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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community


Important Notices & Special Events

2017 Wall Calendar — a few still available!
Coming soon to you from Japan, via the Toronto Zen Centre, is our 2017 wall calendar. The theme of this year’s edition is the pilgrimage to Japan which a large number of members of the Triple Sangha undertook in 2016. The calendar features photographs taken by pilgrims of beautiful temples, gardens, figures and other wonderful sights. Read more...

Centre closed during 7-day retreat
A reminder that the Centre will be closed to all but the Retreat participants from the afternoon of Saturday, January 28th to February 4th. The Centre will also be closed on Sunday February 5th. Sittings resume the morning of Monday, February 6th.

Yoga Classes
Beginning February 6th, the Centre will be offering a 6-week yoga class series. Read more...


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 in the spring of 2017.

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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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