Samden Ling is dedicated to the: Longchen Nyingthig: Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Practitioners follow the profound teachings and exquisite practices of Longchen Rabjam and Jigme Lingpa. In this Rime (Non Sectarian) Tradition, all interested are welcome to participate.

Samden Ling’s practice center focuses on the Longchen Nyingthig, Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse, and on Adzom Drukpa’s revealed cycle, Secret Treasure of the Luminous Vajra, considered a “child” of this lineage.

Meditation Classes 2015

2015 Meditation Classes-Every Tuesday Evening 6:30pm-8:00pm Taught by: Jacqueline Mandell 1404 SE 25th Ave. Portland OR 97214 One block in from SE Hawthorne Corner of SE 25th & Madison All Interested Are Welcome Suitable for All Levels Including First Time. Suggested Donation $10. More Information: Contact: Check out the Meditation Class flyer!

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Residential Retreat May 1st-3rd 2015

Samden Ling is delighted to announce the return of Anne Carolyn Klein, Rigzin Drolma to Portland and The Pacific Northwest. May 1-3, 2015 Weekend. Registration: From Seeing to Being: An in depth, new teaching will be offered as a residential retreat evening of May 1st; to just before lunch May 3rd.      

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2014 Classes

2014 TUESDAY EVENING MEDITATION CLASSES  2014 6:00 pm led by Jacqueline Mandell   All Saints Episcopal Church SE 40th & Woodstock, Portland OR 97202 Wide Range of Weekly Topics: Wisdom and Compassion, Longchen Nyingthig Ngndro, Tara, Tsok, Techniques of Meditation. Suggested Donation: $10. per class (no one turned away for financial reasons) All Interested Welcome. […]

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Chamtrul Rinpoche Teaches Two Programs Portland Oregon August 2014

Chamtrul Rinpoche August 23 & 24th ‘Essence of Words of My Perfect Teacher and August 22nd ‘Heart Essence Lineage” Registration for each on Ticket Tomato:

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2014 Wednesday Class Through August 2014

Every Wednesday Evening Meditation Class. ‘Methods of Meditation’ First Wednesday of every month includes practices for Aligned Energy, Focused Attention, Mindfulness, Loving-Kindness. Following Wednesdays: ‘Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse’ practices for Longchen Nyingthig Ngndro, Enlightened Intent, Manifesting Realization, Guru Yoga. Downtown Portland 7-8:30pm. 1126 SW Park Ave. Portland OR 97205. All interested are welcome. MAX, Bus, Bike. Free Parking after 7pm.

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Four Thoughts -February 12th Class 2014

Four Thoughts That Turn The Mind Class taught by Margaret Cormier and Jacqueline Mandell re-scheduled for Wednesday Feb 12th 7:00pm First Congregational Church 1126 SW Park Ave Portland OR 97205

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Methods of Meditation Class

METHODS OF MEDITATION Through August 2014 Taught by Jacqueline Mandell: The First Wednesday of the Month: Begins January 8, 2014  More classes to be added. TIME : 7:00-8:30pm, Downtown Portland, First Congregational UCC ‘Kiva Room’ 1126 Park Ave, Portland OR 97205 Across the from the Portland Art Museum and across the way from the Oregon […]

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The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women

The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women ed: Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susam Moon Contributors include: Samden Ling Visiting Teacher Anne Carolyn Klein/Rigzin Drolma and Local Teacher Jacqueline Mandell Available on The following is a description from “The Hidden Lamp is a collection of one hundred koans and stories of Buddhist […]

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Just Meditate!

A way to remind ourselves in the midst of everything, Just Meditate!

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In front of those who think of them with faith,

The Buddhas stand

Radiating blessings

And dispelling faults

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