Silver Spring Zendo/One Heart Sangha is a non-profit organization. We ascribe to the White Plum Asanga Code of Ethical Conduct.  We are affiliated with the Zen Peacemakers Sangha, founded by Roshi Bernie Glassman. Its members are individuals, groups and organizations dedicated to realizing and actualizing the interconnectedness of life.


Our objectives and purposes are

  •  to foster multifaith, inter-religious practice in the Zen tradition;
  •  to provide orientation and instruction in Zen meditation;
  •  to provide regularly scheduled periods of practice; and
  •  to provide residential training for members and other interested persons.

Membership and Donations

Membership is optional--Please sit with us and check out our community.


Membership and donations help support our sangha in maintaining our weekly sitting, scholarships, and teacher training. Please consider a suggested member dues of $20/month if you are able.  If you wish to become a member, please send a request and dues (in the amount you can pay)  to:

Silver Spring Zendo,  

c/o 4305 Dresden Street

Kensington, MD 20895.  


All donations are tax deductible and you will get a receipt at the end of the year.