See below for upcoming special events and registration information.

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Special Events

Upcoming Events

  • Andrea Martin: The Light That Shines Through Infinity
    Feb 13, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM EST
    Join us for 3 special Saturday morning lectures with Andrea Martin, editor of serveral works by Dainin Katagiri Roshi. 30 minute zazen period followed by lecture.
  • Rev. Shoken Winecoff: Zen & Everyday Life
    Mar 06, 9:30 AM
    Rev. Shoken Winecoff, abbot of Ryumonji Zen Monastery joins us as our guest lecturer. He is a Dharma Heir of the late Dainin Katagiri Roshi, and received formal training with Ikko Narasaki Roshi and Tsugen Narasaki Roshi at Zuioji Zen Monastery and Shogoji Zen Monastery in Japan.
  • Rev. Dokai Georgeson: An Appropriate Response
    Apr 24, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Zoom 523 211 9427
    Rev. Georgeson, guiding teacher of Hokyoji Practice Community in Eitzen, MN joins us for Saturday Sangha morning.
  • Rev. Daitetsu Norm Randolph: Zen Stories
    May 08, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Rev. Randolph, dharma heir of Katagiri Roshi and guiding teacher at Dharma Field Zen Center in Minneapolis will be are special guest speaker for Saturday Sangha.
  • Rev. Steve Hagen: Awe and the Dharma
    Jun 12, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    Rev. Tokan Steven Hagen, dharma heir of Katagiri Roshi and author of Buddhism Plain and Simple is our special guest speaker.
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The primary purpose of Great Tree Temple is to provide opportunities to enter more deeply into the practice of self-reflection in order to learn to live in peace and harmony with all beings.


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