Detailed Schedule

Weekly Schedule

If you are a newcomer to our zendo please click here for more information. See above under "Programs" for info on our special events, such as all-day meditations and retreats.
During the 2019-2020 calendar year, the zendo will be closed on:

~ Labor Day Weekend
~ Thanksgiving Weekend
~ Christmas Week (Dec. 18, 2019 - Jan. 6, 2020)
~ Memorial Day Weekend
~ July 4th Weekend
~ In August -- closed Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings
~ Between January 28 and March 5 -- closed on Thursday evenings (for ango)

Zazen Schedule (weekly)

Tuesday evenings (primary sitting of the week):
Zendo opens at 6:15 p.m.
Zazen begins promptly at 6:55 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.
Dharma talk given

Thursday evenings:
Zendo opens at 6:15 p.m.
Zazen begins promptly at 6:55 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.
Thursday Night Circle (discussion group): 2nd Thursday of the month (except during ango and in June, July, and August)
The zendo is closed on Thursday evenings in August.

Saturday Mornings:
Zendo opens at 8:30 a.m.
Zazen begins promptly at 8:55 a.m. and ends at 10:15 a.m.
The zendo is not open for Saturday morning sitting when there are All-Day and Weekend Retreats; please check our calendar.
The zendo is closed on Saturday mornings in August.
Work Practice is carried out at the end of the Saturday morning sitting. It is a short period (15 minutes) of silent, mindful work in the zendo. Work Practice is one of the four components of Zen practice.

Friday Mornings:
Zendo opens at 7:15 a.m.
Zazen begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 8:30 a.m.

A suggested donation of $10 is asked of non-members for each of the above meditation periods to help defray our Sangha expenses.


Introduction to Zen:
Our introductory class is offered twice a month on a Saturday morning and is geared towards people with no prior experience with Zen, or people who have practiced in the past and would like a refresher. Please click here for details.

For information on our All-day sittings, Weekend and Week retreats, Rohatsu and ango periods, Thursday Night Circle, and special workshops, see Programs in the drop-down menu above.