Preparing to Take the Vow of Refuge

Themselves captives in the prison of samsara, Whom can even the greatest worldly ones protect? Therefore, seek refuge in that which does not deceive—The Three Jewels— This is the practice…

Free

Shamatha Practice: Review of Methods for Daily Practice

All students at Dekeling can take instruction in shamatha (calm abiding) practice. We offer classes, retreats, and study of this important meditation method. This class is for those who have…

Free – $50.00

Refuge Vow Ceremony

REFUGE CEREMONY - Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple and on Zoom 6401 NE 10th Ave, Portland, OR 9721110:00 - 12:30 PM (Pacific Time) start - til done, probably 2 hours…

Free

Tonglen in Tough Times – Zoom

When life is chaotic or scary, disappointing, or unnerving, it’s sometimes hard to muster the will to practice. If your plate is full to overflowing and your emotions are running…

Free – $20.00

Light Offering Ritual Instruction

In many spiritual paths, including Tibetan Buddhism, offerings of light have great significance. In our tradition, we use light offering rituals to dispel the darkness of ignorance and the resultant…

Free – $20.00

Approaching the Vajrayana

(Note:  If you are enrolled in the Green Tara series, this class is free and you are pre-registered!) This course will give you a deeper sense of the practices known…

Medicine Buddha Retreat—FULL—

Medicine Buddha is an excellent practice for those whose heart lies in healing and well-being. This retreat will meet in an intentionally intimate small group group format with no more…

$715.00

Shamatha Half-day Group Sit

Doing a slightly longer meditation session from time to time will help extend your skill set and is beneficial in many ways. If you have done Buddhist meditation elsewhere, attended…

Learning Green Tara Practice

DATES Saturday November 12th and Sunday November 13th TIMES 10 AM to 2 PM on Zoom (both sessions are required) TUITION $60 (or by offering) REGISTRATION FORM BELOW Green Tara…

Free – $60.00

ONGOING DROP IN – Sitting & Moving in Awareness

Sometimes we need stability. Sometimes we need flexibility. They’re both available, and can be cultivated. This is an ongoing, hands-on meditation and movement class, offered from Seattle, Washington via Zoom,…

4-CLASS SERIES: Foundations of Buddhism

This class includes 4 sessions streamed on Zoom:  January 26th, February 2nd, February 9th and February 16th 6:30 - 8:30 PM PT While every school of Buddhism aims for freedom…

Get Tickets Free – $30.00

PRACTICE: Monthly Tonglen Hour

On the second Saturday of each month, we gather on Zoom to practice Tonglen, also known as 'taking and sending' practice. Tonglen is a meditation practice that uses altruistic intention…

Get Tickets Free – $45.00

SHORT CLASS: Introduction to Lojong

Do you like structured methods of learning? Would you like guidance in how to apply the practice of wisdom and compassion to situations in daily life? Take this two-hour overview…

Get Tickets Free – $50.00

RETREAT: The Four Immeasurables

Buddhist teacher Anne Klein writes: "Buddhism teaches that there is no such thing as the self as we think we know it: a separate, bounded self, strictly cordoned off from…

Free – $25.00

HANDS-ON CLASS: Learning a Concise Chenrezig Practice

As one of the Buddha Shakyamuni's eight close disciples, Chenrezig—Avalokiteshvara in Sanskrit—was present when the Buddha gave teachings on the Bodhisattva path. Chenrezig is a tenth-level bodhisattva: one whose realization…

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*RETREAT – Green Tara at the Temple

Tara is known as the “Mother of all Buddhas.” She acts as an unconditional guide and protector whose purpose is to help all sentient beings find liberation from the churn…

RETREAT – Sitting and Moving in Awareness

Join us for a contemplative workshop that combines two simple but profound ways to boost mental, emotional, and physical health: sitting meditation and mindful movement. Sitting meditation (shamatha, “evenly abiding”)…

*RETREAT – Four Foundations of Mindfulness

The practice of meditating on the Four Foundations—mindfulness of the body, feelings, mind, and phenomena—is recommended for people at every stage of the spiritual path. To help increase your stability…

*Home to the Heartland: November Pilgrimage to Asia

Watch this space for more information, dates and registration links. Pilgrimage is both an outward and an inward journey of a religious or spiritual nature. The journey to sacred sites…

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