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September 2019

Just Sitting

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  On Saturday mornings we meet for a simple hour of Zazen (seated Zen meditation). We sit for two 25-minute periods with 10 minutes of slow walking meditation in between, and end by chanting the Four Bodhisattva Vows. (Chanting is always optional.) For a general description of our meetings, click here. All are welcome! PLEASE NOTE:  Even if there is a retreat on our calendar, you are welcome to join us from 8:30-9:30am.  If you need an intro to Zen meditation, please attend…

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BWZ Monthly Book Group

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until January 1, 2020

One event on June 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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    

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Sunday Practice: Chanting, Zazen & Study

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2022

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 zazen. We sit for two 25-minutes periods with 10 minutes of walking meditation in between (from 10-11am). (*Click here to read more about how we view our “religious” kinds of practices at Bright Way, and click here to read the things we chant. After zazen we break for tea and cookies, and…

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Dharma Talk with Shintai

September 15 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on September 29, 2019 at 11:15 am

One event on October 20, 2019 at 11:15 am

One event on November 17, 2019 at 11:15 am

One event on January 12, 2020 at 11:15 am

One event on February 16, 2020 at 11:15 am

One event on March 15, 2020 at 11:15 am

One event on April 19, 2020 at 11:15 am

One event on May 24, 2020 at 11:15 am

One event on September 15, 2019 at 11:15 am

One event on September 29, 2019 at 11:15 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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Shintai Dungay

Dharma Talk at BWZ Join us for a Dharma Talk with Shintai who is a Zen Teacher at Bright Way Zen. All are welcome. Please click here for Shintai's Bio.    

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Tuesday Practice: Zazen and Class

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 1, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Tuesday evenings are led by Domyo Burk. Similar to Thursdays, we meet for zazen (seated meditation), study and community. We begin the evening with a short recitation of a Zen teaching (click here to read the things we recite), and then one 30-minute period of zazen. At 7:45pm we break for tea and cookies, and at 8:00 we return to the Zendo for class (see below). For a general description of our meetings, click here. All are welcome! Tuesday Study On Tuesday evenings…

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