Daily Schedule
First time visitors are recommended to come for the Tuesday evening session (other times are available if this does not work for you).  See our Getting Started page for what to expect during your first practice with us.  Please arrive 10 minutes early for all sessions.

For detailed descriptions of the activities shown below and an overview of the core elements of Zen practice, please see the website of the Rinzai Zen Community (our larger network of practice groups and centers) here.





























Tuesdays

7:00-9:00 pm Practice: 

  • Zazen (meditation)
  • Sanzen (individual meetings with a teacher)
  • Other Training (additional practices or dharma talk suited to participants)

~ This session is recommended for first time visitors.

                               

Thursdays 

7:00-9:00 pm Practice:

  • Zazen (meditation)
  • Hojo Kata (sword forms/internal training)

~ This session is recommended for first time visitors.



Sundays

8:00-11:00 am Practice:

  • Samu (work practice/cleaning the temple)
  • Zazen (meditation)
  • Sanzen (individual meetings with a teacher)
  • Okyo (chanting practice)
  • Other Training (additional practices or dharma talk suited to participants)

~ This session is recommended for members who have first received introductory instruction, and are prepared to sit in zazen for 45-minute periods.