Nagaloka Buddhist CenterWelcome to Nagaloka!

Nagaloka is a community in Portland, Maine, dedicated to the study and practice of Buddhism. We are an independent and self-governing center within the Triratna Buddhist Community, which is an international network of public centers, communities and projects. Our mission is to create the best possible conditions in which to explore and practice the Buddhist path. We study and practice meditation and Buddhadharma in a spiritual community based on the ideals of compassion, generosity, mindfulness, and the cultivation of wisdom.

Nagaloka News

Next two weeks on Wednesday

Sep 17, 2017

On Wednesday, Sept 20th we will be discussing the Three Fold Path" Meditation, Ethics and Wisdom. The following Wednesday, the 27th will be a mitra ceremony for Mandy Johnson and Stacy Guth. ... Read more »

Weekly meditation sessions

Jun 17, 2017

Nagaloka offers the opportunity for individuals to meditate three times a week. Monday has an open sit from 6 - 7 PM without any guidance, Wednesday's meditation starting time is 7 PM with some ... Read more »

Nagaloka’s Annual Meeting

May 25, 2017

Nagaloka's annual meeting and pot luck dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, June 7th at 6:30 PM. At this time Dharmasuri, Center Chair, will make some important annoucements to the future of Nagaloka. Please ... Read more »

Nagaloka’s Wednesday Friends Night canceled

Mar 15, 2017

Canceled meditation and study this evening at Nagaloka Wednesday, Friends’ Night Mar 15th due to icy/snowy conditions We look forward to seeing you next week. Be safe and warm!

Monday meditation time change

Dec 27, 2016

Starting IN Jan 2017 the Monday open sit (meditation) time changed from 6:30 - 7:30 pm to 6-7 PM. A very HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Closed Sunday, Dec 25

Dec 22, 2016

Have a very merry Christmas. We hope to see you soon.

New book study starting in January

Nov 28, 2016

Starting Jan 4th on Friends' Night at Nagaloka, we will start studying "The Journey and the Guide" by Maitreyabandhu. The study will continue for approximately 10 weeks. Please feel free to join us ... Read more »

Meditation sessions Labor Day weekend

Sep 3, 2016

Please join us for our regular Sunday morning sit on Sept 4th from 8:30 to 10 AM. There will be no Monday sit on Sept 5th. Be safe and have a happy holiday ... Read more »

Closed for the holiday week

May 25, 2016

Nagaloka will be closed from Sunday, May 29th to Saturday, June 4th. No meditation sessions during this week. We will reopen on Sunday, June 5th for 8:30 am meditation. Thank you!

Things happening at Nagaloka past, present and future

Feb 15, 2016

Over the winter months Nagaloka has been busy supporting Wednesday Friend's Night. In January we completed our book study of Life with Full Attention by Maitreyabandhu, in which discussions were facilitated by Gail Yahwak, Janet ... Read more »

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
23/10/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday Open Sit
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
25/10/2017
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wednesday Friends' Night
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
25/10/2017
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Who is the Buddha?
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
29/10/2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Sunday Meditation and Dharma Bite
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
30/10/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday Open Sit
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
01/11/2017
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wednesday Friends' Night
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
01/11/2017
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Who is the Buddha?
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
05/11/2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Sunday Meditation and Dharma Bite
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
06/11/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday Open Sit
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME
08/11/2017
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wednesday Friends' Night
Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland ME

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