Gassho Buddha

Ceremony & Celebration

Altar in a field

Sesshin At Great Vow Zen Monastery

Conversing with Nature

A Moment's Reflection

Tea In Dharma Garden Zendo

How To Join Our Zen Meditations

Sitting Meditating Stick FigureSunday Service

10 AM-12 PM Corvallis Yoga Center 111 NW 2nd Street Corvallis, Oregon

Tuesday Evenings

Dharma Garden Zendo (call 541-754-4124 for location) Meditation (zazen) 6:30-7:00PM Zen discussion 7:00-8:00PM

Thursday Evenings

Dharma Garden Zendo (call 541-754-4124 for location) Chanting 6:30-7:00PM Meditation (zazen) 7:00-8:00PM Interviews with Mushin offered during many Thursday zazen periods. See weekly newsletter for current week’s activity.

Dharma Blog Symbol Dharma Blog Posts

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Zen Koan – Be an Ancient Tree in a High Wind

Dharma Blog Post:   There’s a koan :  Be  an ancient tree in a high wind. This koan can inspire a way to approach the forces and energies in our lives that catch us up and blow against our fixed ideas about things. And it brings to mind, too, what is ancient in...
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Sangha Member Blog Posts Sangha Member Blog Posts – Posts by Sangha members (members practicing with Corvallis Zen Circle) about their experiences and their Zen practice on the path to awakening.

News & Events

Buddha News

Orientations (click here for details)

  • Sept 28, Oct 12, Nov 2, Nov 23, Dec14  from 9-10 am, Orientation to Zen Practice At Yoga Center, 2nd & Madison

Zen Day (Zazenkai) – a day of silent practice (Saturday, once per month)

  • 8:30 AM-4 PM, Oct 4, Nov 1.  Held at Dharma Garden Zendo. Contact Mushin at 541-754-4124 if you plan to attend and for directions.

Ethics and Activism

  • 3 Lectures, 7-9 PM, Sept 15, 22, & 29. All day workshop Oct 11th.  You can participate in any of this series that meets your schedule.  Click here for more details.

Kyogen Carlson – Dharma Talk & Discussion

  • Sept 24, 7-9 PM.  Co-Abbot of Dharma Rain Zen Center in Portland speaks on Five Perspectives on Awakened Mind: Insight into Zen’s Full Arc of a Life of Practice.  This talk will be at Empty Field Zendo on Horton Organic Farm.  Click here for more details.

Retreats & Other Events

  • Ethics and Activism Workshop – This workshop will be led by Abby Mushin Terris and Rev. Jill McAllister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis
    • Sept 15, 7-9 PM
    • Sept 22, 7-9 PM
    • Sept 29, 7-9 PM
    • Oct 11 – all day event, details to follow

 Board Meetings

  • Oct 1, 6:30-8 pm, Contact Mushin for directions and additional information