KCC Portland Center is now open for in-person gatherings. Please check our calendar to see which KCC practices and study groups are virtual or hybrid (also on Zoom).

Join Us for Meditation and Retreat

We are a Portland-based meditation community committed to supporting each other in life and on the path of awakening.

Today at KCC

Welcome to Kagyu Changchub Chuling, a center for Buddhist meditation in the Tibetan tradition. Join us for any of our regularly-scheduled meditation practices; we have options to suit meditators at all levels.

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While some KCC practice and retreats are being conducted in person, they are also available via ZOOM.  To join us for recurring practices, follow the “Connect to Zoom” link that appears on an event page 15-minutes prior to the start.  Retreats require registration and a Zoom link will be emailed once registered.

Upcoming Events

Register for retreats, classes, and events to deepen your meditation practice and understanding of the Dharma.

Bokar Mahamudra Program Yidam Retreat

This retreat is for individuals who have previously received the necessary empowerment and preliminary teachings for Bokar Mahamudra Yidam practice.

Saturday, May 14, 2022 - Saturday, May 21, 2022


KCC Family Retreat at SCOL

Families take note! You are invited to join other families for a weekend of fun at KCC’s retreat land, Ser Chö Ösel Ling!

Saturday, May 28, 2022 - Monday, May 30, 2022


Month-Long Personal Retreat at SCOL

If you have some retreat experience and wish to deepen your practice, we encourage you to consider taking advantage of this opportunity.

Friday, Jun 17, 2022 - Saturday, Jul 16, 2022


News & Community

The latest updates from the KCC community

23 May 2022 / Sattva Social Club: Dances of the 21 Praises of Tara

No experience necessary, these are simple to learn movements connected with singing to help open our heart/mind with joy!


May 2022 – Sangha Meeting Notes

The May Sangha meeting discussed upcoming retreats and events, the Childrens Program, SCOL management, and a progress report on establishing facilitated meetings with respect to the Karmapa issue.


Community Life Service Group: Needs/Care Survey

Fill out this quick and easy survey to see the ways you might share your love with the KCC sangha.


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New to KCC?

KCC’s regular meditations are open to all members of the public, and in most cases the teacher will offer basic instructions before meditation.

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