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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No Early Meditation and Morning Service
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
Oct 1 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
No Evening Service or Meditation
No Evening Service or Meditation
Oct 1 all-day
A quiet evening at the temple — no services in the evening. Please call if you would like to visit or talk with Rev. Leon. 503 238 1123
2
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
Oct 2 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
3
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
Oct 3 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
No Evening Service or Meditation
No Evening Service or Meditation
Oct 3 all-day
A quiet evening at the temple — no services in the evening. Please call if you would like to visit or talk with Rev. Leon. 503 238 1123
4
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
Oct 4 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
No Evening Service or Meditation
No Evening Service or Meditation
Oct 4 all-day
A quiet evening at the temple — no services in the 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
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
5
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
No Early Meditation and Morning Service
Oct 5 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
6
Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Oct 6 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Full Morning Service 10:30 am
Full Morning Service
Oct 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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9
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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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11
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
12
Working Meditation Day 9:00 am
Working Meditation Day
Oct 12 @ 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 →
13
Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Family Day 10:30 am
Family Day
Oct 13 @ 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 →
Segaki: Festival of Feeding the Hungry Ghosts ceremony 10:30 am
Segaki: Festival of Feeding the Hungry Ghosts ceremony
Oct 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
This elaborate transfer of merit is intended for all those who have died, especially in tragic or disturbing circumstances, or who are in unfortunate states of existence. Using a special altar, prepared with many varied types of food to represent Continue reading →
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16
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Oct 16 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 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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18
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
19
Introduction to Practice and Meditation Instruction 10:00 am
Introduction to Practice and Meditation Instruction
Oct 19 @ 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
20
Retreat Morning 8:30 am
Retreat Morning
Oct 20 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
A retreat is a time to temporarily set aside our day to day concerns to give ourselves an opportunity to recharge and refresh our inner lives; it is a time to strengthen and deepen our spiritual practice. This silent retreat Continue reading →
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23
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 23 @ 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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25
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Oct 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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27
Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony 10:30 am
Transfer Of Merit Ceremony
Oct 27 @ 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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30
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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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Halloween
Halloween
Oct 31 all-day
Oct 31, All Hallow’s Eve