Resources and Links

Theravada Buddhist Resources

The following provide a variety of resources such as  many, many Dhamma/Dharma talks, books, and chanting available to stream online or download. There are also many teachings available on Youtube. In addition, some monasteries allow either daily or overnight visitors. Please check with the individual sites for contact and additional information.

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Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery
Redwood Valley, CA

Aloka Vihara Monastery
Theravada Buddhist nuns in Placerville, CA

Awakening Truth
Buddhist Nuns in Colorado Springs, CO

Birken Forest Monastery
British Columbia

Dhamma talks by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Taan Ajaan Geoff)

Dharma Seed

Forest Sangha
Resource for Theravada Buddhist teachings, monasteries, free book and audio downloads!

Metta Forest Monastery
Valley Center, CA

Oregon Ariyamagga Okasati Refuge
Ajahn Jamnian Monastics, Phra Woody, Gresham, OR

Pacific Hermitage
A Branch of Abhayagiri Monastery in White Salmon, WA

Sati Saraniya Hermitage
Bikkhuni (Buddhist nuns) Sangha in Perth, Ontario, Canada

The Teachings of Ajahn Chah

Tisarana Buddhist Monastery
Perth, Ontario, Canada

Meditation and Retreat Centers and Information

*** Registration for Ajahn Jamnian June 2015 retreats now open!!! (click here)***

Forest Retreat
Ajahn Jamnian Retreats in CA and WA

Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Woodacre, CA

Cloud Mountain Retreat Center
Castle Rock, WA

Authors and Teachers

Pema Chödrön

Jack Kornfield

Oriah Mountain Dreamer

Oriah’s Weekly Blog

Orin and DaBen

Ram Dass

Sharon Salzberg


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Clackamas County Milwaukie Center
The center is part of Clackamas County Parks and Recreation and is a great community resource offering a variety of classes.

Friends of Timberline

The Gordon House

Multnomah Arts Center
An amazing community resource for the arts! They offer classes for adults and children in art, dance, theatre, music, textiles, ceramics, metal arts, glass fusing, photography, printmaking, fitness, and more!

Timberline Lodge

Books, music, audio tapes, courses, and more

Forest Sangha Publications: FREE Buddhist books for download

New Renaissance Bookshop

Powells Books

Spirit Voyage Music

Sounds True

Life and Death Planning

Get Your Shit Together

The Order of the Good Death
Hilarious and informative!

Glass Supplies

Glass Crafters