Drala Meditation Hike: Oak Island

September 28th

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    Room: Off Site

    Join us for an evening Drala Hike around Oak Island on Sauvie Island. This is a wildlife-rich oak grassland in the middle of Sturgeon Lake. We may see sandhill cranes or other migrating birds. We will be combining hiking with meditation and observing noble silence.

    Hiking Difficulty: Easy
    Distance: 2.9 mile loop
    Elevation gain: none
    What to Bring: Water, a light supper, rain gear, binoculars if you have them, Sauvie Island parking permit if you have one, gas money for the driver, and a kneeling pad or something else to sit on for occasional stops for sitting meditation.
    Meeting Time: 4:00 PM
    Meeting Location: Portland Shambhala Center
    Return Time: About 8:30 pm.
    Hike leaders: Annie Popkin and David Parker

    Drala hikes are open to the public. No dogs, please - For questions about this or other things, please contact Liz Howell, Drala Hike Coordinator, at [email protected]

    Photo by David Parker and Annie Popkin

    "By relaxing the mind, you can reconnect with that primordial, original ground, which is completely pure and simple. Out of that, through the medium of your perceptions, you can discover magic, or drala."  
    ~Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche