Vermont Zen Center Buildings
The Vermont Zen Center complex is three buildings, called the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha Buildings.
There are extensive gardens in both the front and back of the Center. The Zen Center land is private property, but you are welcome to stop by for a visit—we just ask that, before coming, you please call between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to be sure that we are not in retreat and that someone is at the Center.
Adjoining and behind Zen Center lands is the Upper LaPlatte River Natural Area, extensive walking trails that are maintained in partnership with the Lake Champlain Land Trust.
If you are interested in renting the Zen Center for an event, please read this first: Building Use Policy.
From I-89: Exit on I-189 (Shelburne, Route 7). Take I-189 to the end and follow the signs for Route 7 (south). Turn left (south) onto Route 7 to Shelburne Village. Go through the stop light and continue until you come to the next traffic light at Marsett Road. Turn left, then go straight until you cross a small bridge. Immediately turn right onto Thomas Road. The Zen Center is one-half mile down the road on the right, a large cedar-sided house set back from the street.
From the South: Take Route 7 towards Shelburne. As you start down the hill into Shelburne you will come to a traffic light at Marsett Road just before entering the village proper. Turn right, then go straight until you cross a small bridge. Immediately turn right onto Thomas Road. The Center is one-half mile down the road on the right, a large cedar-sided house set back from the street.