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Family Retreat 2024 Appreciation

June 10, 2024

Fun, friendship, and families at SCOL Over the three-day weekend May 25-27, seven children and seventeen adults gathered at SCOL to enjoy our beautiful environment, make new friends, and share in a […]

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Wonderful Service and Losar at SCOL

February 11, 2024

On the weekend of Feb. 9 & 10, twelve enthusiastic volunteers came to SCOL for a traditional cleaning of the facility for Losar, Tibetan New Year. We gathered Friday morning […]

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Update about Volunteer Support Service Group

January 27, 2024

Hello folks, As you know, we truly count on ALL of you and our volunteers to keep our Sangha moving forward! We are thankful to have a large group of […]

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SCOL Meadow Restoration Project

January 26, 2024

Read about the history of land tending and restoration at SCOL In 2019, KCC began working with scientists from the Yakama Nation Fisheries Program to restore Carrol’s Creek and the […]

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SCOL is Hiring Retreat Cooks

January 6, 2024

Ser Chö Ösel Ling (SCOL) Retreat Center is looking to create a pool of on-call lead and assistant cooks to support our expanding retreat operations. If you are looking for a way to serve the dharma, […]

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Celebrating Another Year of Dharma at KCC!

December 18, 2023

As we come to the close of 2023, we are reflecting on the many dharma activities that occurred at KCC this year.  New Buddha statue at the Portland Center. The […]

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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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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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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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