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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community


Renewing The Way Campaign

Our Centre is growing and we need your help to make it happen! Our plans include expanding our Buddha Hall and adding additional space in the basement.

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Schedule

The Toronto Zen Centre offers zazen meditation, sesshins (intensive periods of meditation), chanting services and many other events and practice opportunities.

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Introductory Workshops

Whether you are completely new to Buddhism or you already have a spiritual practice and are curious about formal practice at our Centre, the way to get started is to attend an Introductory Workshop.

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Important Notices & Special Events

Summer & Fall Calendars
The summer and fall 2014 calendars of Zen Centre events are now available for download.

Famine Relief Ceremony — Thursday, August 14
On Thursday, August 14, during the evening sitting, we will hold a Ceremony of Famine Relief. Read more...

Finding Your Seat — Monday, August 18
The next session of our Finding Your Seat program will be held on Monday, August 18, from 7-8pm in our basement kitchen. This informal get-together is an opportunity for new and trial members to ask any questions they may have about Zen practice and the activities of the Centre.

Water Baby Ceremony — Sunday, August 24
On Sunday, August 24, the Zen Centre will conduct a Water Baby Ceremony. This ceremony is dedicated to those who have died through miscarriage, stillbirth, and abortion. Read more...