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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.

Upcoming Events

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

Personal Practice Retreat Weekend or Week at SCOL

KCC is offering the opportunity for Personal Practice Retreat at Ser Chö Ösel Ling, its rural retreat center in Goldendale, Washington. During the personal retreat time, all retreatants keep the […]

Friday, Dec 1, 2023 - Friday, Dec 8, 2023


Bodhisattva Night

KCC’s annual tradition returns with a family-friendly celebration of bodhisattvas from all traditions. This potluck of sweet and savory finger food will be held in the shrine room, where community […]

Saturday, Dec 16, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


New Year’s Retreat & Refuge Ceremony

On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, we will continue with our long-standing tradition of hosting two days of practice and aspiration prayers to purposefully conclude one year and intentionally move into the next.

Sunday, Dec 31, 2023 - Monday, Jan 1, 2024



The latest updates from the KCC community.

KCC’s Strategic Plan 2024-2029

The KCC Board is happy to share the approved Strategic Plan for 2024-2029.


Poetry Play Writing Weekend Reflection

I attended the Poetry Play Writing Weekend with other talented poetry aficionados on one lovely weekend in November at SCOL. I had no idea about how to write poems even in my native […]


A Day of Work and Friendship at SCOL

On Saturday Oct 21, a beautiful sunny autumn day, twelve hearty souls met at SCOL to add flowering native plants to our cloisters and front entrance. Lead by Dora DeCoursy, […]


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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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