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Iqaluit Soto Zen Group

Iqaluit Soto Zen Group
Groupe de Zen Sôtô d’Iqaluit

c/o Shogon François Ouellette
3202 Niaqunngusiariaq, Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

Meeting address:
Saimavik Studio
Building 754
Ben Ell Drive
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0


Resident teacher: Shogon François Ouellette, ordained monk, Silent Thunder Order

Lineage: Matsuoka and Uchiyama lineages

Practices: Chanting sutras, circumambulation, commentary study, dana to sangha, discussion group, meditation, painting, precepts/ordination, prostrations, retreats, singing hymns, sutra study, community volunteering

Meditation: Just sitting (shikantaza), walking, zazen

Weekly program:
Informal meetings Wednesday evenings, 19:00 – 20:00
Formal meetings Sunday mornings, 10:00 – 12:00

Canadian affiliation: Atlantic Soto Zen Center (Silent Thunder Order)
International affiliation: Soto Zen Buddhist Association

Languages: English, French, Inuktitut

Updated: March 2022