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Term Student Opening Retreat

March 6 @ 8:30 am - 12:15 pm

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One event on September 11, 2021 at 8:30 am

BWZ Board Meeting
Annual Member's Meeting

For term students only (must be enrolled in the term student program).

Term Opening Retreat Schedule – Zoom

8:30am …….Zazen (seated meditation)
8:55 …………Kinhin (slow walking meditation)
9:05 …………Zazen
9:30 …………Break
9:40 …………Intro, life stories (about 20 minutes per person; time to share story and take some questions; breakout groups of 4)
11:30 ………. Zazen
11:45 ………. Term Opening Ceremony (including sharing of vows)
12:15pm ……Retreat Ends

If we start being able to meet in person in 2021, the term student retreat schedules will be different, but there will continue to be an online option for participation.



BWZ Board Meeting
Annual Member's Meeting


March 6
8:30 am - 12:15 pm
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Domyo Burk


Bright Way Zen
12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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(971) 770-1299