Upcoming Programs

Aging Group - Death: The End of Self-Improvement

December 7th—May 17th

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 is currently reading DEATH: The End of Self-Improvement by Joan Toliffson. Continue »

Compassion Meditation & Contemplation

January 16th—July 3rd

This session of meditation, contemplation, and discussion supports our Deepening in Compassion online class. Although our focus is on learnings and reflections arising from the Deepening In Compassion class, this gathering is open to all. Continue »

Werma Feast

January 23rd—December 12th

The Werma Sadhana is a profound key to understanding and manifesting awake society in our lives. This practice is open to students who have received authorization in advance. Continue »

Community Conversation: Belonging in Shambhala

January 29th—June 2nd

This conversation is a chance to experience the range of ways that we feel belonging and not belonging within Shambhala. The Shambhala Community Conversations series is an independent initiative of the Shambhala Process Team. Continue »

Community Conversation: Shambhala Governance

February 24th—May 30th

This first conversation in a series initiated by the Shambhala Process Team’s Governance Models Working Group is an open exploration of our community’s experiences, aspirations and questions around governance. Continue »

Community Conversation: Shambhala Practice & Study Paths

February 27th—May 20th

We will discuss our own experiences within and aspirations for Shambhala's practice and study paths. We will connect and listen deeply, and share what themes emerge with Shambhala's community and leadership, so that our voices enrich the ongoing conversat Continue »

Book Study: Lojong Slogans

February 28th—August 1st

This is a free drop-in book study group for all students, practiced and new alike. Please join us! Continue »

Trident Study & Practice

March 7th—May 29th

This group is restricted to authorized students of Trident Book Three. Please contact Timaree at [email protected] for the Zoom link, to RSVP, and if there are questions. Continue »

Oregon Shambhala Women's Group

March 14th—December 12th

Let's strengthen our inter-generational community through sharing from the heart, deep listening, and exploring brief readings. Continue »

Right Use of Power - Shambhala Online

March 17th—June 30th

This program is based on Dr. Cedar Barstow’s book, "Right Use of Power: The Heart of Ethics—A Guide and Resource for Professional Relationships," and training program in engaged ethics that teaches four aspects of the ethical use of power. Continue »

Community Conversation: Taking Conduct to Heart

May 13th—June 2nd

In this conversation, we will draw on the Code of Conduct, and on our personal experiences of both good conduct and misconduct in Shambhala. Continue »

Deepening in Compassion III: Fearless Garuda - Emptiness & Absolute Bodhicitta

May 15th—July 10th

In Part III of the Deepening in Compassion series - Fearless Garuda: Emptiness and Absolute Bodhicitta - we examine how the power of the Mahayana path—caring for others—arises from clarity about the true nature of reality. No prerequisites - please join u Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Sunset on Powell Butte

May 16th

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 »

KSD: Be Grateful to Everyone with David Parker

May 18th

How can our teachings and meditation practice enable us to meet the challenges of everyday life with open minds and hearts? Join us 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7 to 8:30 pm for guided meditation and an interactive dharma talk and discussion. Continue »

STABILIZE Your Practice or LEARN TO MEDITATE

May 22nd

This introductory meditation program gives practical instructions for living in an awakened way, which connects us with our mind’s inherent stability, clarity, and strength. Ideal for beginners as well as those who would like to stabilize and deepen their Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

May 26th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Outdoor Community Meditation at Kenilworth Park

May 30th

Please join our first in-person socially distanced meditation session of the season, followed by socializing and refreshments. Continue »

Queer Dharma

June 6th

Queer Dharma is a group for LGBTQI practitioners to study and practice meditation and Dharma and to discuss personal experiences. Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

June 24th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Mt Talbert

June 27th

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 »

Queer Dharma

July 4th

Queer Dharma is a group for LGBTQI practitioners to study and practice meditation and Dharma and to discuss personal experiences. Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Hoyt Arboretum

July 21st

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

July 23rd

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Queer Dharma

August 1st

Queer Dharma is a group for LGBTQI practitioners to study and practice meditation and Dharma and to discuss personal experiences. Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Oxbow Regional Park

August 11th

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

August 22nd

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

September 20th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Drala Meditation Hike: Oak Island

September 26th

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 »

Drala Meditation Hike: Falls Creek Falls

October 14th

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 »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

October 20th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

November 19th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »

Sadhana of Mahamudra

December 18th

This powerful monthly practice at the time of the full moon is open to all. Participation is free of charge! Continue »