KCC’s Strategic Plan 2024-2029

November 28, 2023

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

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Video: A Buddha’s Journey

November 4, 2023

In 2016, KCC purchased a church in NE Portland to meet the demands of a growing community of Dharma practitioners.  A feature of KCC’s meditation hall is a domed niche […]

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Offering Relics to KCC’s New Buddha Statue with Umze Choepel

July 20, 2023

Pictured above: Umze Choepel holding sacred buddha relic inside a crystal stupa.  In early July, KCC was honored to host the head chant master from Mirik Monastery in India, Umze […]

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Reflections on the Empowerments with Lama Tsang Tsing

July 13, 2023

He told stories…yes, he IS better than a dog’s tooth for leading us to enlightenment! He offered explanations, such as explaining the four powers necessary to abandon our wrong actions.

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Announcing the Winners of our Dollars Behind the Dharma Quiz

June 15, 2023

Several savvy sangha members will be heading to the Dharma Store to choose a book—their prize for coming closest to knowing KCC’s expenses in our Dollars Behind the Dharma quiz. […]

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Completion of Mind Training Cycle

June 15, 2023

The mind training group finished its latest cycle on Thursday, June 8. Beginning in September of 2021 we launched into exploring the Seven-Point Mind Training as illustrated by Traleg Kyabgon […]

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What a year this has been for our jewel of a sangha!

December 16, 2022

Let’s celebrate with some snapshots of 2022, and offer gratitude for our precious community!

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Thanksgiving at KCC and SCOL

November 25, 2022

The KCC community celebrated Thanksgiving at the Portland Center and SCOL.  

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Special Sangha Meeting November 13, 10:15-11:45

November 7, 2022

The Karmapa Conversations Planning Committee has scheduled our next community listening session for November 13 from 10:15 to 11:45am.

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Dharma and Dollars: KCC’s Current Financial Picture

November 3, 2022

As our 2022 Blooming Lotus Varjiety Show approaches, KCC finds itself in very similar financial condition as this time last year. The fundraising goal for Blooming Lotus is once again $40,000. When asking for such a large sum, we owe the community full financial transparency.

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