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.

Tara Meditation Practice November 19 & December 10, 2017

Tara Meditation Practice 2 Sunday’s: November 19th & December 10th 2017. Led by Jacqueline Mandell, Resident Teacher.
3-5pm at Tabor Space: 5441 Se Belmont St Portland 97215. Suggested Donation 10. no one turned away for financial reasons. Please bring Tara Text, meditation cushion, under cushion. Chairs provided. Questions: info@samdenling.org

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21 Praises to Tara, the Female Buddha: Expressions of Thanksgiving

21 Praises to Tara, the Female Buddha: Expressions of Thanksgiving Jacqueline Mandell, Fri. Nov. 17, 7-8:30pm, $20 Buddhism acknowledges our precious human birth as an opportunity to bring forth powerful, ethical and compassionate principles to life. Naming, honoring, and visualizing these principles can spark greater awareness in our day to day life and practice. Join […]

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Becoming Tara Retreat Open for Reservations

Becoming Tara Retreat Now Accepting Reservations! Our upcoming Green Tara Retreat is now available for reserving your place. Head on over to our Event Page for further information and links to sign up: Becoming Tara  

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Tara Retreat Portland with Anne C. Klein/Rigzin Drolma

October 20-23, 2017.  An Intensive In Town Tara Retreat with Anne Carolyn Klein/Rigzin Drolma will be held in Portland, OR. All levels welcome, including beginners. Rigzin Drolma is from Houston Texas, Dawn Mountain and is a professor at Rice University. Samden Ling welcomes Lama Rigzin Drolma back to Portland. Details will be posted over the […]

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Vajrasattva and Mindfulness Practice with Jacqueline Mandell April 30th

April 30th 1-4pm Vajrasattva and Mindfulness. Practices to benefit Samden Ling Founder Adzom Rinpoche. Vajrasattva is powerful for removal of obstacles, purification, protection and bringing brilliance.

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Meditation with Jacqueline Mandell February 12, 2017 9:30AM-12:30PM

February 12, 2017 Jacqueline is leading a 3 hour all level mini in-town retreat 9:30am-12:30pm in a lovely meditation room to celebrate Losar, Tibetan New Year, at 2440 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #202, Portland, OR 97212 The Wellspring School. Hourly Schedule posted on the flyer. Registration 35. Just go to ‘donation’ with a debit or credit card, add a note with name, email and ‘Feb 12th’ in the note.

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Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche Dec 4,5,6th, 2016- Longchenpa Terma Teachings

Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche 3 Evening Longchen Rabjam Terma Teachings December 4,5,6th. Registration is open at https://www.tickettomato.com/event/4222/adzom-gyalse-rinpoche-three-evening-package-super-saver-package-for-dec-4th-5th-and-6th/Three evenings, two venues. Attend all or individual. All Levels Welcome.

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Appearance & Emptiness-September 24th

September 24th 2016  9:00am-11:30am. Jacqueline Mandell will offer Guided Meditation practices with key principals of Buddhism. Sitting meditation, mantra, visualization bring us to a deeper understanding and and an opening to greater possibilities. Nurturing a way of looking refreshes our clarity benefit not only ourselves but all whom we meet. September 24th 2016 12:00-1:30pm. Longchen Nyingthig Ngndro […]

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Summer Meditation Practice

Welcome to Tuesday Evening Meditation Practice. All Levels including beginners. Attend one or both sessions. 6:30pm-7:30pm Community Meditation. Followed by Tibetan Buddhist practice 7:30pm-8:30pm. Community Meditation includes Guided Sitting and Walking Practice with Jacqueline Mandell. Tibetan practices include Bodhicitta- mind of enlightenment aspiration and awakening, Heart Essence of The Vast Expanse mantras, visualization, guru yoga blessings, Tara, The Vine of Faith Guru Yoga. Practices taught and guided by Jacqueline. 1404 SE 25th Portland OR 97214, one block from Hawthorne Blvd. Suggested Donation is $12. No one turned away for financial reasons.

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The Vine of Faith

‘The Vine of Faith’ Guru Yoga June 14th is Guru Rinpoche Day. In honoring this day ‘The Vine of Faith’ Guru Yoga Is being Offered for the first time at Samden Ling. Jacqueline will lead this beautiful practice which preserves connection. June 14th Tuesday at 7:30pm following Community Meditation. All Levels including beginners. 1404 SE 25th […]

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