Please join us at our informal monthly one-hour Introduction to Zen get-together. First Saturday of each month, 10-11am, at the Zen Center. A brief introduction to Zen Buddhism as it is practiced at the PSZC. We will go over what brings us to Zen, how to sit in zazen (Zen meditation), and what to expect at a PSZC service. Plenty of time for questions! All are welcome. Free. Not on zoom.
Thinking about starting or re-booting a meditation practice? Join Abbot Koshin Cain and at the Fauntleroy Church as he discusses how meditation can help, beginning/refresher Zen meditation basics, our tradition and our Zen Center, and classes and events to come. Bring your questions and a friend! Free. Not on zoom.
Join us for our day long retreat in the Rinzai tradition: seated and walking meditation, chanting, qigong and a dharma talk. Our teacher will be our Abbot, Koshin Chris Cain, who will discuss the stories we tell.
We humans are a story-making species. We need stories, but if we take them as fact, they can trap and limit us. Our practice allows us to take a break from stories, so that we can see ourselves and others more clearly.
Join us for a musical benefit show in the zendo.
Musicians (alphabetical order):