5:40 am - noon
Please plan to arrive before 5:30 am
Online registration for the Half-Day Sitting will close at 4:00pm on the Thursday before the sitting.
This half-day sitting offers traditional Soto Zen meditation practice. We ask those who attend to commit to participating in the complete schedule.
If you will need a chair in the zendo for all or part of the sitting, please indicate this when you sign up.
Formal oryoki breakfast will be served in the zendo. Breakfast and lunch (lunch will be eaten in the dining room) are included in the cost of the sitting; however, you will need an oryoki set or will need to use guest bowls for breakfast. You may bring your own set, purchase one, or use simplified guest bowls.
If this is your first sitting at City Center, please attend the oryoki instruction and orientation on the Friday evening before the sitting:
Please indicate the following when registering:
Fees: $35; $32 current SFZC members; $28 limited income. The fee includes breakfast and lunch.