Weekly Practice Schedule 

Schedule change coming: Starting on June 4th the Saturday Morning program will return to Zoom only.

Information about how to find us in person and on Zoom can be found the Our Zendo page. To practice in-person, please  follow our latest COVID safety protocols.

Weekday Morning (currently all on Zoom)

Monday - Thursday 7am - 7:30am a simple morning sit: zazen, and brief dedication of merit. Verses used are available here. 

Fridays 7am - 7:30am a simpler morning sit: zazen, optionally followed by chanting the Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo.

Monday Evening Reading Dogen Study Group (on Zoom)

Mondays 7pm - 8:00pm  We read and discuss Dogen. For more information and to register click here.

Thursday Evening (both in-person and via Zoom)

Thursdays 7pm - 8:45pm  Zazen, kinhin, service, and a Dharma Talk (usually with Guiding Teacher Nomon Tim Burnett). You may wish to print the Downloadable printable Chant Book so you can participate fully in service.

Saturday Morning (both in-person and via Zoom) - Note returning to Zoom only starting June 4th.

Saturdays  7am - 8:30am Zazen, kinhin, zazen, and the full morning service. Followed by "coffee time" - be ready with some coffee or tea to make and hang out afterwards. You may wish to print the Downloadable printable Chant Book so you can participate fully in service.

Sunday Morning “Zen Alive!” (Zoom)

Sundays 10am - Noon (Weekly starting in January 2021) Our "Zen Alive!" program with zazen, kinhin, Dharma Talk, and service. Our Sunday program has frequent guest speakers. You may wish to print the Downloadable printable Chant Book so you can participate fully in service.

Note that a Private Interview with Guiding Teacher Nomon Tim Burnett is available during all zazen period when Nomon is present. For all online practices use the Zoom chat feature to request a meeting. For in-person practice follow the instructions of the jisha (teacher’s assistant) to request a meeting.

RESOURCES

  • See the Getting Started page if you are new to Zen practice.
  • Info on using Zoom and connecting to our Virtual Zendo: Our Zendo
  • Downloadable Printable Chant Book (click the link to download our chant book as a PDF document reformatted for home printers)
  • Doan directions are updated and available on the Chanting page
  • Memorial and well being lists: add any names for our morning health and well-being and memorial ceremonies which conclude each of our 5 morning services each week.
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