our offerings

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all events and services are now online. We continue to offer regular programming throughout the week as well as weekend workshops and week long sesshin. Please visit the calendar for details.

Great Vow Zen Monastery

A residential Zen community of lay and ordained people practicing and evolving spiritual community in response to our times. Grounded in our lineage inheritance, with an eye open to perspectives and methods that serve our vow for Awakening, we aspire to an inclusive Buddha-dharma. 

We are accepting applications for residency. Email the director of training, training@zendust.org for an application.

Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple

Located in northeast Portland, Heart of Wisdom is a sanctuary of serenity and community where a spectrum of Buddhist teachings are offered ranging from daily meditation to social action initiatives.

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