Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL DHARMA SCHEDULE (All on-site activities require advanced registration for non-members)

Here are some current ways to practice together online and in person.  We will be adding more ways on an ongoing basis, so stay tuned to this page and our calendar.   Please maintain Zendo decorum for all activities.  If you need to take care of personal needs, please turn off your video screen.  If you are on our email list, you have been sent the links for all streaming events as well as sign-up sheets for on-site events.  If you are not on our email list and wish to participate, please sign-up for our email list at the bottom of our Home page. Until further notice, masks will remain a requirement while indoors.

 

 

Streaming Morning Zazen from our Zendo:

Wednesday – Friday 6:00-7:00 a.m. Followed by morning service

In person practice opportunities for members and non-members.

Registration is required for non-member’s in-person attendance. Must attend in-person Intro to Meditation Class before registration.

Meeting ID: 592 934 8543
Passcode: Tiger22

Exploring Your Practice: Biweekly: Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

All welcome to drop in online weekly for zazen, a teaching and sharing about practice. No rsvp necessary.

February 1 & 15; March 1 & 15; April 12; May 3 & 17; June 7 & 21; July 12; August 2 & 16; September 6 & 20; October 4 & 25; November 8; December 13

Meeting ID: 815 7103 6299
Passcode: Wed22

 

Beginner’s Wednesday — evenings

7:00pm-8:30pm. In-person only. 

with: Sensei Deb Faith-Mind Thoresen & Sensei George Mukei Horner

Face to Face offered.
Newcomers, please arrive by 7 p.m.

7:00-7:35 Zazen
7:35-7:45 Outside Walking Zen
7:45-8:30 Zazen/4 vows/Bows/Closing Ceremony

 

 

Hidden Lamp Study Group: Biweekly: Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Every other Thursday, calendar permitting, we will study together a chapter of “The Hidden Lamp: Stories from 25 Centuries of Awakened Women.” No sign-up needed, just zoom in. Everyone is encouraged to buy the book.

February 2 & 16; March 3 & 16; April 13; May 4 & 18; June 8 & 22; July 13; August 3 & 17; September 7 & 21; October 5 & 26; November 9; December 14

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Zen Meditation — Zoom Only

Sundays @ 10:00-11:30 a.m.

January 29; February 26; March 26; April 23; May 21; June 25; July 23; August 27; September 24; October 22; November 9; December 14

Click here to register.

 

 

 

 

Saturday Morning Zazen

Saturday, February 4 @ 9:00 a.m.: Zoom & In-person

8:30-9:00 a.m. Annual Donors Memorial Service

9-9:35 Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking
9:45-10:20 Zazen
10:20-10:30 Outside Walking
10:30-11:00 Zazen/4 vows/Bows
11-11:15 Temple Caretaking Practice

 

 

 

Rakusu Sewing Class w/ Yudo

Saturday, February 4 @ 1:00 p.m.: In-person only

R.S.V.P. Only

 

 

 

 

Sunday Morning Zazen

Sunday, February 5 @ 8:30 a.m.: Zoom & In-person

8:30 a.m. Gate of Sweet Nectar Service/ Monthly Memorial Service

9-9:35 Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking
9:45-10:20 Zazen
10:20-10:30 4 Vows, Bows, Closing Ceremony

11:00 Medicine Buddha Eye Opening Ceremony (In-person only)

12:00 p.m. Sangha Lunch (In-person only)

1:00 Board of Directors Meeting (In-person only)

 

Encountering the Sutras Circle

Monday, February 6 @ 7pm-8:15pm.: Zoom Only

 

 

 

 

 

The Shobogenzo

A Five Class Zoom Series
Led by Sensei Jonathan Kaigen Levy
Tuesdays, February 7 & 21; March 14 & 28; April 11: Zoom Only

7:00-8:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Sangha Forum

Thursday, February 9 @ 7pm-8:30pm.: Zoom Only

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facing Whiteness Group Meeting

Friday, February 10 @ 5pm-6 pm.: Zoom Only

Personal Reflections on facing whiteness, white privilege, white silence, why this work is important to me, for us.

