Daily Liturgy

Great Tree daily practice includes zazen and daily morning ceremonies (choka) based in the Soto Zen tradition.  Those who attend early morning zazen on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morming are welcome to participate.  Morning services are also conducted during sesshin.

Copies of the Sutras and verses used during our ceremonies are available at the links below:

Oryoki Practice – Formal Meals
About Us

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.


679 Lower Flat Creek

Alexander, NC 28701

United States


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