Northwest Dharma Association

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

This is a listing of Buddhist retreats, talks, ceremonies, classes and other special events. You can search for events by date, location, and other search criteria.

If you are a member group, wanting to post an event, please go to the member group page and log in.

Upcoming Events

Camping Retreat on The Way of the Bodhisattva
Member Group: George
Starts: Fri, Jun 21st
Region: Chimacum, WA

Learn to Meditate Workshop
Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center
Starts: Sat, Jun 22nd
Region: Portland, OR

All-Encompassing Aspirations  of Bodhisattva Samantabhadra
Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism
Starts: Sat, Jun 22nd
Region: Seattle, WA

Freeing the Mind
Member Group: Mount Adams Zen Buddhist Temple
Starts: Sat, Jun 22nd
Region: Trout Lake, WA

Exploring the Nature of Mind Heart Advice on the Path of Awakening
Member Group: Diane McQueen-Smith
Starts: Mon, Jun 24th
Region: Portland, OR

Dying Every Day Meditation, Transformation, and the Bardos With Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
Member Group: Diane McQueen-Smith
Starts: Tue, Jun 25th
Region: Portland, OR

Community Nyinthun: All Practices Welcome
Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center
Starts: Sun, Jun 30th
Region: Portland, OR

Annual Vajrasattva Retreat
Member Group: Kathok Centre
Starts: Mon, Jul 1st
Region: Array, Array

Nitartha Summer Institute 2019
Member Group: Nitartha Institute
Starts: Fri, Jul 5th
Region: Salem, OR

Spuds Open House
Member Group: Noah Starbuck
Starts: Fri, Jul 5th
Region: Seattle, WA

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Drala Meditation Hike: Timberline Lodge to Zig Zag Canyon

Saturday, September 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for a Drala hike up high on Mt. Hood on the Pacific Crest Trail. We will start at Timberline Lodge and hike 2.2 miles to the edge of Zig Zag Canyon. Expect breathtaking views and late wildflowers. We’ll combine hiking with meditation while observing noble silence.

Hiking Difficulty: Moderate (high altitude)
Distance: 4.4 miles round trip
Elevation: 500 foot elevation gain
What to Bring: Hiking appropriate footwear, water, lunch, a hat, sunscreen, rain gear, gas money for the driver, and a kneeling pad or something else to sit on for occasional stops for sitting meditation. Hiking poles can be helpful.
Meeting Time: 8:30 AM
Meeting Location: Portland Shambhala Center
Return Time: About 4:30 pm. Drive to the trailhead is about 1½ hours each way
Hike Leader: Joan Sears

Drala hikes are open to the public. No dogs, please – For questions about this or other
things, please contact Liz Howell, Drala Hike Coordinator.

“By relaxing the mind, you can reconnect with that primordial, original
ground, which is completely pure and simple. Out of that, through the
medium of your perceptions, you can discover magic, or drala.”
– Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

Portland Shambhala Office
Phone: 5032314971

Region: Portland, OR

Date: Saturday, September 7
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Event Website:

Portland Shambhala Meditation Center
1110 SE Alder St, Suite 203
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
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Phone: 503-231-4971

Cost: Free