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Mountain Rain Zen Community

Mountain Rain Zen Community
2016 Wall Street
Vancouver, BC
V5L 1B1


Guiding Teachers: Shinmon Michael Newton and Myoshin Kate McCandless Founding Teacher: Zoketsu Norman Fischer

Lineage: Soto Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, affiliated with San Francisco Zen Center and Everyday Zen Foundation

Activities: weekly practice times Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings, monthly half-day retreats, weekend non-residential retreats and 3-6 day residential retreats.
Dharma seminars, workshops, Zen arts, Buddhist Perspectives on Death, Dying and Loss series.
Practice includes zazen (sitting meditation), walking meditation, dharma talks, chanting, dokusan (individual meetings with the teachers) and group discussions.
Everyone is welcome, first-timers may arrive a half-hour early for basic meditation instructions.

Charity number: 860489715RR0001 Registered 2002

Listing updated: February 2022