Introductory

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »