Kagyu Changchub Chuling

A center for the practice and study of Vajrayana Buddhism founded by His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche

2020 Program Schedule


PLEASE NOTE:  Many classes and retreats are on hold due to coronavirus outbreak. We will resume programming whenever possible. Our practice sessions are currently being streamed live at https://vimeo.com/kccmedia2

New Years Calm Abiding Retreat
Led by Lama Michael Conklin and Lama Eric Triebelhorn
Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

New Years Day Refuge Ceremony
Given by Lama Eric Triebelhorn
Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 4:00 pm

Resident Lama Transition Ceremony
Saturday, January 4, 10:30-Noon.  Potluck following.

Vajrasattva class
Saturday, January 4, 1:30-3:30 pm

The Development of the Buddha Sculpture in India
Saturday, February 1, 2:30 to 4:00 pm

Bokar Mahamudra Seminar Support Gathering with Vajrasattva Review
Saturday, February 15th, 1-3 pm

Springtime Personal Retreat at SCOL
Tuesday, March 3 - Thursday, April 30
Please REGISTER as early as possible and at least 2 weeks BEFORE your retreat dates.

Chanting of "The Rain of Wisdom" to mark the anniversaries of Marpa and Milarepa. Please REGISTER HERE.
Saturday, March 7, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm An all day event. Might include Milarepa Tsok.

Bokar Mahamudra Seminar Support Gathering with Mandala Intro - VIA LIVESTREAMING
Sunday, March 22, 1:00-3:00 pm.

Bokar Mahamudra Seminar Support Gathering and Mandala Review - VIA LIVESTREAMING
Saturday, May 16, 1:00-3:00 pm


Children's Program Weekend at SCOL
May 23-25.  Contact Mary Woods for more information.

3-day Shamatha Retreat at SCOL
June 12-15 (Friday-Monday)

Week-long Shamatha Retreat at SCOL
June 20-27 (Saturday-Saturday)

N.A. Bokar Mahamudra Seminar at SCOL
September 5-13 (Saturday-Sunday)

N.A. Bokar Mahamudra Seminar at SCOL
September 19-27 (Saturday-Sunday)

3-Day Chenrezig Retreat at SCOL
October 8-11 (Thursday-Sunday)

Week-Long Chenrezig Retreat at SCOL
October 13-19 (Tuesday-Monday)

Bokar Yidam Retreat (biennial) at SCOL
November 7-14 (Saturday-Saturday)

New Year's Retreat with Refuge 
December 31/Jan 1 (Thursday/Friday)

ONGOING PROGRAMS (in addition to regular meditation schedule):

Newcomers Night - ON HOLD
3rd Thursdays, 7:30-9:00 pm

Green Tara practice - VIA LIVESTREAMING
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 pm and 4th Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 am

Chenrezi practice - VIA LIVESTREAMING
Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00 pm

Mind Training Study Group - NOW VIA LIVESTREAMING
Led by Tim Campbell and Zopa Herron
Ongoing, second and fourth Thursday evenings, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm  

Death and Dying Study Group - VIA LIVESTREAMING beginning April 21

Third Tuesdays of the month, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm 

Equanimity and Inclusion Study Group - ON HOLD
Led by Zopa Herron
Approximately monthly

Children's Program - ON HOLD
Led by Mary Woods
Offered to children 5-10 years old 2nd and 4th Sundays during practice. Please contact Mary Woods before attending. (PLEASE NOTE: 4th Sundays only during July, August)

All events at KCC's Portland Center, 4936 NE Skidmore St., unless otherwise noted.