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A Place to Bring Life Into Balance

Reservations required for all visits including day use.

Our Mission

To provide a safe and potent environment where people can renew and evolve in ways they never imagined.

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Community Perspectives

Water and Light

by Shoki

I have lived the majority of my life within 100 miles of Breitenbush. Growing up in Corvallis I heard many stories of this place, but had never visited until my interview.  I inevitably compare/contrast Breitenbush to the last community I was a member of: Great Vow Zen Monastery, near Clatskanie, Oregon. Many years ago Suzuki Roshi, abbot of Tassajara, told the story of a wire-mesh box they submerged in a stream running through the grounds, and how when filled with potatoes they would bump up against each other, knocking off the imperfections.  He said monastic training is similar: students bump against each other and over time we soften. I attended a week-long silent retreat at Great Vow every month for a year before I entered full-time residency. I had the idea that full-time residency would [...]

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Dear Guests,

Our Personal Retreat reservations system is back online for booking.

Our Day Use system is still down due to technical difficulties and we are working on that.

Please call us at 503.854.3320 or email us at office@breitenbush.com for day use reservations or questions. Thank you for your patience!