All-day Sitting on Sunday

This month’s day of extended sitting happens this coming Sunday, February 24. You’re welcome to come for any block of sitting, including our regular 8:30 to 10:30 am slot. More information is up on the Center’s website here.

6:15 am Zazen
7:30 Breakfast (Center will provide)
8:30 Zazen & chanting
~10:30 Brunch
11:00 Zazen
12:50 Lunch break (bring your own)
1:30-3:00 Zazen, ending with the Four Vows


New Photos from Klava House

Tom Kowal and Kai Koerner have been working diligently on the caretaker’s house we’re building at Chapin Mill. Tom says he doesn’t like to make predictions, especially about the future, but we’re hoping for occupancy by late May.

A lot has happened since the last update. Take a look at the latest here.

Roshi’s Return

Roshi is scheduled to get home on Sunday, and he’ll be back in the zendo and give dokusan on Monday night, February 25.

Rainbow Sangha

The next meeting of Rainbow Sangha, the Center’s group for LGBTQIA+ Sangha members, will be held on Saturday, February 23, at Starry Nites café, 696 University Avenue ( We’ll start at 4 pm and end by 5:30. All ages are very welcome! For more information or to RSVP, please email Angela Hakkila at