• Dec. 15, 22, 29 Open Door: Winter’s Edge Gatherings

    Winter’s Edge Gatherings  Thursdays, December 15, 22, 29 7-9 pm at Living Earth, 5311 SE Powell, #102, Portland The approach of winter urges us to turn inward, to take time for quiet reflection and stillness as the season deepens. But the fervor of bright lights, shopping, overindulging, and bustling festivities steadily overpower contemplative qualities. Stress and pressure outweigh… [ Continue Reading ]

    Dec. 15, 22, 29 Open Door:  Winter’s Edge Gatherings
  • Winter Warming! Nov. 15–Jan. 15

    Winter Warming Baskets are Ready!  November 15 – January 15 See donation locations below. Winter Warming gathers new, handmade items – from baby booties, shawls, sweaters, and lap blankets, to socks, mitts, hats, and scarves – that we then distribute to children and families, youths, adults, and seniors, anyone who needs a hand staying warm in the winter… [ Continue Reading ]

    Winter Warming! Nov. 15–Jan. 15
  • Love-Justice-Compassion: Challenge for Women and Girls & for Living Earth

    Help Love, Justice, Generosity, and Compassion fill our world!  Two awesome challenges this month can multiply your generosity in two ways. Bottom line: Your investment will be matched to double or triple your support for Living Earth and can also support Planned Parenthood. Here’s the scoop: CHALLENGE #1 ~ A double match, for Living Earth and Planned Parenthood. First-time donors, new pledges, & pledge increases:  Your dollars… [ Continue Reading ]

    Love-Justice-Compassion: Challenge for Women and Girls & for Living Earth
  • Dharma Circles

    Meditation, chanting, poetry, and dharma reflection shape this weekly circle. Long-time meditators and first-timers, devotees and non-believers, the curious and the unsure – come! All are invited to sing, sit, rest, pray, ponder, and practice in this circle. We sit in the light of Neem Karoli Baba, Ramana Maharshi, the Buddha, Sufi mystics, the Abrahamic teachings, and indigenous… [ Continue Reading ]

    Dharma Circles
  • December 18: Winter Solstice Celebration

    “Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again, come , come!” ~ Jalalludin Rumi Celebrate the timeless Dance of the Heavens with candlelight, ceremony, myth, ritual, and beauty. Sunday, December… [ Continue Reading ]

    December 18: Winter Solstice Celebration
  • Dec. 8 Book Group: God Laughs & Plays

    Moving into this month of sacred holidays, we’ll be discussing God Laughs & Plays by David James Duncan. Thursday, December 8th, 7:00–9:00 pm Living Earth: 5311 Southeast Powell, Portland, OR, 97206 (Street parking on SE 53rd & SE 54th; please respect our neighbors.) Our choice for December is God Laughs and Plays by David James Duncan, author of The… [ Continue Reading ]

    Dec. 8 Book Group: God Laughs & Plays

Tuesday Dharma Circle

Dharma Circles invite us to settle deeply in the grace of each present moment, the only place where we can inhabit our essential nature.

 

Join us at Living Earth at 5311 SE Powell for chanting, meditation, poetry from the world's traditions, and dharma reflections. Dates sometimes change, so check our calendar or our FaceBook page for current schedule. https://www.facebook.com/LivingEarth/ [ continue ... ]

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