Week of March 8, 2020

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.


Buddhism 101: Orientation for Newcomers
Monday, March 9, 2020
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 ~ Negative Thinking and Positive Thinking
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 Bodhi Lama Carrie Ure 


Recovery on the Buddha Path
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
6:15 to 7:30pm

Teacher Bodhi Lama Carrie Ure 


Buddhism 101: Orientation for Newcomers
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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 ~ Negative Thinking and Positive Thinking
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 Rodney Yoder


Buddhism 101: Orientation for Newcomers
Thursday, March 12, 2020
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:
Deepening Understanding of Buddhist View ~ Negative Thinking and Positive Thinking
7:30 to 8:45 pm

On Thursday, a series of teachings continues 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.

Teacher Dharma Acharya Andrew Morse


Dharma Discussion
Sunday, March 13, 2020
7:15 to 8:00 pm

Teacher Sangha Mitra Kathy Murphy


Group Practice
Sunday, March 15, 2020
2:00 to 3:00 pm

Teacher Dharma Acharya Tim Ros


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.