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.

Upcoming Events

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

Mind Training/Tonglen Retreat

Special this year: This retreat will be co-lead by Tim Campbell and Lama Eric Triebelhorn at our retreat land, Ser Chö Ösel Ling, near Goldendale, WA. This retreat includes formal instruction in meditation and contemplation practices specific to the “Mind Training” tradition, with a special focus on the practice of tonglen.

Friday, Oct 6, 2023 - Sunday, Oct 8, 2023


Ringu Tulku Rinpoche – Profound View, Meaningful Conduct: Living Like a Bodhisattva

We are overjoyed to have Ringu Tulku Rinpoche visiting KCC to share his unique blend of learning, practice, and warmth with our extended sangha. Having been offering teachings to foreigners […]

Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 - Sunday, Oct 29, 2023


Special Mahamudra/Yidam Seminar in India with Optional Pilgrimage

This year’s Bokar International Mahamudra Seminar will be held at Mirik, India.

Saturday, Nov 11, 2023 - Monday, Nov 20, 2023



The latest updates from the KCC community.

Reflections on the Mahamudra Seminar at SCOL

Have you ever been on a week-long retreat? I just completed my first. It was the Mahamudra training at SCOL. I had some reservations about my ability to complete the […]


Email Listserv Update: Changes to Community Email Lists & KCC Newsletter

We are announcing changes and clarifications for the KCC email lists and newsletter. Currently we have three different email lists whose functions have shifted over time through the pandemic. Please […]


Honoring Mary Woods

At both the Monroe House and now at our Urban Center, we have all had the joy to hear children’s voices and sounds in the distance while we practice. This […]


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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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