Welcome to Buddha Eye Temple - Butsugenji. We are a Soto Zen Buddhist temple located in Eugene, Oregon. We offer a regular schedule of zazen, classes, lectures, services, and retreats. All activities are open to the public and supported by freely-given donations. People of all faiths are always welcome.

Newcomers may attend our Sunday morning orientation, which begins promptly at 8:50 AM and includes meditation instruction. Please arrive no more than 5 minutes early. 

Dharma talks are updated weekly, and are both streamable and downloadable here.

Current News and Events


Monday - Friday
4:45 AM Gates Open: Zazen
5:45 AM Rob Verse and Kinhin
6:00 AM Zazen
6:40 AM Morning Service
7:20 AM Temple Cleaning
9:00 AM Morning Work or Study
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Afternoon Work
4:00 PM Evening Service
Events after 4:30 PM please check the calendar

8:50 AM Intro to Zazen available
9:00 AM Zazen
9:40 AM Break
10:00 AM Service and Zazen
10:45 AM Dharma Talk
11:30 AM Fellowship
Please feel free to join in when you like.
Events after 11:30 AM please check the calendar

Full Daily Schedule