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

Join us in the Dirt Zendo or in the Cloud Zendo via Zoom.

All event times are listed in PACIFIC TIME. Click here to download a schedule in your TIME ZONE.

 

Bright Way Zen Staff: Staffing Spreadsheet and Practice Position Instructions.

Recurring

Founder’s Day Ceremony

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

This ceremony honors our temple founder, Rev. Kyogen Carlson, and his teacher Roshi Jiyu Kennett, around the anniversary of their deaths. The Sunday program will continue after the ceremony with […]

Recurring

Segaki/Sejiki Festival

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

Segaki (more recently called Sejiki by the Soto school) is our annual Soto Zen "Festival of the Hungry Ghosts." Mythologically, hungry ghosts are beings who have been reborn after death […]