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Buddhist Voices - Aryadrishti from Portland, Oregon

By Manidha on Sat, 20 Sep, 2014 - 13:33
In today’s Buddhist Voices podcast we meet Aryadrishti, courageously pioneering with a brand new Buddhist Center in Portland, Oregon, in the far west of the United States. We hear about the challenges she faces in building a community, and some of the innovative ways she’s adopted for a very particular kind of American context. Having started out alone this is a great glimpse into the early days of a new sangha and the rewards that come...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna America - Dharmasuri, Chair Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland, ME (skype interview)

By viriyalila on Sat, 22 Jun, 2013 - 14:24
Dharmasuri, Chair of Nagaloka Buddhist Center in Portland, ME, has been an inspirational force since the very early days of Triratna activities there. From renting a room from a counseling group in the mid ’90s to now being situated in a fantastic multi-use building in the downtown arts district they have a full program, a growing sangha, and strong community ties.

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Community Highlights

India Boo No. 4 - Dharmashuri and the other Nagaloka

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 16:41
Here at Nagaloka on day 3 of the Triratna International Council we’re delighted to hear from the Chair of the OTHER Nagaloka! Dharmashuri founded Nagaloka Buddhist Center in Portland, Maine on the eastern seaboard of the USA and tells us about having a ‘sister Center’…

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Triratna News

New home for Portland Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Sat, 15 Dec, 2012 - 06:55

New home for Portland Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Sat, 15 Dec, 2012 - 06:55Dharmasuri, chairwoman of Triratna’s Nagaloka Buddhist Center in Portland, in Maine USA, writes to say - “ There’s big news at our Centre this winter: we’ve moved to a brand new location! It’s in the heart of the Arts district in the city of Portland, and we now occupy the first floor of a beautiful brick building. We have separate rooms for a book store, library, shrine room and open discussion room. There is also a kitchenette...