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Lhabad Duchen: Buddha returns to earth to teach.

October 31st, 2018 is the Buddhist Sacred Day of Lhabad Duchen. One of the four holy days of the life of the Buddha’s Life. This day is when Shakyamuni Buddha descended back to earth on the golden ladder from the Heaven Realms. He spent 3 months in the Heaven...

Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche Returns to Portland Aug 4-8th

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...

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...

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...

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...