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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community

Annual Fund Drive

In the last year we have been focused on developing our expansion plans. However the Zen Centre relies on your help not just for expansion projects but to help us keep our practice and programs going all of the year around.

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Getting Started

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 first attend an Introductory Workshop.

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Mettabhavana Course

Mettabhavana is an ancient Buddhist meditation leading to the development of unconditional loving-kindness and friendliness. It is something you feel in your heart, a positive emotional state towards others & ourselves.

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Important Notices & Special Events

Kannon Ceremony — Sunday, January 18 at 8:30 am
In this ceremony we will pay homage to Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. This bodhisattva, so beloved in Mahayana countries, is the embodiment of tender compassion. Through this ceremony, we thank Kannon for her unceasing help. Read more...

Centre Closed during January Sesshin — January 23 to 29
The Centre will be closed to all but sesshin participants from the afternoon of Friday, January 23 through Wednesday, January 28. The Centre and office will also be closed on Thursday, January 29. Sittings resume on Friday morning.