All meetings and events are open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Because of COVID-19, all of our meetings are online until further notice.
Check our COVID updates page for info on our timeline for re-opening for in-person meetings, and our Online Practice page for how to join us by Zoom.

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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Just Sitting – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

  Saturday "Just Sitting:" Online via Zoom, 8:30-9:30am To help slow the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Saturday morning practice online. Click here for a schedule and instructions […]

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

Domyo and other Sangha members stay after Saturday morning zazen for personal check-ins about our practice lives. Click here for information about Saturday morning practice and how to connect! Saturday […]

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BWZ Monthly Book Group – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

This is a small, student-led reading group which focuses on Zen or Buddhist books. If you're interested in joining, please contact Domyo: info@brightwayzen.org To help slow the spread of Covid-19, […]

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

Sunday Practice: Online via Zoom Because of Covid-19, we are holding our Sunday practice online until further notice. Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us! […]

Sangha Member Talk – James Gregg

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

Up A Tree...Again: Personal Reflections of Case #5 of the Mumonkan"Getting stuck up a tree isn't just for cats, is it?  We all find ourselves stuck out on a limb […]

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

Tuesday Practice: Online via Zoom For information about the book we are studying and a study schedule please visit our Tuesday Evening Study page by clicking here. To help slow […]

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Online – Zazen & Chanting Practice

  Click here for detailed instructions on how to download the free Zoom app and connect. Joining us for morning zazen & chanting? Click HERE for a copy of our chants. […]

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BWZ Board Meeting

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland

BWZ Board Meeting BWZ board meetings are open to the public except for an executive session at the beginning, which is usually short. Once they join the meeting, guests have […]