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Toronto Zen Centre

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Important Notices & Special Events

Centre closed October 4th to 9th

The Zen Centre will be closed October 4th to 9th for a 5 day silent retreat. The Centre will reopen for the morning sitting on Friday, October 11.

Ceremonies in October

The Zen Centre will hold a special Ceremony of Gratitude on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 and a Hungry Ghost Ceremony on Sunday, October 27th, 2019. Both events are open to the public.

Fall Yoga Course

A weekly yoga course will be offered this fall from Monday October 21 through Monday, November 25. See the yoga course page for more information.

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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