Week of Events
Receive support and join with others in contemplations and activities for reducing suffering.
ZOOM only. At the beginning of each session, brief instruction to the practice of Shamatha will be given. After a one-hour session and a 10-minute break, there will be a teaching or question-and-answer period with participants.
The practice of Green Tara belongs to the vajrayana class of meditations. Tara is considered the embodiment of the activity of all the buddhas.
The practice of Chenrezi — the embodiment of the compassion of all the buddhas — is an excellent introduction to yidam practice of vajrayana Buddhism.
Beginning August 10, Lama Eric Triebelhorn will lead a study group on The Essence of Buddhism by Traleg Kyabgon. This book discusses many of the foundational aspects of Buddhism. The study group will include brief presentations of the material, small group conversations, and sharing in the larger group.
Save the date! We have invited Lama Sarah Harding to lead a discussion around how to practice with and relate to harmful behaviors by dharma teachers. Unfortunately, this is an all too common occurrence in religions, workplaces, and society at large, and Buddhism is not exempt. Please join us in person at the Portland Center […]