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About Great Tree Zen Temple

Great Tree Zen Temple is a residential temple for women in the Soto Zen tradition, providing practice programs and practice for everyone. We offer Dharma teachings, zazen instruction, family meditation, children and youth programs along with opportunities for community service.

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  • Great Tree Zen Women’s Temple lives within the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition.  We strive to create community, based on the teachings of Dogen Zenji; to  support a residential practice for women, and to serve all whose journey brings them to Great Tree.  ..
    CALENDAR

    04/03/2015: April Sesshin Traditional Soto Zen monthly meditation retreat

    04/12/2015: Prison Volunteers' Day of Mindfulness A special gathering of those engaged in prison volunteer work or who would like to know more.   Meditation, discussion and potluck.  

    05/01/2015: May Sesshin Traditional Soto Zen monthly meditation retreat.

    05/21/2015: Summer Internship Application Deadline

    05/23/2015: Beginner's Mind: the Poetry of Drawing a workshop with Ruthanne Kah.  

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