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October 31st, 2018: Buddhist Celebration of Lhabad Duchen, one of the four sacred days in the life of Shakyamuni Buddha. Celebrate by meditation, generosity and helpfulness, as all positive actions multiply ten million times. Rejoice in the teachings of wisdom and compassion.
July Community News In this issue: * July Practice: Guru Rinpoche Day * Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche’s USA Tour to Dzogchen Nyingthig Centers * Venerable Lama Rinchen Visiting Portland This Weekend * Chamtrul Rinpoche Teaching at NWTC in August * Lama Jacqueline’s Fall/Winter Schedule Invoke the Blessings of Guru Rinpoche Sunday, July 22rd: Guru Rinpoche displayed […]
Samden Ling Buddhist Community is honored to welcome back Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche for a 5-day, in-town retreat. He will teach “The Wish-Fullfilling Treasure” by Longchen Rabjam (Longchenpa). This text is included in the seven commentaries by Longchenpa. These texts synthesizes more than 600 years of spiritual transmissions originating from Guru Padmasambhava. Longchen Rabjam was one […]
Samden Ling Newsletter for June 2018 In this issue: June Practice Dates: Dakini Day and Guru Rinpoche Day Saga Dawa – Tuesday, May 29th Portland Buddhist Festival This Weekend Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche Registration Open Green Tara Empowerment with Khenpo Lodro Rinpoche Lama Tsultrim Allione Teaching at Whidbey Island Integrate the Blessings of Guru Rinpoche & […]
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, […]
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 – […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]