All meetings and events are open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
Because of COVID-19, all of our meetings are online at least until August 23rd. In-person participation in our Zendo will require proof of full vaccination, but online opportunities will continue. Join Us!

Check our COVID updates page for info on our re-opening for in-person meetings, and our Online Practice page for how to join us by Zoom.

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Bright Way Zen

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12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
(971) 770-1299 https://brightwayzen.org/
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Bright Way Zen’s Mission

Our mission is to help people find spiritual peace, deepen their wisdom, and manifest compassion. We do this by providing access to the teachings and practices of Soto Zen Buddhism, maintaining a harmonious and welcoming spiritual community, and supporting a vital and sustainable Zen center that will be here for future generations.
Click here to read our Vision.

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July 2021

Sunday Practice – ONLINE

July 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Sangha Member Talk ~ Mark

July 25 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Sangha Member Talk with Mark The Sangha Member Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am. Please join us! "My Koan of Authentic Effort" An old koan reads like so: Yaoshan asked novice Gao, "I hear the capital city is really bustling." The novice said, "My province is peaceful."…

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

July 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Sandokai Study Group

July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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Sekito Kisen's 8th century Sandokai (The harmony of difference and sameness) is a fundamental text of the Sōtō Zen tradition and is chanted daily in many temples around the world. Let's get together and explore some of the rich metaphor and imagery of the poem! We can discuss how the text both reflects and impacts our practice. The discussion group is designed for beginners and established practitioners alike. For 5 Thursday nights in July (7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29) from…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

July 31 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

July 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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August 2021

Sunday Practice – ONLINE

August 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

August 1 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

August 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

August 8 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

August 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 December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

August 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 December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

August 15 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

August 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 December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

August 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

August 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

August 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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BWZ Monthly Book Group – ONLINE

August 21 @ 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 December 31, 2021

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 To help slow the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Book Group online. Click here for instructions on how to join us!        

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

August 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

August 28 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

August 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

August 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

August 29 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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September 2021

BWZ Podcast Study Group

September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

September 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

September 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

September 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Term Student Opening Retreat

September 11 @ 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
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One event on September 11, 2021 at 8:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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For term students only (must be enrolled in the term student program). Term Opening Retreat Schedule – Zoom 8:30am …….Zazen (seated meditation) 8:55 …………Kinhin (slow walking meditation) 9:05 …………Zazen 9:30 …………Break 9:40 …………Intro, life stories (about 20 minutes per person; time to share story and take some questions; breakout groups of 4) 11:30 ………. Zazen 11:45 ………. Term Opening Ceremony (including sharing of vows) 12:15pm ……Retreat Ends If we start being able to meet in person in 2021, the term…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

September 11 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

September 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

September 12 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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BWZ Monthly Book Group – ONLINE

September 18 @ 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 December 31, 2021

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 To help slow the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Book Group online. Click here for instructions on how to join us!        

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Founder’s Day Ceremony

September 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 a talk from Domyo beginning at 11:15am. Click here to read more about our Lineage History or to read more about our Dharma Cloud Lineage click here.  

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

September 19 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

September 25 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

September 26 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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October 2021

Just Sitting – ONLINE

October 2 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

October 2 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

October 3 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

October 9 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

October 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

October 10 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

October 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

October 16 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

October 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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BWZ Monthly Book Group – ONLINE

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Events (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2021

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
+ Google Map

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, we will hold our Book Group online. Click here for instructions on how to join us!        

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

October 17 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Board Meeting

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

An event every year that begins at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of January, repeating until January 31, 2022

An event every year that begins at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of April, repeating until April 30, 2022

An event every year that begins at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of July, repeating until July 31, 2022

An event every year that begins at 6:30 pm on day third of October, repeating until October 31, 2022

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 10 minutes to speak, and then may observe the board address its agenda. A draft agenda will be posted here, in the calendar description, a few days before the meeting. For more details on participating in BWZ board meetings, please click here to read our Policy on Public Attendance at…

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

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

BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

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

  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

October 24 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

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

BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

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

  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

October 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

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

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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

October 31 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

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

  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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November 2021

Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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BWZ Podcast Study Group

November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Podcast Study Group Thursdays, 5-6 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 space for discussion of one episode, prioritizing the current ones. Please join us! For more information about the Zen Studies Podcast please click here. The study group will happen at the same Zoom as our other events, with the same password. It will be held from 5-6pm Pacific Time. Click…

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Just Sitting – ONLINE

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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 for how to join us!  

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Saturday Sangha Meeting – ONLINE

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

One event on March 28, 2020 at 9:30 am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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 Zen Practice Schedule Just Sitting: 8:30 - 9:30am Sangha Meeting: 9:30-10:30am

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Sunday Practice – ONLINE

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

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

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Dharma Talk – ONLINE

November 7 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Sunday, repeating until December 31, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Note: The Dharma Talks will be online for now. Click here for the online Sunday schedule and info on how to connect via Zoom. Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts about 30 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am.  

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Tuesday Practice: ONLINE

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

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

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 the spread of Covid-19, we will hold our Tuesday practice online.  Click here for a schedule and instructions for how to join us!      

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