Toronto Zen Centre

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Toronto Zen Center
Basic information
Location 33 High Park Gardens
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M6R 1S8
Affiliation Sanbo Kyodan
Website http://www.torontozen.org
Architectural description
Founder Philip Kapleau
Completed 1972

The Toronto Zen Centre (or, Toronto Zen Center), is a Sanbo Kyodan Zen Buddhist practice center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is modeled after the Rochester Zen Center. They offer introductory workshops in Zen Buddhism. The Toronto Zen Centre offers a couple of unique Buddhist course in Loving Kindness Meditation and periodically offers Mastering Breath Awareness or an MBA.

Foundation[edit]

Founded initially by Philip Kapleau in 1972 as the Toronto Buddhist Centre, the center went on to eventually be incorporated as the Toronto Zen Centre in 1986.[1] Currently the abbot of the Vermont Zen Center - Sensei Sunyana Graef [2] (Dharma heir of Philip Kapleau [3]) is directing the centre's spiritual path while Sensei Taigen Henderson is the Abbot or Roshi of the centre.[1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilson
  2. ^ Snelling, 156
  3. ^ Ford, 160

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