TZC logo

Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community


Important Notices & Special Events

Centre Reopened — The main part of our renovations are complete and the centre is now open again. Please see our schedule and getting started for more details.

Amazing Yard & Bake Sale — September 22, 9am
After a two-year hiatus, our popular yard and bake sale is back! We invite you to attend, and yes, donations are also welcome! Read More...

Finding Your Seat — For New or Trial Members
Come for Tea and Conversation! Finding Your Seat is a program designed to help new and trial members become attuned to practice at the Centre, overcome feelings of strangeness at Zen Centre activities and meet other members. New dates in September and November just announced! Read More...


Buddha Hall Renovation

We've been back in our temple since the beginning of June, and are grateful to be using the newly expanded space! But we find ourselves in need of furniture and other supplies - everything you’d like to have to make our temple and grounds look their best. Can you help?

View details »

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.

View details »

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.

View details »