September 1st, 2019 Read More
The Sixteen Bodhisattva Precepts represent our aspiration to live an ethical life and our commitment to the continual inquiry that such a life demands. On September 1st, members of the Buddha Eye community will receive the Bodhisattva Precepts in a special ceremony.
Monthly on the evening of the Full Moon
September 2019 - June 2020
(Please check our Monthly Calendar for dates) Read More
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fusatsu is a monthly ceremony of atonement and vow renewal, coinciding with the Full Moon.
Saturday, October 12th, 2019 Read More
8:00am - 4:30pm
Zazenkai offers the forms of a traditional silent Zen meditation intensive in a modified schedule. We will come together for one day to settle deeply into sitting and embody the teachings of Buddha, and meet what is most directly present with attention and openness, moment after moment. Registration required. Please fill out this form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop it off at the temple.
Reception - September 27th 6:00pm,
General Opening - September 28th
Please join us for our annual Art Exhibition and Fundraiser! These artworks represent a cross-section of artists, both within our temple community and in the region. Read More
June 23rd, 12:00pm
Please join us for a short service and ceremony at 12pm on June 23rd to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Buddha Eye temple, and then stay for the party afterwards! Read More
Collecting Items for Annual Yard Sale Fundraiser!
It’s that time of year when we start collecting items to donate to Buddha Eye’s annual yard sale, scheduled for July 20 & 21. We’ll begin accepting donation items at the temple on June 24th. Read More
Tuesdays, June 25th & July 2nd, 7:00pm
In this 2 part series, Head Student Anyu Debra Savelle will introduce the practice of Forest Bathing. On July 2, we will meet at the temple and carpool to take a "forest bath" on a nearby trail. Read More
Sunday, June 9th 12:00 pm
Join us immediately after Sunday service on June 9th for a very short, easy work party preparing native wild-flower seed balls to give away at our anniversary celebration.
The Fifteenth Anniversary of the Founding of Buddha Eye Temple is just over a month away on Sunday, June 23rd at 12 pm! Read More
Do you sing, tell jokes, play an instrument, do magic tricks, or otherwise enjoy sharing your gifts in public? For the Temple’s 15th Anniversary Celebration, we’re organizing a brief variety show! Read More
Head Teacher Ejo McMullen
Sun May 19 10AM
"In birth there is nothing but birth and in death there is nothing but death. Accordingly, when birth comes, face and actualize birth, and when death comes, face and actualize death. Do not avoid them or desire them."
These words come from Dogen-zenji's teaching called "Life and Death" They are his deep encouragement to encounter directly the great mystery of our coming and going. What gateway lies in facing life? What gateway lies in facing death? Read More
On May 5th, two members of the Buddha Eye community will receive the Bodhisattva Precepts in a special ceremony. Read More
Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 10:00am
Join us for the robust ceremony of Hossenshiki, in which head Student Anyu Debra Savelle will ascend the teaching seat and engage the Buddha Eye Temple community in ritual Dharma Combat. Read More
Apr 18 (Thursday) 6:30 – 8:30 PM Read More
Sun, April 21, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
It’s time to get our temple vegetable garden planted and ready for the season! Join us for an afternoon outdoors! Read More
Join us for a screening of “Rivers & Tides,” Thomas Riedelsheimer’s intimate documentary about the life and work of artist Andy Goldsworthy. (1 hour, 32 minutes). Read More
Listen to the inspiring talk given by the author of American Sutra, Rev. Duncan Ryuken Williams, at Buddha Eye on Saturday, April 6th. Read More
Sunday April 7 10 - 11:30 AM Read More
Every year on the Sunday closest to April 8th we celebrate the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha some 2,500 years ago. Known as the “Flower Festival”, this celebration is perhaps the most bright and festive of the year. We bathe the baby Buddha with pure water steeped with spring blossoms. After the ceremony, we enjoy temple-made rice pudding and enjoy the return of spring.
Join us for Art Sangha, an Informal Art Collective of Zen practitioners at Buddha Eye Temple. Read More
Friday, March 8th, 2019. 6:00pm
Join us for a screening of Werner Herzog’s epic documentary “Into the Inferno” (1 hour, 44 minutes), with a discussion by Ejo McMullen. Read More