Please note: We will not meet at either SoCal sites Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day. We will resume our normal schedule on Monday/Tuesday the 7th/8th of January.
We meet in Orange County every Monday
Zafus & chairs are provided, although feel free to bring your own zafu if you wish. We begin promptly at 7:00pm. On the first Monday of the month instead of a second period of zazen we have a dharma talk. On evenings when a dharma talk is not scheduled we offer dokusan, brief, focused, practice-oriented interviews during meditation.
We meet at the Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church at 2845 Mesa Verde Dr. E
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
We meet in Long Beach every Tuesday
Zafus ^& chairs are provided, although feel free to bring your own zafu if you wish. We begin promptly at 7:00pm. On the third Tuesday of the month instead of a second period of zazen we have a dharma talk.
We meet at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach at 5450 E Atherton St., Long Beach, CA 90815
If you want a brief introduction to Zen practice
please arrive no later than 6:45pm.
7:00pm We begin with a brief Zen Buddhist liturgy
7:15 Zazen (formal silent meditation in the Zen style)
7:40 Kinhin (formal walking meditation)
7:45 Zazen (instead of a second sitting there is a dharma talk, in Costa Mesa on the 1st Monday, and in Long Beach on the 3rd Tuesday.
8:15 Four Vows
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