White Wind Zen Community

A Community practising and teaching Dogen’s Zen since 1985

Upcoming Events


Chanting of the Precepts will take place on April 18th and May 2nd, 2018.

Fusatsu (J) literally “Chanting together”, a practice of aligning with and renewing the Bodhisattva Precepts for monastics and formal students is usually held on or near new and full moon days on a Wednesday and is practised during the 6:00 am formal sitting in the Hatto. General students are welcome to attend. 


The Roshi will begin a period of hermitage on Wednesday, April 4th, which will end at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 8th, when he leads monastics in Acalanatha Sadhana.

Introduction to Zen Workshop

The next Introduction to Zen Workshop will take place at Dainen-ji on Saturday, April 7th, 2018. Attending the workshop is the first step for anyone wishing to practice at Dainen-ji. For more information, please see Introduction to Zen workshop.

If you live outside of the Ottawa area, find out how you can practice and receive instruction through our Long Distance Training Program.