New Year's Retreat 2017-2018 with Refuge Ceremony

12/31/2017 09:00 AM - 01/01/2018 06:00 PM PT


  • $150.00  -  $150 Your extra contribution makes this event available to those who would otherwise not be able to attend.
  • $120.00  -  $120 Suggested donation
  • $80.00  -  $80
  • $40.00  -  $40
  • Free  -  $0 — No one will be turned away for lack of funds.


Kagyu Changchub Chuling
4936 NE Skidmore St
Portland, OR 97218


A short, two-day retreat providing an opportunity to meditate and explore the integration of our spiritual path into the rest of our life.



Zhinay, or Calm Abiding, will be taught during the New Year Retreat. The practice is the essential underpinning of all other meditation practices. While our minds are busy and apparently distracted by a myriad of disconnected thoughts, feelings, and emotions, it is not possible to deeply engage the meditation methods which could lead us to the intended result of directly recognizing the nature of mind. Zhinay is a direct method for learning to let the mind rest naturally, free of our commitment to the tyranny of these distractions.

This short, two-day retreat will provide participants an opportunity to learn how to meditate using a few of the many methods available, to explore in open discussion how we can carry this meditation into our daily affairs and, vice versa, our daily affairs into our meditation. In short, we will take this opportunity to explore how we can integrate our spiritual path into the rest of our life, laying the ground for them to become completely inseparable.

This retreat is for beginning and experienced meditators regardless of background.  Please see KCC's website at for more information.

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