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Generosity is the first of the Six Paramitas and the root of abundance. Your gift of any amount not only supports Dzogchen Shri Singha of Portland, it is also the cause of your happiness and the condition of happiness for every single sentient being.

DSSP is an official 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your donations are tax-deductible.

Namo Buddhaya! For the true happiness of all beings, I will be become Buddha in this very life. Therefore I joyfully dedicate the merit of this offering to all beings for the swift attainment of Vast Awakening!

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Week of August 11, 2019

The Portland Dharma Center’s summer schedule continues this week. We offer public teachings of Buddhist fundamentals several days a week. Topics include The Four Noble TruthsWho 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 for a brand new year.

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.


Practicing the Buddha Path

Monday, August 12, 2019
7:30 to 8:45 pm

Teaching on 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.

Teacher Virtuous Sangha Mitra Tutor Kathy Murphy


Buddhism 101: Orientation for Newcomers
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
7:00 to 7:30pm

Buddhism 101 includes teachings specifically for those who are new to, and curious about, Buddhism as well as those who are new to our 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 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

We continue 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.

Teacher Sangha Mitra Mentor Rodney Yoder


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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