New Year’s Eve

If you’d like to start the new year fueled by zazen rather than by intoxicants or TV, come join with others in the Sangha for our annual celebration. We’ll welcome in the New Year on Sunday evening with sitting and ceremonies, starting at 8 pm and winding up a little past midnight. For the many…

RZC Recipes Online

Thanks to the efforts of Jeanette Prince-Cherry, we now have a number of the Zen Center’s many recipes online, and we’ll continue to add more. These recipes are shared to support Sangha in their efforts to eat a more compassionate diet. Check out the recipes collection here.

Sangha Dinner

We aim for a Sangha Dinner every three months and the next is planned for December 15. We’ll start cooking at 4:30 pm and begin eating around 5:45 pm. Participants may arrive any time before 5:45 pm to help cook or just to eat. After dinner we’ll clean up the kitchen. If you plan on attending, please email Devin Wiesner…

Finding Your Seat

Although Zen practice is simple and direct, it’s not easy, and getting the habit of daily sitting established can be difficult. Between Introductory Workshops, the Center offers a series of Saturday sessions that aim to help with that. Anyone who’s attended a Workshop, whether you’ve become a member yet or not, is welcome. Sessions are…

All-day Sitting

Here are details for the next scheduled all-day sitting: All-day Sitting Sunday, January 27 Daily sittings at the Center are great, but each all-day sitting is a chance to wade further into the waters of zazen. You’ll get a break from stress, a taste of a sesshin day, and maybe even a new perspective on…