Programs

Trident Book Two practice and study

May 26th

Trident Book Two and Three practice and study This group is restricted to authorized students of Trident Books Two and Three Materials: Bring Trident Book Three reading and study materials. If you have personal Book Two Practice materials, br Continue »

Werma Feast

May 26th

16th Annual Portland Buddhist Festival

June 1st

Portland Shambhala Center is joining the 16th Annual Portland Buddhist Festival Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 3rd

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 »

Drala Meditation Hike: Old Salmon River Trail

June 9th

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. We’ll combine hiking with meditation while observing noble silence. Continue »

Chants in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition: View, Practice, and Activity

with Timaree Bierle-Dodds & Gardner Murphy

June 9th—July 7th

Radical Dharma Book Group

with Michaela McCormick

June 12th—August 21st

Radical Responsibility: Mindfulness for Personal and Social Transformation

with Acharya Fleet Maull

June 14th—June 16th

In a safe and supportive environment, we will examine the ways in which fear and survival-based habitual patterns get in the way of realizing happiness and fulfillment in our relationships, careers, and life altogether. We will explore simple yet powerful Continue »

Werma Feast

June 23rd

Drala Meditation Hike: Washington Park Hoyt Arboretum

June 27th

Join us for a Drala Hike in beautiful Washington Park. Hoyt Arboretum offers a unique collection of trees and plants from around the world, a peaceful urban oasis, just minutes from downtown Portland. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 2nd

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 »

Drala Meditation Hike: Tryon Creek State Park

July 20th

Join us for a Drala Hike in Portland’s Tryon Creek, Oregon’s only State Park within a metropolitan area. Continue »

Werma Feast

July 21st

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 31st

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 »

Meditation Paddle and/or Drala Hike: Nehalem Bay and Beach

August 3rd—August 4th

Join us Saturday for a Drala paddle in beautiful Nehalem Bay and River, followed by a potluck supper on the beach in Manzanita. Continue »

Werma Feast

August 18th

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 30th

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 »

Drala Meditation Hike: Timberline Lodge to Zig Zag Canyon

September 7th

Join us for a Drala hike up high on Mt. Hood on the Pacific Crest Trail. We will start at Timberline Lodge and hike 2.2 miles to the edge of Zig Zag Canyon. Continue »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »