Our vision is to provide a safe and healthy environment for the practice of Zen Buddhism as it has been passed down through the Soto lineage and to create space for dialogue and the exploration of feminine spirituality within that tradition.
Buddha’s Enlightenment Celebration: December 8 & 9, 15 & 16 12 pm to 6 pm each day. Our annual celebration and holiday crafts sale. This year we’re holding it 2 weekends at Great Tree in Alexander, NC. Holiday gifts created by local crafts persons and special baked goods on sale. Drop by between 12 pm and 6 pm each day to browse our collection of one-of-a-kind gift items. Buddha’s Enlightenment Ceremony led by Teijo Munnich, Saturday 12/8 at 2pm Donate for a Plate Sangha Dinner 12/8 at 4pm Tea & Dharma with Teijo 12/15 @ 2pm followed by Storytelling with Art Shindo Mandler 12/15 All proceeds from sales and donations go towards funding Great Tree’s progams.