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July 2019

Tonglen Practice

Compassion is the seed which, fully developed, results in perfect Enlightenment.  Tonglen is a simple and effective method to develop Compassion in all its aspects.  This is a self-initiated, self-driven practice which can be done any time, any place.  These Tonglen practice sessions provide the serious student time to focus on this mind training element, to create skill in the…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Friday, July 5
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Chakrasamvara Empowerment plus Guru-Yoga of Sapan-Manjushri Empowerment

This empowerment will be given by His Holiness, the 42nd Sakya Khabgon Trizin, Rinpoche.  Chakrasamvara represents supreme bliss; i.e. the realization of our true nature.  This highest yoga tantra empowerment is open to all. It can be taken as the doorway to this practice or as a general blessing. There is a preliminary the first day (5:30 – 7:30 PM) and…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Nalanda Institute

Start: Tuesday, July 9 @ 9:00 am
End: Thursday, July 11 @ 10:30 am
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Confidence Beyond Concept: Mudra Space Awareness

“Mindfulness” means nothing without embodiment. What are we mindful of? The Buddha’s ‘first foundation’ for mindfulness was our body. The discipline of Mudra Space Awareness challenges us to see that even highly trained meditators aren’t always able to relate in a direct way with bodily experience. Instead of being mindful of our actual body, we tend towards what Chögyam Trungpa…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

Start: Saturday, July 13 @ 10:00 am
End: Sunday, July 14 @ 6:00 pm
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Tsuktor Barwa Initiation

Tsuktor Barwa Initiation Bestowed by H.E. Sakya Khöndung Avikrita Rinpoche The practice of Tsuktor Barwa (in Sanskrit, Ushnishajvala) was taught by the Buddha in the Manjushri Root Tantra as an exceptionally powerful method for practitioners to clear obstacles, sickness, stress and negativity; and to promote well-being, success and positive qualities. Avikrita Rinpoche will bestow the full initiation from the lineage…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Wednesday, July 17
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Chime Phagma Nyingtik Major Empowerment by His Holiness Sakya Trichen

“There are many Tara teachings in Vajrayana, and this Chime Phagma Nyingtik is one of the most treasured Arya Tara teachings. It is connected to the three most important Vidyadharas of maha-ati or Dzogchen—Vimalamitra, Shri Singha and Guru Padmasambhava. Arya Tara is generally considered to be a deity of protection and white Arya Tara in particular is also associated with…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling

Start: Saturday, July 20
End: Sunday, July 21

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A Taste of Daoism: a Day of Daoist Lifestyle and Tea Appreciation

In this day-long program, participants are introduced to the world of tea. They will learn the traditional Chinese way to prepare and appreciate tea, and hear some of its colorful histories and myths, while also getting a glimpse of the daily life of a Daoist. There will be opportunities to explore specific aspects of Daoist lifestyle through qi gong (body…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Vietnamese Family Camping Retreat

A week long camping adventure at Trout Lake Abbey and Mt. Adams Zen Buddhist Temple with education and Buddhist lectures in Vietnamese and English. Families can spend time relaxing throughout the property or participate in a range of activities including caring for alpacas, feeding chickens, harvesting vegetables from the garden, hiking, walking, bike rides, rafting and spending time with other families.

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Mount Adams Zen Buddhist Temple

Start: Monday, July 22
End: Saturday, July 27

Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Mountain Lamp Community

Start: Sunday, July 28
End: Sunday, August 4

Community Nyinthun: All Practices Welcome

Join us for this full day meditation retreat which brings together practitioners of the hinayana, mahayana and vajrayana practice paths!   Practitioners of all levels are warmly invited to attend, and we have NEW Half or full day options! Please register below. Full day meditation retreats, called ‘Nyinthuns’ in the Shambhala tradition, are a rich opportunity to deepen your practice within…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Portland Shambhala Meditation Center

Date: Sunday, July 28
Time: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

August 2019

PNW iBme Mindfulness for Teens retreat

Get away. Turn off your phone. Step back into yourself. Our multi-day residential retreats teach you awareness and concentration practices that lead to beneficial outcomes validated by science. Through guided mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and movement, you will learn how to calm your mind, direct and sustain attention, explore emotions and thoughts, cultivate compassion, and communicate more authentically with…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Northwest iBme Retreat

Start: Thursday, August 1
End: Tuesday, August 6

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