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Zenwest Buddhist Society

Zenwest Buddhist Society
(formerly Victoria Zen Centre)
4970 Nagle Road
Sooke, BC
V9Z 1C7
250-642-7936
http://www.zenwest.ca/index.htm

E-mail: office@zenwest.ca
Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/living-zen/id337801413
Blog: http://victoriazencentre.blogspot.com/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Victoria-Zen-Centre/109774862374736
Twitter: zenwest1

Resident teacher: Eshu Martin, ordained monk

Practices: Chanting sutras, circumambulation, commentary study, dana to sangha, discussion groups, meditation, physical labour, precepts/ordination, prostrations, retreats, sutra study
Meditation: Breaths (counting), breaths (noticing), just sitting (shikantaza), koan, lovingkindness (metta), yoga postures, walking, zazen

Public activities:
Monday & Thursday eZendo online 6-7 am
Tuesday evening Zen Open House at the University of Victoria Interfaith Chapel 7-9 pm
Buddha’s Birthday Celebration in May.
Commitment ceremonies (Jukai and or Tokudo) usually twice a year in February and August.
Orientation to Zen Buddhist Practice course, several times each year

Other activities and initiatives: Living Zen podcase available on the web, and on iTunes

International affiliations: Northwest Dharma Association

Language: English

Charity number: 119285443RR0001 Registered 1981

Listing updated: March 22, 2014