Community

We welcome everyone to join our community in whatever way feels best!

We are a diverse group and include the span from enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering meditation to members who’ve been studying and practicing for decades.  We host programs, affinity groups and community celebrations throughout the year.

 

 

Community Events

Neutral Day Cleaning

February 23rd

The day before Shambhala Day is considered neutral and is a traditional time to clean and refresh one's home and shrines in preparation for the coming year. Continue »

Shambhala Day 2020 - Year of the Iron Mouse

February 24th

Shambhala Day marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year and is one of the most important observances in the Shambhala Buddhist community. Everyone is welcome to attend part or all of our celebration of the Year of the Iron Mouse! Continue »

Governance Council Meeting

March 3rd

The Portland Shambhala Governing Council holds open meetings to discuss the business of the center. Anyone is welcome to attend. If you wish to address the council with a question or issue, please let the council secretary in advance for planning purposes Continue »

Rain of Wisdom Practice - Milarepa Day at KCC

March 7th

Lama Eric Triebelhorn, who recently become the resident Lama at Kagyu Changchub Chuling invited us to join KCC on Saturday, March 7th, along with other Portland Kagyu practitioners. Continue »