White Wind Zen Community

A Community practising and teaching Dogen’s Zen since 1985

Upcoming Events

Fusatsu

Chanting of the Precepts will take place on June 19th, July 3rd and 31st.

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.

Introduction to Zen Workshop

The next Introduction to Zen Workshop will take place on Saturday, July 6th, at 1:45 p.m. For more information please see:
https://wwzc.org/introduction-zen-workshop-ottawa
For information concerning our Long-distance Training Program, please visit this Web Page: https://wwzc.org/long-distance-training-program

Yaza

Yaza (all night sitting) will take place on Saturday, July 13th, from 10pm until Sunday, July 14th, at 8am Zen Master Anzan Hoshin will lead the Yaza. Students attending should arrive by First Bell at 9:45 p.m. A light breakfast will be served before the end of the Yaza. All students are welcome to attend. Please register soon as seating will be limited. The suggested dana contribution for Yaza is $30.00. To register, please send an email to [email protected] or leave a message on the Zen Centre office answering machine at (613) 562-1568.

Samu Weekend

The next Samu Weekend is scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday, July 27th and 28th. Please pencil these dates into your schedule so that you will be able to attend some or all of this weekend of samu practice. Saigyo tando will be writing soon to students with more details about the activities taking place over the weekend. To register please send an email to Saigyo tando at saigyo dot cross at gmail.com or leave a message on the Zen Centre office answering machine at 613-562-1568.