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.
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.
Centre Closed During 5-Day Sesshin
The Centre will be closed to all but sesshin participants from Friday afternoon, September 30th to Thursday, October 6th. Our regular schedule of sittings resumes on Friday morning, October 7th.
Centre Closed During Thanksgiving
The Centre will be closed for Thanskgiving weekend, October 9th and 10th. Happy Thanksgiving!
Ceremony of Gratitude — Sunday, October 16
In Buddhism, the human realm is the best opportunity to reach enlightenment. This ceremony allows us to express our gratitude, not only for being born human, but also for the ability to practice. Read more...
Finding Your Seat — Monday, October 17 @ 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...
Hungry Ghost Ceremony — Sunday, October 30
Each year at this time we perform a ceremony for beings who are suffering in the Preta or Hungry Ghost Realm. The Hungry Ghost ceremony is for both adults and children. Friends and family are most welcome. Read more...