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.

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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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Why isn’t this Meditation working???

Sangha Member Post:  I’ve been practicing Zen for a number of years now and lots of the little things in life have smoothed out…but NOW I have a BIG, HARD, HONKING, problem.  I’m in a big disagreement with someone I’m very close to. I’ve tried all the normal...

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

Orientations (click here for details)

  • Orientations occur on the first Sunday of each month 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, Nov 1.  Held at Dharma Garden Zendo. Contact Mushin at 541-754-4124 if you plan to attend and for directions.

Retreats & Other Events

  • Nov 10-15. Work-a-Day Sesshin.  Designed to integrate a concentrated sesshin practice into your normal schedule by starting and ending the day with group practice sessions.
  • 6:15-6:45 AM.  Monday Morning Meditation – Every Monday at Dharma Garden Zendo. Contact Mushin at 541-754-4124 for directions.

 Board Meetings

  • Nov 19 and Dec 17, 6:30-8 pm, Contact Mushin for directions and additional information