The Puget Sound Zen Center is a community dedicated to practicing Zen, teaching and living Buddhist principles, supporting a vibrant sangha, and serving our wider community.
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We offer services every day. You may join us online at https://zoom.us/j/5117064990. Request the password in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Access our chant book here. First time? Find out what to expect here. All welcome.
Dokusan is a confidential meeting with a Zen teacher to discuss practice. It is open to all members of PSZC. Dokusan with Abbot Koshin Cain is offered every Wednesday, from 9 to 10am, and 5-6 pm and with Genko Kathy Blackman most Tuesdays from 9 t0 10 am.
The Zen Center holds two residential retreats throughout the year and two day-sits and monthly half-day sits. We also have Intro to Zen classes and a dharma study series in the Fall.
The Zen Center is open for the following in-person services:
All regular services (including those listed above) will continue to be available on Zoom. All other evening meditations, including Wednesday discussion service will remain Zoom only. Saturday morning qi gong with Anshin is Zoom only.
Masks will be optional in the zendo. Proof of vaccination is no longer required. Every individual attending PSZC in-person services assumes the responsibility to protect their own individual health and the health of others.
Due to the fluid and uncertain nature of the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, these policies may change as the situation warrants.
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