Mahasiddha Bookstore​

Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center’s bookstore in Portland contains a wide range of Kadampa books, CD’s, and other items. All of our books can be purchased online at Tharpa Publications. Please come to our bookstore in Portland to peruse our books.

Author and founder of Modern Kadampa Buddhism

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Tharpa is the dedicated publisher of the books of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who is the founder of the New Kadampa tradition.

The books of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso emphasize gaining practical experience of inner realizations through contemplating and meditating on Buddha’s teachings, known as Dharma.

Checkout what's Coming Up

December 2023

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. ...
05 Dec
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219

Eugene | From Inner Peace Comes Outer Peace

From Inner Peace Comes Outer Peace The great Buddhist Master Shantideva says: There is no evil greater than anger, And no virtue greater than patience. Therefore, I should strive in various ways To become familiar with the practice of patience. Imagine what the world would be like if we all conquered our anger! The danger […] ...
05 Dec
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Eugene | Mahonia Building
120 Shelton McMurphey Blvd., Suite 230
Eight Steps to Happiness

Portland | Eight Essential Steps to Happiness

Eight Essential Steps to Happiness Wednesday Night Meditation Series All our life we have pursued happiness through people and things that make us feel comfortable, secure or stimulated; yet have we truly succeeded? In this course–based on the renowned Eight Verses of Training the Mind–we will learn step-by-step instructions which can to lead to the […] ...
06 Dec
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219

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 info@meditationinoregon.org 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 […] ...
07 Dec
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219
Letting go of bad habits

Salem | Letting Go of Bad Habits

Letting Go of Bad Habits Our unpeaceful states of mind that cause us to suffer and perform harmful actions are just bad mental habits, and like all habits they can be broken. Just as it is possible to separate mud from water, so it is possible to eliminate all of our bad habits from our […] ...
08 Dec
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodland Chapel
582 High Street SE, Salem OR 97301

Portland | Foundation Program (Saturdays)

Saturday Foundation Program With Kadam Heather Book: Universal Compassion Saturdays | 9:00am—11:00am If you are interested in this class, please email info@meditationinoregon.org to learn how to become a Foundation Program member. Universal Compassion is a commentary to a twelfth-century text on training the mind, entitled Training the Mind in Seven Points, which was composed by […] ...
09 Dec
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Portland | Mahasiddha Kadampa Buddhist Center
9498 SW Barbur Blvd #101, Portland, OR 97219
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