemplation. Dr. Gayner will show us the unique energetic elements of Shambhala Mountain Center. Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 25th

Join our annual Autumnal Celebration and Practice! Continue »

Sakyong Mipham - Rising to the Occasion: Social Engagement in a Chaotic World

November 4th—November 5th

Save the date for this exciting and rare event Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Acharya Feel Maull in Seattle November, 2016. Continue »



Children's Day

December 18th

Details forthcoming Continue »