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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Annual Precept Study Classes 2021: 11-Class Series

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

Annual Precept Study 2021: 11-Class Series Our annual study of the Buddhist moral precepts is led by senior students. It culminates in our annual precept ceremony on June 27th where […]

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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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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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Precept Study Group 2021: 11 Meetings

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

Precept Study Group: 11 Meetings We study the Buddhist moral precepts every year (click here for information on our 2021 Tuesday class series on the topic).  Click here to learn more […]

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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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Just Sitting – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

Saturday "Just Sitting:" Online via Zoom, 8:30-9:30am. We meet online Saturday mornings to sit zazen together. After sitting all are welcome to join the Saturday Sangha meeting as well.  Click […]

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One-Day Retreat – In Person & Online

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

  A Zen retreat can be a life-changing experience. At a retreat we pay mindful attention throughout the day to our meditation, our breath, chanting, silent work, and a silent […]

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

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! […]