Although the Center is closed for the time being, resident staff are continuing a modified schedule. All sittings are streamed, and anyone is welcome to sit along with us.
|Formal Morning Sittings|
|Tuesday through Friday||6:00 – 7:15 am|
|Saturday||6:15 – 7:30 am|
|Sunday||8:30 – 10:30 am|
Formal morning zazen consists of two 35-minute rounds of zazen with kinhin between.
On Saturday, sitting starts 15 minutes later than on weekdays.
On Sunday, there is a 50-minute sitting with a bell at the half-way point for change of posture, followed by kinhin and a talk (teisho or Dharma talk). Refer to the calendar for dates of Sunday sittings, which are always marked.
|Formal Evening Sittings|
|Monday||7:00 – 9:00 pm|
|Tuesday||7:00 – 9:00 pm|
|Thursday||7:00 – 9:00 pm|
|Friday||7:00 – 9:00 pm|
Formal evening zazen consists of three 35-minute rounds with kinhin.
|Daily Training Schedule for Work Days (Tuesday through Saturday)|
|5:30 am||Wake-up bell (Saturday 5:45)|
|6:00 – 7:15||Zazen|
|7:30 – 8:00||Breakfast in dining room (signaled by 3 strikes on the han)|
|8:00||Work begins with brief meeting in dining room|
|10:00 -10:15||Tea Break|
|12:00 -12:30||Zazen (Tuesday – Saturday)|
|12:30 – 1:30||Lunch and Break|
|1:30 – 3:30||Work|