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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community


Renewing The Way Campaign

After 30 years in our current home, the time has come to expand in order to meet the needs of our growing membership. The Centre is now embarking on an exciting renovation project and is seeking the support of members, friends and the community.

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Intro to Zen Workshops

Workshops are a practical and authentic introduction to Zen Buddhism. During the half-day schedule of talks, question periods, demonstrations and guided meditation, participants are introduced to the body-mind disciplines of Zen Buddhism.

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Mettabhavana Course

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

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Important Notices & Special Events

Jukai Ceremony — Sunday, April 5
Those who participate in the Jukai Ceremony are expressing their intention - as Buddhists - to follow the path of Buddhism. Jukai is open to members of the Centre and their immediate families, including children. Read More...

Finding Your Seat — Monday, April 20
This informal get-together is an opportunity for new and trial members to ask questions about Zen practice and the activities of the Centre. Read More...