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Toronto Zen Centre

A Buddhist Community


Important Notices & Special Events

Chanting for Peace

During the Covid pandemic chanting for world peace and healing is more important than ever. The reality of Covid is that if we don’t peacefully share resources (vaccines) the virus will keep on mutating and make hoarding pointless. Please continue to chant… lets get to 100k! See Chanting for Peace.

Zen Centre Closed

While the Toronto Zen Centre's temple is closed during the pandemic, we offer Zoom sittings, courses and ceremonies open to the public. Please email us through the contact page if you would like 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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