Regular Online Offerings

Join morning meditation with the Great Vow Zen Monastery community Tuesday to Saturday, 5AM – 7:30AM via YouTube Live.

Tuesday Evening 
7:30PM to 9:30PM
Led by Zen Teacher Nancy Kodo Conover
Meditation and group discussion. This group is currently exploring the Lojong, a Tibetan Buddhist mind training compatible with Zen.
Zoom link for Tuesday evening

Wednesday Evening 
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Led by Jogen Sensei
Meditation with some guidance, and Dharma talk.
Zoom link for Wednesday evening

Thursday Evening 
7:00PM to 8:30PM
Led by Amy Kisei Costenbader, Sensei
Meditation and Dharma talk. Currently exploring poems of awakening by earliest Buddhist women compiled in The First Free Women.
Zoom link for Thursday evening


Friday Evening 
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Led by Zen Teacher Patrick Bansho Green
Guided meditations on metta (loving-kindness) as well as compassion, gratitude, and other qualities of the heart.
Zoom link for Friday evening

Saturday, Sunday, Monday Meditation and Teaching
7PM to 8:30PM
Led by Hogen Bays, Roshi
Meditation and teachings on Buddhist sutras and spiritual practice.  Currently Hogen, Roshi is teaching on the Kalama Sutta from the Pali Canon and the Mahayana teachings of the Ksitigharba Sutra.
Zoom link for Monday evening
Zoom link for Saturday evening
Zoom link for Sunday evening

Sunday morning
9:30AM to 11:00AM
Led By Zen Teacher Larry Fuho Trussell
Meditation, Dharma talk, and chanting service. During sitting Fuho offers sanzen, private practice meetings for ZCO members.
Zoom link for Sunday morning

Online Workshops, Sesshin, and pratice periods

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all workshops and sesshin are currently offered in an online format.

September Wilderness Backpacking sesshin: a weeklong meditation retreat

With Sara Shinei Monial and Danney Soten Lynch

September 20 - 27, 2020
This retreat will be held in the Mt. Hood Wilderness, Oregon. Previous meditation retreat and backpacking experience is highly recommended. Immerse yourself in the silent wisdom of the forest, mountains, and sky. Allow these wild places to awaken within you and inform how you experience and embody this life.

Walking the Ancient Way Sesshin: a 10-day Online Meditation Retreat

With Hogen Bays, Roshi and Patrick Bansho Green

October 15 - 25, 2020
Meditation takes time, and deep meditation, which leads to insight, takes more time. This 10-day intensive retreat offers the opportunity to discover places of deep stillness and wonder. Come and rest in the true source of your being.