A welcoming place and a nourishing community for the study and practice of Zen Buddhism, from the simply curious to the deeply committed.

  • Sunday Service: 10:00-11:45am
    Early Sunday Sit: 8:30-9:30am
  • Wednesday Service: 7:00-8:30pm
    Meditation and discussion
  • Morning Sits: 6:30-7:30am
    Mondays & Fridays
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(206) 259-3145
15401 Westside Highway, Vashon



December 30 - Koshin - On New Year’s Day Master Ikkyu went door to door with a human skull on a pike: “Happy New Year!”...

December 2 - Koshin - Hakuin Zenji’s Poem “Song of Zazen” starts by assuring us that beings are Buddhas as surely as ice is water....

 The Buddha makes an unusual request – that we make a spiritual practice of observing the impermanence of all things, including our own life. How...

How do we progress in Buddhist practice? Isn’t it about NOT progressing? In Rinzai Zen we ask you to diligently make an effort until there...

In every cycle of breath spirit travels through the body creating form, consciousness, formlessness and returning to emptiness. Each cycle is a microcosm of our...

Our practice helps us move through our lives with a deeper liberty, living and dying more freely....

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