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.

Dakini Day and Guru Rinpoche Practice & Tsok in May

Dakini Day and Guru Rinpoche Day Practice & Tsok ~ Celebrate the close blessing energies of the deities Thursday, May 10th: Dakini Day is celebrated by food offerings (tsok) and practice on the 25th day of each lunar month. We celebrate Green Tara on this auspicious day. The dakini principle, associated with the feminine energies, […]

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April 2018 News – Special Edition

April News There are several incredible events and opportunities to share with you this month, so we decided to make a special news edition for you!   – Return of Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche August 4-8th – 15th annual Portland Buddhist Festival, Saturday, June 2 – Anam Thubten in Portland May 4-6th – Rohingya Petition – […]

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April Practice: Longchen Nyingthig Ngondro

April 15th and 22nd are dedicated to community support for the Longchen Nyingthig ngondro. We will focus on accumulations and include guidance for the sections of practice listed below. All levels of training including beginners are welcome.

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March Interview Opportunities Available

March Interview Opportunities Available Resident teacher, Jacqueline Mandell, will be available for 30-minute, personal meetings to answer dharma practice questions and to give guidance on the different facets of the Longchen Nyingthig ngondro, Tara practice and Mindfulness Meditation. With over 40 years of Buddhist training and practice, and a compassionate wish to be of service […]

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Chotrul Duchen Meditation and Tsok – February 18

Guidance by Jacqueline Mandell, Resident Teacher   At the beginning of the lunar new year and for 15 days afterward, Shakyamuni Buddha performed multiple miracles and taught daily in response to challenges from skeptics of the six major philosophical schools of his day. Through these activities, thousands adopted the Buddhist path. Some skeptics became monks […]

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Joyous January Meditation and Tara Practice

Meditation & Tara Practice Guidance by Jacqueline Mandell Resident Teacher The new year is a time for reflection, resolutions and reinvigorating our practice. In January, we will begin our time together with 30 minutes of silent mindfulness followed by Tara meditation practice. Come for either practice or stay for both. Join us for this beautiful […]

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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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