Weekly Schedule

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Wednesday: 6:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
7pm Meditation and Dharma discussion

Thursday: 6:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Friday: 6:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
11:30am Meditation, Mid-Day Service and Dharma discussion
7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Saturday: 7am 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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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Full Morning Service 10:30 am
Full Morning Service
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jul 5 @ 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
Jul 5 @ 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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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jul 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Working Meditation Day 9:00 am
Working Meditation Day
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Work is a long standing element of practice in the Zen tradition and represents a concrete way to put practice into action in our everyday life. Working Meditation days at the Priory are a way to concentrate on and develop Continue reading →
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Meditation Morning 9:30 am
Meditation Morning
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Meditation begins at 9:30am and consists of periods of seated meditation interspersed with walking meditation (roughly 25 minute periods of sitting and 10 minutes of walking) ending at around 11:30am. Meditation is followed by tea and a Dharma discussion. Please Continue reading →
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 12 @ 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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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jul 14 @ 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
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony 10:30 am
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
When we exert ourselves to practice the Dharma we create good consequences or merit; the transfer of merit ceremony is a way for us to devote a particular time and effort to offering that merit for the benefit of specific Continue reading →
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jul 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Kanzeon Ceremony 10:30 am
Kanzeon Ceremony
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Since the teaching of compassion is fundamentally important in Buddhism, in many Zen temples each day begins with a ceremony for the Bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshwara or Kanzeon. Our Kanzeon ceremony is a variation of our morning service, emphasizing the Continue reading →
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 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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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Jul 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Meditation Morning 9:30 am
Meditation Morning
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Meditation begins at 9:30am and consists of periods of seated meditation interspersed with walking meditation (roughly 25 minute periods of sitting and 10 minutes of walking) ending at around 11:30am. Meditation is followed by tea and a Dharma discussion. Please Continue reading →