Join us for one of our services at the Zendo: 18005 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon, WA 98070, (previously Island Funeral Services.) Feel free to come 10 minutes early for instruction, or just jump right in.

  • Sunday Service: 10:00am-12pm
    Early Sunday Sit: 8:30-9:30am
  • Monday – Friday: 6:30-7:30am
  • Monday Evening: 7:00-8:45pm
  • Wednesday Evening: 7:00-8:30pm
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An overview of upcoming events

Day Sit

Saturday, June 15 | 8:30AM – 5:30PM
The altar with a Buddha statue and flowers with the han standing next to it and two Japanese paintings in the background.

Join us for our day long retreat in the Rinzai tradition: seated and walking meditation, chanting, qigong and a dharma talk. Our teacher will be Eko Jeff Kelley. He will discuss, “Turning and Being Turned: All Beings and the Self in Mutual Assistance.” The retreat is offered in person on Vashon Island and on Zoom.

Sumi-E Painting with Jeri Jo

Saturday, July 13 | 10:00 AM – 2 PM
painting of a teapot in black ink in the Sumi-E style.

Learn about the history and philosophy of the art of Sumi-e with long time painter Jeri Jo Carstairs. Try your hand at painting classic subjects, such as bamboo and enso. We provide all art supplies and materials, you bring a sack lunch and wear work clothes or an apron.