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Golden Wisdom Zen Meditation

Zen for Greater Canton/Akron

Serving Stark and Summit Counties, our Canton/Akron affiliate meets with Ven. Shih Zhong-Xin at the  Trinity United Church of Christ, located at 3909 Blackburn Rd. in Canton, on the first three Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. with instruction for beginners at 6:30 p.m. The Zen Study Group meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Room 103 of the Belden Village Glass Tower, 4450 Belden Village St. NW in Canton.  Cost: $5 per class. Golden Wisdom is off on 5th Mondays.  For additional information, contact Ven. Shih Zhong-Xin at

Resident Instructor: Ven. Shih Zhong-Xin

Shih Zhong-Xin

Golden Wisdom's Resident Instructor began practicing in 2000, was ordained as a Shramanera in 2004, and took the 250 Vows of the Fully Ordained in 2009.  Zhong-Xin worked in high school and middle school counseling for 31 years.  She is a frequent lecturer at CloudWater Zendo and gives presentations to colleges, high schools and spiritually oriented groups in the greater Canton/Akron area.





 Jan. 6-13-20

Zen Study Group:

Jan. 27

Feb. 3-10-17

Zen Study Group:

Feb. 24

 Mar. 2-9-16

Zen Study Group:

Mar. 235

 Apr. 6-13-20

Zen Study Group:

Apr. 27


 May 4-11-18

No Zen Study Group


 June 1-8-15

Zen Study Group:

June 22

 July 6-13-20

Zen Study Group:

July 27

Aug. 3-10-17

Zen Study Group:

Aug. 24

 Sept. 14-21

Zen Study Group:

Sept. 28

 Oct. 5-12-19

Zen Study Group:

Oct. 26

 Nov. 2-9-16

Zen Study Group:

 Nov. 23

Dec. 7-14-21

Zen Study Group:

Dec. 28

Trinity United Church of Christ, Canton

Trinity UCC

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