Closed Christmas Eve and Day. Closed New Year's Eve and Day. Beginner's Orientation cancelled on 12/30.
Sunday - 10 to 11:30 AM: Meditation and Dharma Talk
This is our main weekly meeting.  30 minutes of zazen (silent seated meditation), 5 minutes of kinhin (walking meditation), 25  minutes of zazen, followed by a 30 minute Dharma talk and discussion.
Last Sunday of each month - 9:15 to 10 AM: Beginners' Orientation
An introduction to meditation postures and techniques.  Get to know our style of practice, our lineage,  and ways to practice at OMZN.
Tuesday - 12 to 1 PM: Silent Meditation
(Tuesdays and Fridays, 12 to 1pm.): 30 minutes zazen, 5 minutes kinhin, 25 minutes of   zazen.  You can come for the entire hour, or enter/leave during walking meditation at 12:30.   An opportunity to speak privately with a teacher is offered as well.
Tuesday - 7 to 8 PM: Refuge Recovery Group
Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness based addiction recovery community that utilizes and practices Buddhist philosophy as the foundation of the recovery process. Founded by Buddhist teacher, Noah Levine, Refuge Recovery has peer-led groups all over the country.  Our meeting format is a guided meditation, followed by a reading from the Refuge Recovery book, and then an open discussion. All are welcome.  By donation.  To learn more about Refuge Recovery, visit this site.  https://www.refugerecovery.org/

 

Wednesday - 7 to 8:15 PM: Silent Meditation and Discussion
30 minutes of zazen, 5 minutes of kinhin, 10 minutes of zazen, 15 minutes for open discussion.  The teacher/group leader will present a topic to discuss.
Friday - 12 to 1 PM: Silent Meditation
30 minutes zazen, 5 minutes kinhin, 25 minutes of   zazen.  You can come for the entire hour, or enter/leave during walking meditation at 12:30.   An opportunity to speak privately with a teacher is offered as well.

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Everyone is welcome to drop in to any meditation class. Suggested donation is $10.
Recommended for beginners is  the Beginners’ Orientation the last Sunday of each month. If unable to attend, you can schedule an appointment for an orientation.
If you’re new to Open Mind Zen, please plan on arriving 10 to 15 minutes early.