12/24/2021: KCC is closed to indoor gatherings at the Portland Center until further notice.

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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All KCC practice and retreats are being conducted 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.

Green Tara Practice

The practice of Green Tara belongs to the vajrayana class of meditations. Tara is considered the embodiment of the activity of all the buddhas.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Death and Dying Study Group

Participation in the study group is open to all but the Zoom meetings are done by password-protected invitation email. Anyone who is interested should contact the organizer.

Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


News & Community

Announcements from KCC and articles about the community.

January Board Highlights

New Board members. Linda Grove’s role is changing. The Service Groups have added a new group. New budget discussion. And more…!


TBT: Videos from Khenpo Rinpoche’s 2018 Visit to KCC

Links to all the videos for Khenpo Rinpoche’s teachings at KCC in 2018 are now linked at the bottom of the Retreat and Class Videos page.


UPDATE: KCC Urban Center Closure — The Omicron Variant

Effective immediately, KCC has suspended all group gatherings at the Urban Center on Skidmore until further notice.


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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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