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

Nagaloka News from Gail

Dec 10, 2014

Winter is upon us in the northern woods. Snow came early on in November this year and it seems like it is likely to stick around for awhile. In the midst of it all we find ... Read more »

Wednesday cancel

Nov 25, 2014

This Wednesday Friends' Night is canceled due to winter storm watch. Please plan to attend our special Friday Meditation session: Peace and happiness to you and yours this Thanksgiving Day! Metta, Nagaloka Read more »

Our next book study for Wednesday

Oct 31, 2014

Mitra ceremony and celebrate our friend, Maitrimani

Sep 6, 2014

Wednesday, Sept 10th is an evening celebrating new Mitras and Maitrimani. Matt, Beth, Susie and Shane will make their mitra declaration during a special ceremony led by Dharmasuri. Meditation starts at 7 pm ... Read more »

Happenings in April

Mar 18, 2014

I am very happy to share with you some of the happenings at Nagaloka in April. The month starts off with a visit by Nagabodhi on Friday, Apr 4th. He will give a ... Read more »

Wednesday, Feb 5th canceled due to snowy weather

Feb 5, 2014

We are canceling our Friends' Night and mitra study this evening due to the storm. We look forward to seeing you next week.

Sangha Working together day

Nov 15, 2013

Triratna Sanghas, like Nagaloka, utilize friends, mitras and order members to help with the care and maintenance of their centers. A Kula is group of individuals working together in supportive ways to accomplish these ... Read more »

Nagaloka Buddhist Center featured on CTN Channel 5

Oct 2, 2013

Nagaloka Buddhist Center had the opportunity to demonstrate the Mindfulness of Breathing practice - among other regular devotional and practice elements - in this film made for our local CTN Channel 5 public television station. ... Read more »

Sangha Family Picnic

Sep 26, 2013

This Sunday, Sept 29th at noonish, we will be having our family Sangha picnic at Vienna Farm, the lovely home and horse farm of our dear mitra Jim Jaegar, 594 Fort Hill Road in Gorham. ... Read more »

News Update by Gail

Sep 18, 2013

Fall is upon us here in the North with temperatures beginning to fall and the daylight fading. Many a porch and front step are decorated with pumpkins and mums, a beautiful ... Read more »

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