Currently we are not open to the public for individual and group visits. Please go to the beginner page for information on how to participate in Temple services.

Introductory sessions are being offered the 2nd Tuesday evening of each month. Visit our beginner page to find the details.

For members and supporters we are following guidelines to prevent the spread of the pandemic. Masks and distancing are required for in-person participation in services.

* Personal use of the grounds by members and supporters is limited. Please contact the temple ahead of time.

Sunday Service live streaming 9-11 AM

Wednesday evening practice 6:15-8 PM

Zen Center of Pittsburgh, is a Soto Zen Buddhist Temple founded in 1999. The Zen Center serves the community by offering services, daily meditation and monthly and annual Zen meditation intensive retreats. We are located just thirty minutes north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on fourteen isolated acres with stunning views of the Western Pennsylvania forest. Children are welcome.

Our Mission
The mission of the Zen Center of Pittsburgh, Deep Spring Temple is to provide for the Transmission of the Buddha’s teachings and to preserve the Soto Zen Lineage through the practice and study of Soto Zen Buddhism. ZCP is first and foremost a place in support of The Three Treasures: Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha by emphasizing the importance of both lay practice and priest training.

ZCP is committed to develop and maintain a sustainable membership based organization for the purpose of:

  • Soto Zen Practice and Study for both lay members and Novice/Trainee Priests
  • Soto Zen Religious Services and Events
  • Educational and Cultural Programs and events that serve to nurture balance and harmony in the lives of individuals and the Community-at-large.

How to get here:
124 Willow Ridge Road
Sewickley, PA 15143