Meditation and mindfulness practices grounded in a two-and-a-half thousand year tradition fostering well-being, vitality, and insight. 


  • COVID-19 update:
In line with physical distancing guidelines set forth by the Oregon Health Authority we are limiting the number of people who join meditation in-person. If you’d like to come please rsvp in advance so that we can be ready for you! Our email is bluecliffzen@gmail.com.
  • Attending meditation sessions remotely
We will also continue to hold all of our weekly meditation sessions and events on-line via Zoom. It’s free and easy to use. If you’d like to join in please send an email to bluecliffzen@gmail.com and we’ll send you the link. Our weekly meditation times are below!

ABOUT BLUE CLIFF ZEN CENTER and OUR TEACHERS

Blue Cliff Zen Center is a non-profit organization started by a community of meditators in Eugene, Oregon. Our lineage is the Hakuin-Inzan line of the Rinzai tradition. We are a primarily lay-based Zen group dedicated to the cultivation of physical and mental well-being, and insight. We offer a weekly meditation group, Zen yoga and Zen taiso classes, a wide array of mindfulness courses, Zen Jin Shin workshops, retreats, and ceremonies throughout the year. Learn more >>

We also offer yoga teacher trainings and meditation/mindfulness teacher trainings at Breitenbush Hot Springs and at other retreat centers in Oregon.


WEEKLY ZEN MEDITATION GROUP TIMES:  

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Wednesdays 7-8am
Fridays 7-8pm (guided) ZOOM ONLY
Sundays 4:30-6pm

Our Zen Center is located at 352 West 12th Avenue in Eugene. Click for more information.

WEEKLY ZEN YOGA CLASS TIMES (THROUGH ZOOM):

More information.

ALL SESSIONS ARE LIVE-STREAMED.  TO RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINKS PLEASE EMAIL US AT BLUECLIFFZEN@GMAIL.COM

OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER:

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EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES:

2021

  • Summer Precepts Ceremony

Date: Sunday, June 27 at 4:30pm

Date: Friday, July 23 (evening) – Wednesday, July 28 (lunch). In Walton, Oregon. In-person only.

Dates: September 12-19, 2021 in McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. In-person only. Led by Shinkai

Dates: Thursday, September 30 (7pm) – Sunday, October 3, 2021 (noon). In McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. In-person.

Dates: October 7 – November 25 from 7-8:30pm (8 Thursdays) in Eugene. In-person and online via Zoom.

  • Letting Go Into Zen: A Zen Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Dates: December of 2021.


SUPPORT US

Please consider supporting us by making a one-time donation (secure PayPal “donate”) or by being a monthly sponsor for a Zen meditation session at our center. It really, really helps. Please see our sponsorship program page to sign up. If you’d like to make a donation now, please click the link below and login to PayPal for a secure transaction. Be sure to provide us with your name and contact information so we can issue you a contribution receipt at the year’s end. For your records, our EIN is 81-3626615.

 




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