Dekeling is a meditation community based in Portland, Oregon.

We offer authentic Tibetan Buddhism, made accessible for today’s world.

Join us for meditation, classes, and special events.


Monday Night Meditation & Dialogue

This is a great place to get to know us. On Monday nights we meet at 7 PM PT for an hour of meditation, accompanied by beginners’ instructions. After a short break, we share questions and open dialogue. All are welcome to participate as we refine meditative stability and clarity with traditional methods of calm abiding (shamatha) mediation. FREE EVENT.

One-on-One Meeting With a Teacher

Lama Lekshe's calendar is now open closed
through May 5th

Mid-Week Meditation: Sanity Break

It's a pandemic, for heaven's sake. You need this. We all do.
Join us for half an hour of calm abiding meditation from 1:30-2:00 PM PT. New to meditation? No problem. Not a Buddhist? No problem. It's a small group and a friendly space. Brief beginners’ instructions are given every time. Everyone welcome.

Dekeling Podcasts

Dharma talks to keep you company and wake up your heart.

Upcoming Special Events