Programs

Transformative Social Change Group

April 7th—December 8th

A new Transformative Social Change affinity group is forming! The group focuses on bringing together Radical Dharma, Social Liberation, Shambhala Warriorship, and other related wisdom traditions, and explores transformative social change in our community Continue »

Dharma Study - Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

August 4th—December 22nd

Join us for a book study group on Trungpa Rinpoche’s landmark book: Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism. Beginning with the introduction, we will be going through the book chapter by chapter, with facilitation by one of our center teachers. Continue »

Trident Book Three study group and practice

September 21st

Trident Book Three practice and study Continue »

Harvest of Peace

September 22nd

Drala Meditation Hike: Oak Island

September 28th

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. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 28th

This powerful monthly practice is open to everyone. We chant a liturgy composed by Shambhala's founder, the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, as a means of overcoming the obstacle of spiritual materialism in our practice, our lives and Continue »

Day Long Buddhist Retreat: All Practices Welcome

September 29th

Join us for this day of meditation which brings together practitioners of the hinayana, mahayana and vajrayana practice paths! Continue »

Community Conversation: Shambhala Day I Ching Discussion

October 6th

Things are changing rapidly in Shambhala internationally and many of us are experiencing groundlessness and uncertainty looking forward. Portland Shambhala will be holding weekly short community conversations every Sunday after community practice. Continue »

Town Hall Meeting: Center Relocation Options

October 12th

October's Town Hall is for members only. Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Falls Creek Falls

October 13th

Join us for a Drala Hike in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. This trail follows Falls Creek, climbing through a 30-60 year old forest for about 1 1/2 miles. Continue »

The Art of Being Human

with Shastri Janet Bronstein

October 19th—October 20th

LIVING AS IF EACH MOMENT WERE FRESH AND NEW, relaxing the wish to experience something different from what is happening right now, feeling the strength of one’s being, and the tenderness of one’s heart – these are some of the hallmarks of being human. In Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Tamanawas Falls in the Mt Hood Wilderness

October 26th

Please join us for a hike in the Mt Hood Wilderness to Tamanawas Falls. With scenic foot bridges and mossy-banked access to Cold Spring Creek this will be a delightful hike. Continue »

Day Long Buddhist Retreat: All Practices Welcome

October 27th

Join us for this day of meditation which brings together practitioners of the hinayana, mahayana and vajrayana practice paths! Continue »

Werma Feast

October 27th

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 27th

This powerful monthly practice is open to everyone. We chant a liturgy composed by Shambhala's founder, the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, as a means of overcoming the obstacle of spiritual materialism in our practice, our lives and Continue »

Opening Our Hearts to Social Liberation Workshop

with Michaela McCormick & Anemone Fresh

November 9th

This one-day workshop explores opening our hearts to social liberation, the dharma's role in lliberating us all, and creating a brave and caring space for us to connect with our basic goodness. Continue »

Community Conversation

November 10th

Things are changing rapidly in Shambhala internationally and many of us are experiencing groundlessness and uncertainty looking forward. Portland Shambhala will be holding weekly short community conversations every Sunday after community practice. Continue »

Urban Weekthün

with Shastri Calryn Aston

November 15th—November 22nd

The Portland Shambhala Meditation Center warmly invites you to explore your inherent wisdom and kindness during our Fall Urban Retreat. Together we will engage a week (or 3 days) of mindfulness meditation practice, contemplation, and creating sacred commu Continue »

Day Long Buddhist Retreat: All Practices Welcome

November 24th

Join us for this day of meditation which brings together practitioners of the hinayana, mahayana and vajrayana practice paths! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 26th

This powerful monthly practice is open to everyone. We chant a liturgy composed by Shambhala's founder, the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, as a means of overcoming the obstacle of spiritual materialism in our practice, our lives and Continue »

Community Conversation

December 1st

Things are changing rapidly in Shambhala internationally and many of us are experiencing groundlessness and uncertainty looking forward. Portland Shambhala will be holding weekly short community conversations every Sunday after community practice. Continue »

Community Conversation

December 15th

Things are changing rapidly in Shambhala internationally and many of us are experiencing groundlessness and uncertainty looking forward. Portland Shambhala will be holding weekly short community conversations every Sunday after community practice. Continue »

Werma Feast

December 15th

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 26th

This powerful monthly practice is open to everyone. We chant a liturgy composed by Shambhala's founder, the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, as a means of overcoming the obstacle of spiritual materialism in our practice, our lives and Continue »

Day Long Buddhist Retreat: All Practices Welcome

December 29th

Join us for this day of meditation which brings together practitioners of the hinayana, mahayana and vajrayana practice paths! Continue »