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Kagyu Kunchab Chuling is a dharma center in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Kalu Rinpoche established it in 1972 during his first visit to North America and was one of the first of many western dharma centers founded by Kalu Rinpoche. It was considered his seat in North America. 


Melton, J. Gordon. 1999. Religious leaders of America: a biographical guide to founders and leaders of religious bodies, churches, and spiritual groups in North America. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, p. 290. 

Placzek, James, and Larry DeVries. 2006. "Buddhism in British Columbia." In Bruce Matthews, Buddhism in Canada (pp. 1-29). London: Routledge.


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