Centre for the Practice and Study of Tibetan Buddhism

Kagyu Kunkhyab Chuling (KKC) is a Tibetan Buddhist Centre under the guidance of H.E. Kalu Rinpoche, lineage holder of the Shangpa Kagyu tradition.

Kagyu Kunkhyab Chuling is the first dharma centre established in the West by Khyabje Kalu Rinpoche. Located in Burnaby BC, Canada, KKC offers a place for spiritual practice and study in the Karma Kagyu and Shangpa Kagyu Vajrayana tradition. We offer weekly prayer and meditation sessions, classes such as Tibetan language and Torma making. We also offer special programs, classes and retreats throughout the year.

Fundraiser for Lama Tsultrim's trip and Nepal Earthquake Relief

When: Sunday, October 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Where: KKC, 4939 Sidley Street, Burnaby
Bring a friend and join us for a delicious vegetarian lunch and fundraising raffle with silent auction items including full-size hand-painted Chenrezig thangka, framed deity pictures (Chenrezig, White Tara, Mahakala), and more.
Part of the proceeds will help support rebuilding in a neighbouring area near Lama's village.
Lunch Tickets: $20 per person. RSVP appreciated, to help with planning.
Call the centre, 604-336-4920.

Extraordinary Shamata Meditation Course

with Bev Komori
When: 5 Sundays, November 6th to December 11th, from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: KKC Shrine Room, 4939 Sidley Street, Burnaby

This 5 week course will cover the special and profound meditation method which was taught by previous Kalu Rinpoche.
Using the 5 Elements as the basis for meditation, through classes that combine both lecture and meditation sessions we will look at how the elements are experienced in the Bardo of Dying and the Bardo of Rebirth - and explore their symbolic meanings as it relates to our spiritual path.
Bev has been studying and practicing at KKC since 2002, and has been helping serve as a Practice Leader since 2010. She recently completed the Three Year Retreat curriculum, and at the request of Lama Tsultrim, will be leading the meditation course.
Cost: $80 for 5 weeks ($20 suggested donation for drop-in)

White Tara Retreat @ KDOL, Salt Spring Island

When: Thursday-Sunday, November 10-13, 2016

You are invited to attend a Remembrance Day weekend retreat at KDOL!

White Tara is a popular practice commonly performed daily by many teachers in their own practice and also by community members on a regular basis, as it is an extremely powerful practice to enhance one's longevity. The retreat begins at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10th and ends at 10 a.m. on Sunday, November 13th. The daily schedule will include a morning Shamata Meditation practice and Smoke Offering prayer.
Cost: $175 includes, food, lodging and teachings.
Thursday Ferry pickups from Fulford Harbour:
1:35 p.m. (catch 1:00 p.m. from Swartz Bay and 11:00 a.m. ferry from Tsawwassen - ask for 'thru-fare' for Fulford Harbour from Tsawwassen)
5:35 p.m. (catch 5:00 p.m. from Swartz Bay and 3:00 p.m. ferry from Tsawwassen)
For more information or to register,
please call the centre @ 604-336-4920 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

One Year Anniversary Memorial Service for Steve Petty

Sunday, November 13th @ 1:00 p.m.

Kunzang Dechen Osel Ling (Clear Light Park) retreat centre, Salt Spring Island.
In memory of our very dear, long-time sangha member and supporter, Steve Petty, we will be having a gathering and short prayer in his honour.
We welcome everyone to join us in remembering Steve on this first year anniversary.

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