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.

Sangha Member Talk – James Gregg

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

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, OR

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, OR

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 […]

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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 Podcast Study Group – ONLINE

Bright Way Zen 12020 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR

BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 4-5 pm PDT   We are a peer-led study group which focuses on Domyo’s weekly Zen Studies Podcast episodes. Every week we will open a […]

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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 […]