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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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  • Our mission is to create  community, based on teachings of Dogen Zenji  in the Soto Zen tradition which serves all whose journey brings them to Great Tree and to support a residential practice for women. We also strive  to support  the local,  national and southeastern Buddh ..

    05/02/2014: Sesshin - May 2-7

    05/09/2014: Your Inner Life Story a Women's Writing Retreat w/ Carolyn Wallace May 9-11 New!*

    05/18/2014: Spring Tea Ceremony A fundraising event at Dobra Tea Black Mountain

    06/03/2014: Rev. Issho Fujita Lectures at Great Tree Zen Temple At Great Tree Zen Temple in Alexander 3:30pm-5:30pm (during our regular Tuesday Study Group)

    06/03/2014: Rev. Issho Fujita at Zen Center of Asheville Tuesday evening, 7:00pm-9:00pm in downtown Asheville (29 Ravenscroft)

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