Gassho Buddha

Ceremony & Celebration

Altar in a field

A Winter Sesshin

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


Orientation occurs the first Sunday of each month from 9-10 AM at the Corvallis Yoga Center. (click here for details)

Monday Mornings

Dharma Garden Zendo (call 541-754-4124 for location) Meditation (zazen) and short service 6:15 AM-7 AM

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.

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Mindfulness and Mindfulness Meditation

             This is a very brief description of what is meant by mindfulness and mindfulness meditation. If you want a full presentation there are many wonderful works of popular scholarship on this topic, several of which I list at the end of this piece. Also Google...
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Mark’s Vows

(a derivative of the 4 great bodhisattva vows) Daily activities are numberless, I vow free them from my judgements, ambitions, fears, and expectations with awareness and a commitment to discovering and sharing compassion and loving kindness with all. Delusions are...

Dharma Blog Symbol Dharma Blog Posts – Posts by Buddhist teachers or senior practitioners on specific Buddhist teachings.  They are educational, instructive, or insightful posts to help others understand the teachings of Buddha.

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

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

  • May 9.  8 AM-5 PM. Held at Dharma Garden Zendo. Contact Mushin at 541-754-4124 if you plan to attend and for directions.

Retreats & Other Events

    •  Introduction to Zen Practice This half-day class will cover practice in more detail for those who want to become more involved or have questions about Zen practice.  Topics include:
      • meditation
      • chanting
      • setting up a home practice
      • working with a teacher

      Class will meet Saturday, 9am-noon, July 11,Sept 26, Nov 7. Register in advance and receive location details by emailing Mushin. Suggested donation $25, all are welcome regardless of ability to pay.

  • Mar 1- May 10.  Spring Ango. Held at Dharma Garden Zendo. Contact Mushin at 541-754-4124 for information and directions.
  • June 21, Precept Ceremony – please contact Mushin at 541-754-4124 if you would like to receive the first five precepts.  Details regarding preparation for the ceremony will be available soon.

 Board Meetings

  • May 20, 6:30-8 pm Contact Mushin for directions and additional information
  • June 24, 6:30-8 pm