Weekly Schedule

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Wednesday: 7:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
7pm Meditation and Dharma discussion

Thursday: 7:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Friday: 7:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
11:30am Meditation, Mid-Day Service and Dharma discussion
7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Saturday: 7:30am Meditation

Sunday: 9:30am Meditation and Ceremony (for Sunday morning schedule details, see calendar).
(Sunday afternoon and evening the temple is closed.)

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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3
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jan 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
4
No Meditation and Morning Service
No Meditation and Morning Service
Jan 4 all-day
There will be no morning services on these days and no meditation on Tuesday evening. There will be meditation and Dharma discussion on Wednesday and Friday as usual.
5
Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jan 5 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Full Morning Service 10:30 am
Full Morning Service
Jan 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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8
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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10
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
11
Working Meditation Day 9:00 am
Working Meditation Day
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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12
Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jan 12 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Family Day 10:30 am
Family Day
Jan 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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15
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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17
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Introduction to Practice and Meditation Instruction 10:00 am
Introduction to Practice and Meditation Instruction
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meditation instruction and an introduction to the ceremonial aspect of the Soto Zen tradition. Please call to confirm: 503 238 1123
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jan 19 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony 10:30 am
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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22
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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24
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jan 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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26
Retreat Morning 8:30 am
Retreat Morning
Jan 26 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jan 26 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
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29
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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31
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jan 31 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion