Community

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

Drala Hike: Oaks Bottom and Tea House Visit with Diana Ospina

May 20th

Join us for a short Drala Walk in the South East side of Portland. We’ll combine a walking meditation with a mindful tea drinking experience at a tea house in Sellwood Continue »

Drala Hike: Old Salmon River Trail

June 10th

Join us for a Drala Hike in old growth forest up on Mt. Hood on a relatively flat and easy trail that hugs the Salmon River. Continue »

Midsummers Day

June 24th

Everyone is invited to celebrate the Summer Solstice with a lhasang, picnic and fun! Continue »

Drala Hike: Eagle Creek

July 9th

Join us for a Drala Hike along Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge. This justly famous trail is one of Oregon’s most spectacular. Continue »

 

Children/Families

Winter Solstice and Children's Day Celebration

December 17th

Our annual celebration of the winter solstice is a celebration of children and families of all kinds. The celebration will include: snacks & spirit, crafts, caroling, storytelling, ritual and theatre, and a community potluck (dessert & drinks will be pro Continue »