All meetings and events are open to the public unless otherwise indicated. 

Some events are open to in-person participation, please check the event listing and our COVID updates page for more info.

You can also join us online by Zoom: Online Practice page.

Please note that all event times are listed in PACIFIC TIME. Click here for a handy Time Zone Converter.

Bright Way Zen Staff: Click here for the Staffing Spreadsheet, and here for staffing Google calendar.

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Segaki Festival

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

Segaki is our annual Soto Zen "Festival of the Hungry Ghosts." Mythologically, hungry ghosts are beings who have been reborn after death in a "hungry ghost" realm because of their […]

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Sunday Practice

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

On Sunday mornings we begin at 9:30am with a 30-minute traditional Soto Zen chanting service that includes bowing. Participate or observe as you feel comfortable, or arrive by 10am for […]

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Dharma Talk

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by […]