WE ARE OPEN
Great news! The Zen Center is now open to all members who are not ill and have not recently been exposed to anyone with Covid. Masks are required.
We will continue to have a Zoom option for people unable to meet those requirements. Please send us an email through the contact page if you would like more information.
The Zen Center has a schedule of daily sittings, intensive meditation periods, courses, ceremonies, public events, and much more.Learn More
A wonderful way to combine quiet time and spiritual inspiration. Enjoy your own natural rhythms in an extraordinary setting.Learn More
A practical and authentic introduction to Zen Buddhism. Talks, question periods, demonstrations and meditation.Learn More
The Casa Zen was founded in 1974 by Roshi Philip Kapleau. Since 1988, Roshi Sunyana Graef has been the spiritual leader of Casa Zen.
The Toronto Zen Centre was founded in 1967 by Roshi Philip Kapleau. Roshi Taigen Henderson, Roshi Graef's Dharma Heir, is the teacher.
The Vermont Zen Center was founded in 1988 by Roshi Sunyana Graef, a Dharma Heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, author of The Three Pillars of Zen.
UPCOMING AT THE CENTER
From our Ancestors
The Way is essentially perfect and exists everywhere.—Zen Ancestor Eihei Dogen
Meditation in the midst of activity is a thousand times superior to meditation in stillness.—Zen Ancestor Hakuin Ekakau
The Great Way is not difficult for those who do not pick and choose.—Zen Ancestor Seng Ts'an
From the beginning all beings are Buddha.—Zen Ancestor Hakuin Ekakau
Ordinary Mind is the Way.—Zen Ancestor Nansen Fugan