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March 2017

Support Your Association’s Programs – Spring Fund Drive

In 2016, NWDA focused its work on three new programs: Contemplative Caregiving Inclusive Communities Buddhist Recovery These programs apply Buddhist compassion and clarity where it counts — in real-life suffering in today’s world. In 2017, we will be exploring new and innovative ways of expanding our program reach throughout the region. To learn more about our programs, please visit our…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Northwest Dharma Association

Start: Wednesday, March 1
End: Monday, May 29

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Inclusive Community Dialogues

Our region includes virtually every Buddhist tradition and culture, and is a great crossroads for tens of thousands of practitioners, those born into Buddhist heritage, and those adopting Buddhist practice as adults. In March and April 2017, the Northwest Dharma Association will be hosting a series of dialogues among Buddhist teachers and leaders. The goal is to share our experiences and perspectives,…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Northwest Dharma Association

Start: Wednesday, March 1 @ 8:00 am
End: Sunday, April 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Tradition: Non-sectarian

Spiritual Development, Psychological Development, and Buddhist Insight

Spiritual Development, Psychological Development, and Buddhist Insight Meditation: A Consideration and Conversation What is the nature of psychological development? What is the nature of spiritual development? How are they related? How can they both be facilitated by Buddhist meditation? This class examines those questions from the perspectives of both the Eastern psychology/philosophy of Buddhism and the Western psychologies/philosophies of psychoanalysis,…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Northwest Dharma Association

Start: Thursday, March 16 @ 2:00 pm
End: Thursday, May 4 @ 4:00 pm
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Tradition: Non-sectarian
Teacher: Joe Pearl

Smile at Fear: Warriorship in the Three Yanas with Acharya Gaylon Ferguson

March 24th—March 26th Fri March 24th: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sat March 25th: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sun March 26th: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Room: Main Shrine Room “When you are frightened by something, you have to relate with fear, explore why you are frightened, and develop some sense of conviction. You can actually look at fear.…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

Start: Friday, March 24 @ 7:00 pm
End: Sunday, March 26 @ 6:00 pm
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Tradition: Shambhala Lineage
Teacher: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

Weekend Retreat: Ultimate Liberation is to Overcome the Craving for Being

We live in the shadowland of “I” consciousness. This illusion of “I” is rooted in seeking meaning of “who” and “why”. But, awakening begins through contemplating “how” and “what”. Redirecting the inquiry allows the stilling of thought, entry into an unfettered realm of timelessness and the ending of karma. A  slight shift in inquiry can be the difference between liberation…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Start: Saturday, March 25 @ 9:00 am
End: Sunday, March 26 @ 4:30 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Venerable Pannavati

Awakening to the Stages of Life: Rites of Passage with Heidi Mecklenburg & Dan Peterson

March 31st—April 2nd Fri March 31st: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Sat April 1st: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Sun April 2nd: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM   Room: Main Shrine Room A new weekend retreat program designed by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche offered for the first time in the Pacific Northwest. Co-sponsored by Portland Shambhala’s Aging in Enlightened Society and…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

Start: Friday, March 31 @ 6:30 pm
End: Sunday, April 2 @ 4:00 pm
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Tradition: Shambhala Lineage
Teacher: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche

April 2017

PATH OF WISDOM: THE WISDOM OF BUDDHIST PRACTICE IN DAILY LIFE

A unique opportunity to meet with His Eminence Dza Kilung Rinpoche for two full days to receive teachings on Buddhist philosophy and meditation practice and its vital role in your life and in the modern world. These sessions are designed for anyone who has an interest in learning more about Buddhism, for new students and those with many years of…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Pema Kilaya Sangha

Start: Saturday, April 1 @ 10:00 am
End: Sunday, April 2 @ 4:00 pm
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Tradition: Vajrayana
Teacher: DZA Kilung Rinpoche

Sharing the Dharma Day & Celebration

After Winter Retreat, Sravasti Abbey re-opens our doors for Sharing the Dharma Day and a celebration. Guided meditation, Dharma talk, vegetarian potluck, and fellowship are all a part of the day. After lunch we’ll celebrate the end of winter retreat with a Lama Chopa Puja and recognition for all the kind supporters who make the retreat possible. Please join us! All…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sravasti Abbey

Date: Sunday, April 2
Time: 9:45 am - 3:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan
Teacher: Ven. Thubten Chodron

Introductory Meditation Class 6-Class Series on Mondays with Tuere Sala

Insight meditation also known as mindfulness or vipassana meditation comes from the Buddhist tradition. It aims to free the mind from the distortions of self-centeredness, negativity, and confusion. Seeing life as a constantly changing process, one begins to accept pleasure and pain, fear and joy, and all aspects of life with increasing balance and equanimity. This balanced awareness, grounded in…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Monday, April 3
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Tuere Sala

The Power of Respect with Ven. Thubten Chodron

A Public Talk Respect: we want it, but can be stingy about giving it. Who deserves our respect?  How do we make them earn it? Can we respect others simply for being human? Join renowned Buddhist nun Ven. Thubten Chodron for her annual spring talk at North Idaho Community College. Come learn about respect: what it is, how we can develop…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sravasti Abbey

Date: Tuesday, April 4
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan
Teacher: Ven. Thubten Chodron

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