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.)

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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Sep 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Sep 3 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Full Morning Service 10:30 am
Full Morning Service
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 8 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Family Day 10:30 am
Family Day
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
A family day is an opportunity for families with children to come and learn a bit about practice in a kid friendly way. The morning usually starts with a little walking meditation and some guided sitting meditation followed by a Continue reading →
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Sep 13 @ 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
Sep 13 @ 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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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Sep 15 – Oct 3 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening. Please call if you would like to visit or talk with Rev. Leon. 503 238 1123
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Sep 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Meditation Morning 9:30 am
Meditation Morning
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Kanzeon Ceremony 10:30 am
Kanzeon Ceremony
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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