Please visit the Retreats page for information on half-day and one-day sittings as well as weekend retreats.

Current for 2018:

Sunday mornings, Ongoing for November and December – Lectures and discussion on Suzuki-roshi’s talks compiled by Rev. Ed Brown in Not Always So.

DHARMA TALKS – Monday Evenings

Monday, November 12 – Lingzhao’s Shining Grasses, a koan from The Hidden Lamp

Monday, November 19- Reverend Bill Milton

Monday, November 26 – Senjo and Her Soul are Separated, classic koan from The Gateless Gate and The Hidden Lamp

Monday, December 3 – Traditional Practice Night

Monday, December 10 – Way Seeking Mind Talk – Margaret Kachadurian

Monday, December 17 – Reverend Bill Milton (weather permitting)

Monday, December 24 – Christmas Eve, no Zen gathering

Monday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve – let’s think about a Zen New Year’s with bells and zazen and sake – TBD YET 



Buddha’s Parinirvana CeremonyMonday, February 19, 7:45 pm after zazen and before talk

Buddha’s Birthday –WESAK ceremony, Wednesday, May 22 starting at 5:30pm, to celebrate Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and Parinirvana. BRING FLOWERS :) This will be a Dharma Center wide event!  Children welcome! More info here: About the Wesak Event

Buddha’s Enlightenment Saturday, December 8, during 1/2 day sit

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