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Drop-in Meditation Classes on Buddhist teachings

Special day courses, retreats and other events

Pujas (chanted prayers), an important component of training in a spiritual life

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By practicing Kadampa Buddhist meditation we can...

solve our daily problems of stress, anxiety, anger, uncontrolled desire, confusion, jealousy, and so on, and find deep and lasting inner peace.
And, by integrating these practical methods into our daily lives, we will not only enrich our own lives, but the lives of our families, communities, and world.

Everyone Is Welcome At Our Meditation Center.

What can I expect?

A typical class—which can be taken separately or as a series—consists of a relaxing guided meditation, teachings based on the meditation topic, and a final meditation.

What if I want to go deeper?

We offer In-depth study programs, the Foundation Programs and the Teacher Training Program, for those wishing to study Buddha’s teachings in a structured way with other dedicated students.

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April 2024

Portland | The Confidence To Change

The Confidence To Change Our ability to change really depends on confidence in our potential. We need to be able to envision ourselves in a new way and then get some experience of that “new self” in meditation. Then we carry that experience of change into our daily lives more and more successfully every day until […]
Sun Apr 14
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219

Portland | Teacher Training Program

About the Teacher Training Program The Teacher Training Program (TTP) is designed for people who wish to train as authentic Dharma Teachers or simply engage with Buddha’s teachings in the deepest possible manner. In addition to completing the study of fourteen texts of Sutra and Tantra, the student is required to observe certain commitments with […]
Sun Apr 14
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219

Portland | Prayers for World Peace

PRAYERS FOR WORLD PEACE By learning to cherish others we can experience greater peace of mind and help to establish world peace. Through contemplating these prayers compiled by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche from traditional sources, we learn to cherish others. If everyone sincerely prays to be able to cherish others then gradually, through the […]
Mon Apr 15
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219
Wishfulfilling Jewel

Portland | Wishfulfilling Jewel with Tsog Offering

Please join us for prayers and requests to the wisdom Buddha Je Tsongkhapa combined with offerings to the protector Buddha Dorje Shugden. If you would like to add someone to our prayer list for someone experiencing illness or who recently died, please contact us.
Mon Apr 15
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219
Habits of Incredibly Happy People

Portland | Habits of Incredibly Happy People | Evening Talk

Learn to cultivate lasting joy with positive habits during this talk and guided meditation We tend to think, “When X happens, I’ll finally be happy.” However, event-based happiness is always fleeting. True, lasting happiness is a state of mind. Learn to develop a joyful, light, and positive mind all the time by developing positive habits […]
Tue Apr 16
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Village Ballroom
704 NE Dekum Street Portland, Oregon 97211

Portland | Foundation Program (Thursdays)

Thursday Foundation Program with Susan de la Vergne Book: Meaningful to Behold Thursdays | 9:30am-11:30am If you are interested in this class, please email [email protected] to learn how to become a Foundation Program member. Meaningful to Behold by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Many people have the compassionate wish to benefit others, but few understand how to […]
Thu Apr 18
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219
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Learn to develop a joyful, light, and positive mind all the time by developing positive habits of mind.

Beaverton Branch

@ Sage Center for Wholeness and Health
Room 555

April 2024
Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

NE Portland | Change Your Mind, Change Your LifeRepeating EventBeginner

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life There’s so much to worry about, all the time – Relationships. Career. Misfortune. Current events. No matter how cleverly or cautiously we try to avoid problems, we still encounter them. We may think There’s nothing I can do. We feel uncertain, overwhelmed, distraught, anxious. Buddha teaches that it’s our […]
Tue Apr 23
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Yoga Refuge
7831 SE Stark St Portland, OR 97215
MEC-OvercomingStress-Beaverton

Beaverton | Overcoming StressRepeating EventBeginner

Everyone is “stressed out.” The stress of modern life a big topic these days, and how it leads to illness, anxiety, even depression. As our world becomes, in many ways, less tolerant and more polarized, and as disagreements seem to arise easily, people are reporting that already high stress levels are moving even higher! Buddha’s […]
Tue Apr 23
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sage Center - Beaverton
10700 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Building 3, Suite 555, Beaverton OR, 97005
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April 2024
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Inclement Weather

OUR PUBLIC TALK IS RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY JAN 21ST @ 10:30AM​

Due to the snow storm, all of our classes & events will be cancelled.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.