Calendar

Please join us for practice this summer:

Weekly offerings:

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Address is: 1485 Mill Street SE in Salem, Oregon 97301. 

All programs are offered free of charge, donations and monthly pledges are dearly appreciated. 

Tuesday Evening Programs:

5:30-6:30 p.m. Silent Meditation (in person only)

7:00-8:45 p.m. Evening Program (meditation, silent tea & Dharma talk)

A short 30 minute beginner’s lecture is offered each Tuesday during our 7:00-8:45 p.m. in-person meditation. Please arrive by 6:45 p.m.

Thursday Programs:

8:30-9:30 a.m. (1st & 3rd Thursday) zazen.

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Thursday Sangha Samu Day.

This is our weekly time to take care of Miao Chung temple together. 

Everyone welcome, email to attend: secretary.szcboard@gmail.com 

Saturday (online only) 

7:30 to 8:00 a.m. 

Each Saturday a Zen student coordinates our brief meditation and offers a concluding poem. Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83806935297?pwd=WWxSM2dyRnk4OVdDSVoyNXBGOVMvdz09
If requested, the password is 741312

 

Sunday morning Programs (in person only):

Beginner’s lecture is offered each Sunday please arrive by 10:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m. 12:00 noon (seated and walking meditation & Dharma talk)

12:00-1:00 p.m. optional lunch with Sangha

1:00-2:00 p.m. Book Club (7/7, 7/14, 7/28 books provided)

1:00-2:00 p.m. Rakusu Sewing (7/21 kits provided)


Bowing warmly to the many hands making this temple possible -

The Salem Zen Center

Miao Chung Temple


Salem Zen Center is a 501-c3 non-profit organization if you'd like to make a donation just follow this link:

For the Sangha (please consider making this a monthly donation):

PayPal Sangha Donation 

 

For the teacher:

PayPal Teacher Donation


Save the Dates for 2024: 

Sangha Retreats are October 23rd (7 p.m. start) through noon October 27th and December 6th (7 p.m. start) through noon December 8th. Please plan to join us and contact secretary.szcboard@gmail.com to pre-register.


*Feel invited to wear a mask if needed or to join online if you prefer. We are committed to providing the opportunity to gather together for practice and respect everyone’s needs and concerns for wellness.