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Meditation Resources

Classes by Teacher

With Resident Teacher, Kadam Heather Rocklin

White Tara Empowerment with Kadam Heather

Introduction May 14th, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Empowerment Day May 15th, 10am – 5:00pm

Feel free to attend just the introduction, just the day of empowerment or both! 

On Saturday  Kadam Heather will grant the blessing empowerment of White Tara, an enlightened being who bestows long life, good fortune and wisdom. We need a long life to complete our spiritual practice, we need wisdom to free ourselves and others from our daily pain and problems, and we need good fortune or positive energy to achieve a long-lasting experience of inner peace and happiness. Click here to make payment and for live stream connection information: https://meditationinoregon.org/live-streaming-class-information.

  • Introduction only $5
  • Empowerment day only $30
  • Introduction and Empowerment $30 (intro free with empowerment day payment)

The schedule May 15th will be 

  • Empowerment: 10:00-11:45am 
  • Teaching 2:00-3:30pm
  • The Yoga of White Tara 4:15-5:00pm

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

April 4th – 18th

Overcoming Stress

Explore meditation methods and ways of thinking that come from Buddha’s teachings that will help to let go of stress. Click here to access this class: https://meditationinoregon.org/live-streaming-class-information.

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

April 6th – 20th

Journey to Truth and Happiness

In this course we will discover that we actually have a self that is flexible, changing all the time, and limitless. Classes include guided meditations and lectures. Click here to access this class: 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

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 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Tuesdays

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

 April 5th – 26th

Monday Night Meditation Class

Monday night meditation class is geared towards helping modern busy people start and maintain a meditation practice. Both new and experienced meditators can benefit from this class. We’ll explore how to meditate both in formal sitting meditation as well as in our daily activities. Once we know how, we can transform all our daily activities into the spiritual path to enlightenment.

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

On Demand Video of Monday Night Class

Enjoy Monday night’s class at a time that fits your busy schedule. Access the video here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/149999108371

Tuesday Night Drop-in 6:00 – 7:30 pm

On-going Class Cycling through Lamrim Meditations

No class June 1. Spring Festival is May 28 – June 2 – https://kadampafestivals.org/spring

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.

Wednesday Night 6:00 – 7:30 pm

On break until May