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Important Notices & Special Events

Famine Relief Ceremony

On Thursday, November 14th, 2019, we will hold a special Ceremony for the Relief of Famine during the evening's formal sitting. This event is open to the public.

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. The next meeting will be on November 25th, 2019. Read More...

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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