Upcoming Programs

Aging in Enlightened Society - The Five Invitations ONLINE

April 6th—November 16th

The Portland Aging group, Aging in Enlightened Society, is a social group for those who are experiencing aging – whether it be turning 40 or 70. The group has decided to read and discuss “The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can teach Us About Liv Continue »

Bodhisattva Study Group ONLINE

April 13th—December 28th

The Bodhisattva Study Group is open to all students of the dharma who are interested in deepening their understanding of the Bodhisattva path. Texts we're studying include Shantideva's "The Way of the Bodhisattva." Continue »

Werma Feast ONLINE

May 31st—December 13th

The Werma Sadhana is a profound key to understanding and manifesting awake society in our lives. By feasting together, we can unlock the power and heart of this practice, discovering brilliant awareness on the spot, whatever our circumstance. This practic Continue »

Trident Study & Practice ONLINE

June 13th—October 3rd

This group is restricted for authorized practitioners only. Please contact [email protected] for the Zoom link, to RSVP, and if there are questions. Continue »

Dharma Study ONLINE - Sacred Path of the Warrior

July 19th—January 31st (2021)

All are welcome to join in the study of this classic text, Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, written by Shambhala's founder Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Drop-ins welcome! Continue »

Deepening in Compassion Part I: The Four Immeasurables ONLINE

July 25th—October 3rd

Learn from senior teachers as they lead us through a series of talks, contemplations and meditation practices from the Buddhist Mahayana teachings of our lineage. Tonglen, taught by Ani Pema Chodron, will be the main practice. Continue »

Awakening Through Race, Sexuality and Gender ONLINE

September 17th—October 29th

Please join us for a 7 week exploration of embodied identity on the spiritual path through the reading and discussion of Zenju Earthlyn Manuel’s book The Way of Tenderness: Awakening Through Race, Sexuality and Gender. Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Oak Island

September 25th

Take your mindfulness practice into the great outdoors and join fellow hikers in the Shambhala meditation practice of drala. We hike in noble silence while contemplatively attuning and engaging the senses in the phenomenal world around us. Continue »

Harvest of Peace Meditation & Celebration

September 26th

Join for A Harvest of Peace Celebration at Kenilworth Park on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 4pm to 6pm, our first in person celebration since COVID-19 (socially distanced, of course) with meditation, performances, and personal picnics. Continue »

A Virtual Wild Blue Yonder: Envisioning Our Community

September 27th

Join in a Sunday morning Town Hall where we will review the state of our center and facilitate a community visioning about our virtual wild blue yonder, leadership direction, and new initiatives. Continue »

Introduction to Shambhala Lineage w Walker Blaine

October 1st—November 12th

Starting Oct 1, Shambhala centers in the NW region will host a series of four bi-weekly courses on what Shambhala is all that will outline the view and basic methods that are presented at all Shambala centers as well as the background source and inspirati Continue »

Aprende a Meditar (Learn to Meditate) ONLINE

with David Parker, Gabriela Cordova, Kristen Mullen, John Smith

October 10th—October 17th

El taller Aprende a Meditar es una introducción a la meditación y brinda la oportunidad de refrescar la práctica a meditadores con experiencia, además de ofrecer a todos la oportunidad de conectar con los demás y recibir instrucción individual y retroalim Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Powell Butte

October 18th

Take your mindfulness practice into the great outdoors and join fellow hikers in the Shambhala meditation practice of drala. We hike in noble silence while contemplatively attuning and engaging the senses in the phenomenal world around us. Continue »