Email: December 18

Omicron on the Horizon The COVID-19 Task Force met yesterday afternoon, and it was decided that – with the certain arrival of the new Omicron variant and the uncertainty of how it will play out – we can’t guarantee at this point that the Rohatsu hybrid sesshin (January 8 -15, 2022) will go ahead as…

Online Zazen

Audio Streaming We broadcast live streaming audio from the Arnold Park zendo of our schedule formal sittings. Zoom Sittings We also hold sittings on Zoom every Monday through Saturday morning from 7:00 to 8:00, Sunday morning from 8:30 to 10:30, and  Monday through Friday evening from 7:00 to 8:00.  Special events such as ceremonies, sesshin,…

Email: April 28

Chapin Mill Workday This Saturday Join us for our first workday of the season (Saturday, May 1)! We’ll begin work at 9 am and end with a BYO lunch at 1 pm. Everyone is welcome to stick around after and enjoy the property. If you plan on attending, please RSVP (by getting your “free ticket”)…

Email: April 10

Sangha Meeting Today, Saturday, April 10 A reminder that we have a Sangha meeting, over Zoom, at 1:30 today. The one agenda item: re-opening the Center. Roshi Away The sudden death of one of Roshi’s in-laws will take his wife Angela and him out of state for 3 days. They’ll leave tomorrow (Sunday) and return…

Email: March 11

Blue Sky Ahead With vaccination efforts picking up speed, Zen Center planning teams are looking more closely at when it will be safe for fully-vaccinated members to join Arnold Park and Chapin Mill residents for daily sittings, and when our next sesshin might be (possibly an online/in-zendo hybrid). With the COVID-19 variants still lurking about,…

New Year’s Eve 2020

This year, in the midst of the pandemic,  we’re grateful we can come together with Sangha to welcome the New Year. We’ll begin (via Zoom) with zazen at 8 pm and follow a modified schedule that will take us to midnight. Whether you plan to sit with us all night or just for one or…