As a self-supporting branch of the Dzogchen Shri Singha International organization, DSSP holds weekly practice sessions in Portland using Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche’s The Buddha Path, a manual intended for the cultivation of wisdom and compassion in the Dzogchen tradition.
Since the establishment of the nearby Dzogchen Retreat Center outside Eugene, Oregon and the inception of the annual Dzogchen Lineage Internship in 2008, the local DSSP Sangha has offered ongoing support in the training of practitioners and teachers in the Khandro Nyingthig and Longchen Nyingthig traditions of Tibetan Buddhism.
Dzogchen Shri Singha of Portland (DSSP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2004 with the mission of supporting Tibetan Buddhist master, H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche’s enlightened Dharma activities in the Pacific Northwest.
The PDC remains closed to in-person gatherings In compassionate regard for our Sangha and community, the PDC has decided to remain closed to in-person gatherings until such time as the current pandemic is under control. We continue to teach Dharma … Continue reading →
Bodhi Lama Carrie Ure teaches this program for students who have a working understanding of the basic Buddhist principles – Present Moment Thinking, Time, Reincarnation, Karma, and Buddha Nature. These weekly teachings dive deeper into Buddhist principles and advanced topics. Requires permission to enter.
Buddhism for Modern Practitioners 6:00 to 7:00pm on Zoom
A weekly Dharma session focused on the fundamental principles of Mahayana Buddhism and teachings on the Four Nobles Truths. Each week, Bodhi Lama Carrie Ure teaches on one topic on the View, Meditation and Conduct of The Buddha Path. There are no prerequisites to attend the class. This series is especially good for those who are new to Buddhism or new to the Dzogchen Buddha Path Lineage. Everyone is welcome!
The Fundamentals of Buddhism 7:30 to 8:45pm on Zoom
Learn Buddhist Fundamentals in an easy-to-understand format. Sangha Mitra Rodney Yoder is an experienced and compassionate teacher. No prior experience is required. Everyone is invited.
Join Dharma Acharya Tim Ros for a teaching on topics such as introductory Buddhist principles and The Four Noble Truths of the Enlightened.
All PDC Dharma Activities Online
Our in-person meetings are paused for the duration of the pandemic. We are still teaching every week on Zoom! See below for our schedule.
The Portland Dharma Center regularly monitors updates by the CDC and the OHA regarding best practices for personal and public health during the pandemic. As Oregon begins to reopen, we will revisit our online-only teaching schedule and reopen accordingly.
We are currently developing a plan for reopening and how to teach in person at the Portland Dharma Center in SW Portland. Keep checking this site and following our monthly newsletter for updates on our reopening.
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Dzogchen Shri Singha of Portland is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that operates solely through the generosity and support of Sangha and generous sponsors. Dharma teachings are always free, but a suggested $5 donation for our weekly teachings supports the maintenance and activities of our Dharma Center. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.