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Kunzang Dechen Osel Ling is a retreat center on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada. It was established by Kalu Rinpoche in 1980, during his fourth visit to North America. It is associated with Kagyu Kunchab Chuling near Vancouver. It is considered the location of the first three-year retreat in North America. 

Sources

DeVries, Larry, Baker, Don, and Overmyer, Dan, eds. 2010. Asian Religions in British Columbia. Vancouver: UBC Press, pp. 190-191.

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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