All Buddhist Temple of Toledo Services, Ceremonies, Meetings, and other activities are virtual-only through August 31, 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Learn more about the Temple's COVID-19 Response and follow our Facebook Page for updates.


The Buddhist Temple of Toledo is an independent Soto Zen Buddhist Temple that emphasizes intensive Zen training and includes the the Rinzai koan introspection tradition as well as the Lam Rim teachings of Tibetan Buddhism's Gelugpa lineage. The Buddhist Temple of Toledo is an inclusive family-friendly community with opportunity for authentic Zen practice for all.

Visitors Always Welcome!

Beginners are welcome at all of our weekly services, no need to call ahead for permission. Please dress comfortably in loose or stretchy clothing that will allow you to easily sit, stand, and walk. Yoga pants or sweatpants work well.


Sundays 11am - 12:30pm. Arrive at 10:10am on your first visit for beginning instruction/orientation from 10:15-10:50am. Light refreshments and fellowship follow Sunday service. Children are welcome to attend on Sundays and participate in Dharma School.

Wednesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm. Arrive at 7:15pm on your first visit. The Wednesday evening service is not suitable for children.

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