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Meditation Resources

Classes by Teacher

Special Event with Gen Kelsang Rinzin & Kadam Heather Rocklin

September 10th – 12th

Pathway to Bliss – Away Retreat

This is an incredible opportunity to meditate on The Three Principal Aspects of the Path, a legendary Buddhist poem composed 600 years ago, over a blissful weekend on the Pacific Ocean. There is also a livestream option for those not able to attend in person. For retreat details and to register please click here: https://meditateinolympia.org/ocean-retreat/

With Resident Teacher, Kadam Heather Rocklin

Sunday Morning Drop-in 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

August 1st – September 19th

No class August 8th and September 12th

 With Kadam Heather August 1st, September 5th and 19th

 With Guest Teachers – August 15th, 22nd and 29th

Cultivating Healthy Relations

Learn how to transform bad relationships into good ones and make good relationships even better! Each class includes guided meditations and a talk.  Click here to access this class: https://meditationinoregon.org/live-streaming-class-information.

Tuesday Evening Drop-in 7:00 – 8:30 pm

June 22nd – July 6th

Becoming Fearless

By discovering the underlying causes of fear and learning new ways of thinking, we can reduce and eventually overcome these habits of mind. Class includes guided meditations and a talk. This class is available both in person and via live streaming. If you would like to come in person please email info@meditationinoregon.org. if you would like to attend via live streaming info is here: https://meditationinoregon.org/live-streaming-class-information.

Salem Drop-in Classes and Foundation Program Classes on Fridays

For more information on either our Salem Drop-in Classes or Salem Foundation Program classes please email: info@meditationinoregon.org

Portland Foundation & Teacher Training Programs

Thursday morning foundation program class, Saturday afternoon foundation program class, and teacher training program class with Kadam Heather – If you have been attending our drop in classes for a while and you wish to deepen your understanding with our more in depth programs please email info@meditationinoregon.org.

Thursday Morning Foundation Program Classes, 9:30 – 11:30 am

Foundation Program (FP) offers a unique and profound way of studying that enables us to deepen our knowledge and experience of modern Buddhism. This program is open to anyone who has been attending our introductory drop-in classes for a while. For more information on Thursday Morning Foundation Classes please click here:  https://meditationinoregon.org/morning-foundation-program

Saturday Afternoon Foundation Program Classes, 3:00 – 5:15 pm

Foundation Program (FP) offers a unique and profound way of studying that enables us to deepen our knowledge and experience of modern Buddhism. This program is open to anyone who has been attending our introductory drop-in classes for a while. For more info on our Saturday Foundation Program Class Please click here: https://meditationinoregon.org/foundation-program

Teacher Training Program classes

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. This program is open to anyone who is currently on Foundation Program. For more info on the Teacher Training Program please click here: https://meditationinoregon.org/teacher-training-program

With Kadampa Buddhist Teacher, James Jacoby

Sunday Morning Drop-in 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

 July 11th and July 25th with James Jacoby

Freedom From Painful Feelings

In this series we will explore the simple techniques taught in Buddhist meditation to let go of negative emotions and instead cultivate positive states of mind. All classes include meditations and lectures. Click here to access this class: https://meditationinoregon.org/live-streaming-class-information.

Monday Mornings 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

September 7th – June 28th

Eight Steps to Happiness. A Buddhist meditation class for challenging times.  

Based on the famous Eight Verses of Training the Mind by the great Bodhisattva, Langri Tangpa, this inspiring series will teach methods for transforming all life’s difficulties into valuable spiritual insights and for developing universal love and compassion, the source of true happiness for both self and others.

Over the weeks, you will get an introduction to the essential aspects of the eight steps with particular emphasis on applying them immediately in daily life for greater happiness, resilience and peace. Click here to access this class: https://meditationinoregon.org/live-streaming-class-information.

Class Resources

You might enjoy reading “Eight Steps to Happiness” that the teacher will use for class. You can purchase it through the center via curbside pick up. For more information on that please go to:  [https://meditationinoregon.org/bookstore].  or Purchase online https://tharpa.com/us/catalogsearch/result/?q=+eight+steps+to+happiness

With Kadampa Buddhist Nun, Kelsang Milob

Lunchtime Drop-in 12:15 – 12:45 pm

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Lunchtime Meditation

Lunchtime Meditation! It is okay to take a thirty minute break, relax and develop a peaceful heart. It is actually essential if we want to be our most productive and to live a happy meaningful life. Enjoy a short teaching and guided meditation. Develop a relaxed, clear mind and a kind heart. Return to your daily activities with some peace of mind, better able to meet the challenges of these difficult times. Drop-ins welcome. Click here to access this class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150008859537

Monday Night Drop-in 6:00 – 7:30 pm

 June 28th, July 5th, 19th & 26th (No Class July 12th)

Living Peacefully

Anger is on a continuum from mild irritation to full blown rage. As long as we have anger within our mind, we cannot live in peace with others or our world. It is quite rare to find a person who is free from anger these days but by practicing Buddha’s teachings, we can become such a person.

Drop-ins welcome. Click here to access this class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150026034909

Tuesday Night Drop-in 6:00 – 7:30 pm

On-going Class Cycling through Lamrim Meditations

No class during Summer Festival is July 30 – August 14 – https://kadampafestivals.org/summer

Lamrim Practice

Gain a heartfelt experience of Buddha’s teachings by practicing Lamrim meditations. Lamrim means Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. In this class we will practice Lamrim following the presentation in The Mirror of Dharma by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The class will start with a guided meditation to relax our mind. The teacher will explain the purpose of the day’s meditation and how to engage in the practice. Following the explanation the teacher will guide the meditation, allowing several minutes of silence for your own personal contemplation. We will use Prayers for Meditation in this class. Drop-ins welcome. Click here to access this class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150022189407.