Practice Groups

Tonglen Group

Boudhanath Stupa2nd and 4th Mondays of the month
7:00-8:30 pm
The Bodhi Tree Center.

Tonglen is the Buddhist practice of giving away all that is positive and good to those who are suffering, and taking in all that is negative and harmful. Powerful in practice, Tonglen is used as a meditation technique for developing equanimity, compassion, and healing.

Contact Linda Marshall for more information.

Tonglen Prayer Book

Bodhi Tree Center. 5403 SE Center Street, Portland, OR 97206
One block south of SE Foster at SE 54th Ave. and SE Center St.

Cittamani Tara Group
Contact Cat Wilson for meeting time and place.

Tara is the female emanation of the Buddha and the mother figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In this practice we make requests to Tara for beings who are experiencing illness or difficulties.This group has been meeting since August of 2001 when Geshe Kalsang Damdul suggested we practice this abbreviated Cittamani Tara form.


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