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Great River Zendo

Ogawadera

West Bath, Maine

Great River Zendo is located in West Bath on the mid coast of Maine.  It is a small Soto Zen Buddhist community center offering weekday morning and afternoon zazen (sitting meditation), morning and afternoon services, extended practice with a talk and group discussions on Saturday mornings, and monthly zazenkais (day-long silent retreats). 

Great River Zendo is affiliated with San Francisco Zen Center as a Branching Streams center in the tradition of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. Practice leaders at Great River are direct dharma descendants within this tradition.