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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

Vesak at the Centre — Sunday, June 5
Vesak, the celebration honoring the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha, will be on Sunday, June 5th, beginning at 10 a.m. Of all the Buddhist holidays, this is the most fun. After all, it’s a birthday party! People of all ages—members and non-members, family and friends—are most welcome. Read more...

Spring Yard Sale! Saturday, June 11
This sale is always a fun event for our members, their family and friends, and our greater community. We love seeing our neighbours come by, and would be delighted if you could join us. Donations are welcome! Read more...