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: 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 »

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 »

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 »



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 »