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"By relaxing the mind, you can reconnect with that primordial, original ground, which is completely pure and simple. Out of that, through the medium of your perceptions, you can discover magic, or drala." - Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
According to legends of the Coastal Indians Neahkahnie Mountain is seen as a sleeping warrior, waiting to be awakened. On this drala hike, we will explore the energy of the sleeping warrior mountain as we combine mediation with hiking in silence.
Bring water, lunch, a hat, sunscreen, rain gear, gas money for the driver, and a kneeling pad or something else to sit on for occasional stops for sitting or meditation.
Hike difficulty: A moderate but steep 3-mile climb to the summit, gaining 900 feet of elevation.
Meeting time: 9:00 am
Meeting location: Portland Shambhala Center
Total drive time: 2 hours,
Return Time: about 5:00 pm
Hike leader: Anandi Gefroh
Drala hikes are open to the public. No dogs, please - For questions about this or other things, please contact Liz Howell, Drala Hike Coordinator.
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