The Portland Dharma Center offers public teachings of Buddhist fundamentals five days a week. Topics include 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 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.
Monday, April 29 – Monday May 6, 2019
The Portland Dharma Center will be closed for public teachings this week, in order that we can focus our preparations and practice for Tara Drupchen May 3 – 5, 2019. You are welcome to join us as a volunteer before and after, as well as a participant during the event. More information here.
We resume our normally, weekly teaching and practice schedule on Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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.
Generous Sangha Mitra Aide 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, May 8, 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
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.
Meritorious Sangha Mitra Mentor 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, May 9, 2019
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.
Admirable Dharma Acharya Educator Tim Ros is a DSSP Director and authorized Dharma Teacher of the Buddha Path under the guidance of H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche.
On Friday nights, participants can gather to share their thoughts and questions in a welcoming and compassionate setting. The discussion occurs under the guidance of a trained and accredited Dzogchen Lineage Intern. The session combines dharma practice along with the discussion. All materials are provided.
Virtuous Sangha Mitra Tutor 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.