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Toronto Zen Centre

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Important Notices & Special Events

June work sesshin

There will be a work sesshin at the Zen Centre from Friday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 19. The centre will be closed to all but sesshin participants until Friday, June 21.

Finding your seat

We have another session of our Finding Your Seat program on Monday, June 24, from 7-8 pm 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. Read more...

Centre closed for Canada day

The Zen Centre will be closed on Sunday, June 30 and Monday, July 1 for Canada Day.

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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