Classes in meditation for those who are new to Zen practice. Also helpful for those new to ZCLA who have meditation experience with other groups. Check our curriculum for a description of these classes.
Day of Reflection
Once a month we hold a special service to honor our founders, Baian Hakujun Daiosho and Taizan Maezumi Honored One, and the main ancestors of our Lineage. Service is held in the Founders Room on the Saturday closest to the 14th of the month.
Ceremony of Atonement
Conversation About Practice (CAP)
A conversation and inquiry on practice themes are posed by a member of the Teachers Circle. The session begins with brief remarks and opening question. A talking piece is used.
The Zen Center also periodically offers various special retreats, workshops or classes.
Intensive Practice Periods
Every fall, the Zen Center has a 90 day intensive Practice Period in which Sangha Members and our affiliated Sangha Members make a commitment to deepen their practice.
SALA (Social Action Loving Action)
The Zen Center is increasing its involvment in Social Action Loving Action activities throughout the year.
The Zen Center also periodically offers Memorial Services. We are holding one for our beloved teacher Sensei Nagacitta Buckley on Sunday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m. For more information on Sensei Nagy, click here.