My real dwelling has no pillars and no roof either, so rain cannot soak it and wind cannot blow it down.

-Ikkyu Sojun

Summer Weekly Schedule

You are welcome to attend in person (masks required, see our COVID policy) or via the Virtual Zendo.

Sunday Morning Program
  • Sunday zazen, and study group will be 9:30-11am

    • (2nd and 4th Sundays only: introduction and beginning meditation 8:40-9:15am)

    • 9:15-9:30am Han (wooden bell, call to sitting)

    • 9:30-10:00am Zazen begins with 3 bells, ends with 1

    • 10:03 Study group, current text: Not Always So by Shunryu Suzuki (no previous study or experience necessary, all are welcome!)

  • First Sundays of the month are half day sittings, schedule is below (see more info and links at the Virtual Zendo):

    • 7:50am start han, call to sitting

    • 8:00-8:40 zazen. 

    • 10 minutes kinhin (walking meditation). 

    • 8:50-9:20 zazen. 

    • 10 minutes kinhin. 

    • 9:30-10 zazen. 

    • 10 minutes kinhin. 

    • 10:10-10:40 zazen

    • 10 minutes of kinhin. 

    • 10:50-11:20 zazen. 

    • 10 minutes kinhin. 

    • 11:30-45 zazen.

    • 11:45 close with refuge prayer

Regular Meditation Schedule
(for those who have received meditation instruction)

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Mornings:
8:00am-8:30am Zazen

Please be in your seat before 7:58am. You can attend in person, or via Zoom. If joining online, click the link a few minutes early and sit together (the han wooden bell starts at 7:45am). The doan will ring 3 bells to begin and 1 to end. We will close with the refuge prayer (see more in Virtual Zendo)

Queer meditation

(Virtual) Monday 6:30pm -7:15pm

*Meditation in this group is not zen style*

We hold the intention to tenderly investigate present-time awareness of our bodies through silent meditation and embodiment practices. Queer people welcome, as well as our friends, families, lovers, and accomplices. 

Meeting on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 984 5821 8325

Passcode: meditate

-OR-

http://bit.ly/queermeditate