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Current Schedule

Sunday Morning Program
  • Sunday service and zazen

    • 8:30am- 9:15am  Introduction and Meditation Instruction (No instruction first Sunday of the month.)

    • 9:15am -9:30am Chanting Service (see the Sunday chant card)

    • 9:30am - 9:55am  Zazen

    • 9:55am  - 10:05am  Kinhin (walking meditation)

    • 10:05am - 10:35am  Zazen

    • 10:35am - 11:30am  Dharma talks, Way Seeking Mind talks, Study Group or Community Brunch

    • 11:30am - 11:40am Soji (mindful cleaning)

  • 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)

Wednesday and Friday Mornings:
8am - 8:35am 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 7:50am). The doan will ring 3 bells to begin and 1 to end. We will close with the refuge prayer (see the weekday chant card)

Tuesday Evening:

6:30 - 7pm Zazen

Please be in your seat before 6:28pm. 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 6:20pm). The doan will ring 3 bells to begin and 1 to end. We will close with the refuge prayer (see the weekday chant card)

queer meditation new orleans

(Virtual) 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, 6:30-7:15pm central time

*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. 

More information at the queer meditation new orleans FB group

We will be holding a 49 day ceremony for Billy Sothern, every Thursday evening from 10/6 - 11/17. All are welcome!