Entering the practice

Newcomers are welcome at the Zen Centre of Vancouver. Some people come seeking answers to fundamental questions about life. Others are searching for peace of mind and relief from stress. With regular practice, meditation can help us all.

Physical Newcomers Classes are currently cancelled during the Covid-19 pandemic. The centre would love to meet you after the pandemic so be sure to come back here later.
It you are new to the centre and wish to attend the online meetings, please use the form below to introduce yourself to the Zen Centre and explain your background. Eshin may inquire further about your practice background. After approval by Eshin you are welcome to participate.

In the meantime please look and learn from these videos:

An excellent overview of Zen practice here. A must see.

Detailed sitting instructions here.

Classic Rinzai sitting practice here. Make sure subtitles are used.