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 9:30 am
Meditation
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Family Day 10:30 am
Family Day
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Full Morning Service 10:30 am
Full Morning Service
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony 10:30 am
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 21 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Day long retreat. Doing Pure Meditation 8:30 am
Day long retreat. Doing Pure Meditation
Apr 23 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
In this retreat we will explore Great Master Keizan Jokin’s “How to Do Pure Meditation” Lunch will be a silent, informal, bring-your-own-vegetarian food affair. We will eat in the meditation hall. Spiritual Counseling available on request. Schedule 8:30 AM 8:55 … Continue reading →
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Apr 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
Apr 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
Apr 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Working Meditation / Temple Clean Up Day 9:00 am
Working Meditation / Temple Clean Up Day
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This is an opportunity to prepare the temple for the Prior’s Installation Ceremony. Please feel welcome to drop by at any time during the day to help with a variety of working meditation and cleaning jobs. Food will be available … Continue reading →
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Festival of Manjusri 10:30 am
Festival of Manjusri
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
A celebration of Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, followed by tea and a Dharma talk.