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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community


Renewing The Way Renovation

After 30 years in our current home, the time has come to expand in order to meet the needs of our growing membership. Thanks to our generous sangha, family and friends, we had a very successful fundraising campaign and will be starting our renovation later this summer.

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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

Metta Sitting — Wednesday, July 6, 7-8pm
These informal sittings are dedicated to Mettabhavana practice and are open to anyone who has taken our Metta course in the past, whether they are members of the Centre or not.

Finding Your Seat — Monday, July 18 @ 7pm
Finding Your Seat is designed to help newcomers become attuned to practice at the Centre, overcome feelings of strangeness at Zen Centre activities and meet other members. Read more...