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

Midsummer’s Day Celebration at Powell Park in Portland

June 24th

Join us for our 2017 Midsummer’s Day Celebration at Powell Park in southeast Portland! Continue »

Open House Talk: Invisible Edges

with Michaela McCormick

June 27th

We all suffer, and then deny, deep emotional wounds. Fear of more pain then closes our hearts. 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 »

Life.Art.Being: Integrative Arts Festival 2017

July 28th—August 5th

Life.Art.Being Integrative Arts Festival fierce beauty, practical magic July 28-August 5, 2017 Join us for our 5th annual event dedicated to creating beauty and practicing presence with the self, the body, each other, & Earth. Step into a rich and Continue »

Drala Hike: Bald Mountain Trail

July 30th

Join us for a summer drala hike taking in old growth forest and spectacular views of Mt Hood. This hike follows a surprisingly uncrowded section of the Pacific Crest Trail from Lolo Pass to the Timberline Trail, then a nearly forgotten lookout trail to Continue »



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 »