Blooming Lotus 2023

December 16, 2023

KCC’s Sixth Annual Blooming Lotus Vajriety Show included songs and prayers for peace led by the Leadership Choir; three songs by Ringo and the Tulkus; and drama, poetry and original […]

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International Mahamudra Seminar Reflection

December 13, 2023

Returning to India after a 15 year hiatus was heartwarming. Experienced travelers from KCC facilitated the application process with valuable information, supported travel arrangements, and eased the transition from Delhi […]

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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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Poetry Play Writing Weekend Reflection

November 22, 2023

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 […]

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A Day of Work and Friendship at SCOL

November 10, 2023

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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Video: A Buddha’s Journey

November 4, 2023

In 2017, 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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KCC Leadership Retreat – 2023

October 19, 2023

Over the weekend of 13-15 October, KCC Staff, Board Members, and Service Group Volunteer leads came together for a leadership retreat to review a draft KCC’s strategic plan and brainstorm actions and activities to put the plan into action.

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Native Plant Work-Party at SCOL – October 21, 2023

October 5, 2023

Love getting your hands in the dirt and helping the environment? Come to SCOL for the day on Saturday, October 21, spend the night, or stay the weekend. As part of the […]

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Reflections on the Mahamudra Seminar at SCOL

September 28, 2023

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 […]

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