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The Portland Dharma Center

4614 SW Vermont St
Portland, OR 97219

We gather weekly, Sunday through Thursday, for learning, contemplation and meditation on Buddha’s teachings of the Four Noble Truths of the Enlightened.

Scroll down for a full schedule and see our special teachings here.

For more information, please call our voice-mail line at (971) 303-9108 or send us an email.

 

 

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Week of August 31, 2018

The Portland Dharma Center offers public teachings of Buddhist fundamentals six days per week, including topics such as The Four Noble Truths, Who Am I?, What is My Nature?, How Do Things Work?, and Creating World Peace. Students and practitioners of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome. Our teachers have the training and the teachings to help you increase your happiness and decrease your suffering for the benefit of all beings. We invite you to join us any time.

Our entrance is on the back of the building, off of the gravel parking lot. Please contact us with any questions.

Portland Dharma Center
4614 SW Vermont St
Portland, OR 97214

***Our Special Teachings page can be found here.


Sunday Buddha Path Practice
Sunday, Sept 2, 2018
2:00 to 3:00 pm

Each Sunday we practice at least one of the sadhanas from The Buddha Path. Sessions include commentary and instruction. Texts, cushions, and tea are provided. Everyone is welcome to stay afterwards for Q&A. Sunday practice is led by rotating sangha members.


Buddhism 101: Orientation for Newcomers
Monday, Sept 3, 2018
7:00 to 7:30pm

Buddhism 101 is perfect for those new to Tibetan Buddhism and the Portland Dharma Center. This is a thirty minute orientation to cover a few basics of Buddhist view and fundamentals relevant to the teaching that follows. After this brief orientation, everyone is welcome to stay for the regularly scheduled teaching.
All materials are provided.

immediately followed by:

Practicing the Buddha Path
7:30 to 8:45 pm

Carrie Ure teaches Buddhist View and Fundamentals, with group practice as part of the teaching. Books, cushions and tea provided. Teachings are given free of charge and donations are accepted to help maintain the Portland Dharma Center.

Carrie Ure is a DSSP Director and authorized Dharma Teacher of the Buddha Path under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.


Practicing Buddhism
Tuesday, Sept 4, 2018
7:30 to 8:45 pm

Devi Anderson continues the Tuesday series on the fundamentals of practicing The Buddha Path. Teachings are given free of charge and donations are accepted to help maintain the Portland Dharma Center.

Devi Anderson is a DSSP Director and authorized Dharma Teacher of the Buddha Path under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.


Buddhism 101: Orientation for Newcomers
Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018
7:00 to 7:30pm

Buddhism 101 is perfect for those new to Tibetan Buddhism and the Portland Dharma Center. This is a thirty minute orientation to cover a few basics of Buddhist view and fundamentals relevant to the teaching that follows. After this brief orientation, everyone is welcome to stay for the regularly scheduled teaching.
All materials are provided.

immediately followed by:

Fundamentals of Buddhist View
7:30 to 8:45 pm

Rodney Yoder continues our Wednesday series of teachings on Buddhist fundamental principles. Everyone is invited to attend and participate. Texts and cushions are provided. While teachings are given free of charge, donations are accepted to help maintain the Portland Dharma Center.

Rodney Yoder is a DSSP Director and authorized Dharma Teacher of the Buddha Path under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.


Deepening Understanding of Buddhist View
Thursday, Sept 6, 2018
7:30 to 8:45 pm

Tim Ros continues his Thursday series of teachings which delve deeper into Buddhist view and philosophy. Teachings are given free of charge and donations are accepted to help maintain the Portland Dharma Center.

Thursday teachings are recommended for those with at least one year of beginning teachings or one seasonal retreat.

Tim Ros is a DSSP Director and authorized Dharma Teacher of the Buddha Path under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.

Dharma Discussion
Friday, Sept 7, 2018
7:15 to 8:45 pm

This weekly discussion group, led by Upasika Bodhisattva Kathy Murphy, will delve into the challenges and successes we have applying dharma to our everyday lives. Topics will change weekly in this specially formatted forum in which everyone participates to share their positive thinking to help one another practice and grow.
Kathy Murphy is a DSSP Director and authorized Dharma Teacher of the Buddha Path under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.


Dzogchen Shri Singha of Portland is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that operates solely through the generosity and support of sangha. We request a $5 donation for attending our weekly teachings to support the dharma center. The teachings are offered free of charge; no one will be turned away for lack of funds. 

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