Click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

Parinirvana Zazenkai

Led by Sensei George Mukei Horner

Friday, February 10 (eve.)-Saturday, February 11: Zoom & In-person

Parinirvana Service: Saturday, February 11 @ 7 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Morning Zazen, February 12

Zoom & In-person

9-9:35 Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking
9:45-10:20 Zazen
10:20-10:30 4 Vows, Bows, Closing Ceremony

11:00 Dharma Talk by Sensei Senshin

 

 

 

In-person Introduction to Zen Meditation

Sunday, February 12, 8:30-10:30 a.m.: In-person only

This in-person introductory class is a prerequisite for non-members and new members who would like to begin attending onsite events. Ongoing members who would like a refresher course on form and zendo etiquette are also welcome to attend.

Click here to view our zendo guidelines.

Click here to view our zendo precautions.

 

 

 

Day of Reflection on Precept #TBD

Saturday, February 18, 9-11:45 a.m.

Led by. Chris Daian Fields

9-9:35am Precept Reading & Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking Zen
9:45-10:15 Zazen
10:15-10:30 Precept Talk
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 Council

Day of Reflection chantsheet

Day of Reflection Transference of Merit

 

 

 

Priest Meeting

Saturday, February 18, 1-4 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Morning Zazen, February 19

Zoom & In-person

9-9:35 Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking
9:45-10:20 Zazen
10:20-10:30 4 Vows, Bows, Closing Ceremony

11:00 A-Wake: led by Sensei Senshin & Butsugen Romo

 

 

 

In-person Introduction to Zen Meditation

Sunday, February 19, 8:30-10:30 a.m.: In-person only

This in-person introductory class is a prerequisite for non-members and new members who would like to begin attending onsite events. Ongoing members who would like a refresher course on form and zendo etiquette are also welcome to attend.

Click here to view our zendo guidelines.

Click here to view our zendo precautions.

 

 

 

Zazen Instructors Meeting

Saturday, February 19, p.m.

Led by Daian Fields & Oetsu Page

 

 

 

 

 

Encountering the Sutras Circle

Monday, February 20 @ 7pm-8:15pm.: Zoom Only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Shobogenzo

A Five Class Zoom Series
Led by Sensei Jonathan Kaigen Levy
Tuesdays, February 21; March 14 & 28; April 11: Zoom Only

7:00-8:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facing Whiteness Group Meeting

Friday, February 24 @ 5pm-6 pm.: Zoom Only

Personal Reflections on facing whiteness, white privilege, white silence, why this work is important to me, for us.

Click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday Morning Zazen

Saturday, February 25 @ 9:00 a.m.: Zoom & In-person

9-9:35 Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking
9:45-10:20 Zazen
10:20-10:30 Outside Walking
10:30-11:00 Zazen/4 vows/Bows
11-11:15 Temple Caretaking Practice

 

 

 

Rakusu Sewing Class w/ Yudo

Saturday, February 25 @ 1:00 p.m.: In-person only

R.S.V.P. Only

 

 

 

Sunday Morning Zazen, February 26

Zoom & In-person

9-9:35 Zazen
9:35-9:45 Outside Walking
9:45-10:20 Zazen
10:20-10:30 4 Vows, Bows, Closing Ceremony

11:00 Dharma Talk by Sensei Darla Myoho Fjeld

 

 

 

 

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Note: Zoom Protocol

1. Develop Focus. Distraction is especially easy during online meetings. Bring the same intentionality to online meetings as you bring to the zendo. Consider ZCLA zoom events as if on the grounds of the Zen Center. Dress appropriately, wear rakusu if received jukai, don’t multitask and close other windows on the computer, and consider sitting for a few minutes before talks and events.

2. Practice mindful screen habits. Those zooming in need to be mindful of themselves on screen as their actions can disrupt the zoom session for others. Refrain from walking around with computer or phone, eating on screen, and other actions that may distract others. If you need to eat, take a break, use the bathroom or move around, please turn off your video.

3. Refrain from photos. Please do not screen shot or photograph ZCLA zoom meetings or share on social media.