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

Essential Heart of Kasungship I

with Chris Poor

July 28th—August 25th

Drala Meditation Paddle: Scappoose Bay

with Kim Crossman

August 3rd

The Union of Masculine and Feminine: An Experiential Retreat

with Craig Smith

August 22nd—August 24th

Our very first Queer Dharma weekend retreat! All are warmly welcome regardless of experience, spiritual tradition, age, gender or sexual identity. Continue »

Aging Group

August 30th

Gero-Punk blogger Dr. Jenny Sasser will lead a discussion followed by a potluck at Ann Cason's house. Continue »



Shambhala Community Camp-Out at Timothy Lake

with Mark Douglass

August 22nd—August 24th