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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community

Renewing The Way Campaign

Our Centre is growing and we need your help to make it happen! Our plans include expanding our Buddha Hall and adding additional space in the basement.

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Getting Started

Whether you are completely new to Buddhism or you already have a spiritual practice and are curious about formal practice at our Centre, the way to get started is to first attend an Introductory Workshop.

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Mettabhavana Course

Mettabhavana is an ancient Buddhist meditation leading to the development of unconditional loving-kindness and friendliness. Metta is felt in your heart, a positive emotional state towards others as well as ourselves.

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Important Notices & Special Events

World Peace Ceremony — Sunday, September 21 at 8am
The International Day of Peace is an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date: September 21. The Centre holds a special ceremony in honour of Peace Day every year. Read more...

Fall Yard Sale — Saturday, September 27
Our fall yard & bake sale is fast approaching! The event takes place on Saturday, September 27, from 9am to 3:30pm, in our backyard (no early birds, please!). We would be delighted if you could attend! Read more...

Finding Your Seat — Monday, September 29
The next session of our Finding Your Seat program will be held on Monday, September 29, from 7-8pm in our basement kitchen. This informal get-together is an opportunity for new and trial members to ask any questions they may have about Zen practice and the activities of the Centre.

Summer & Fall Calendars
The summer and fall 2014 calendars of Zen Centre events are now available for download.