5:25 Zazen (sitting meditation)
5:55 Kinhin (walking meditation)
7:05 Soji (temple cleaning)
7:30 * Public lecture: Dharma talk
7:30 – 8:05 Zazen
8:05 Question and answer (optional)
Saturday Morning Schedule
(Please note that for the months of February, March, and April, City Center is experimenting with a slight change to the Saturday morning schedule)
6:30 am Zazen
7:10 Short service in the zendo
7:20 Oryoki breakfast (open to all who have attended oryoki instruction**)
8:10 Work Circle in the Dining Room
8:40 * Zazen instruction (introduction to meditation)
10:00 * Public lecture: Dharma talk
11:00 Tea and discussion
11:20 * Introduction to zendo forms
12:00 Lunch ($10-15 suggested donation)
Saturday Afternoon and Sunday:
The City Center building is closed to the general public, except for special classes, sittings, or events.
* This symbol marks events recommended for beginners. Also refer to the "Getting Started with Zen" brochure available from the front office.
** Oryoki instruction is offered the Friday before every one-day sitting or sesshin. Check the Calendar or contact the office for details.
Your donations are gratefully received and help us to maintain all of Zen Center's programs.
Practice at Zen Center is open to all people regardless of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, age or physical ability.
To contact the front office, call 415.863.3136 or come by in person during office hours. To contact the office via email: City Center Office.