Weekly Sitting (Zazen)
We have weekly sittings in several locations in the Washington, DC and Baltimore/Annapolis metropolitan areas.
Washington, DC area
Monday/Thursday: 6:30 - 8:20 AM
A one-minute walk away from the Takoma Metro station on the Red Line, directly across Carroll Street from the 7-Eleven.
Three twenty-five minute periods of sitting meditation (zazen) with brief walking meditation (kinhin) between periods.
If necessary, it is possible to leave early during one of the walking meditation periods.
If you are interested in joining a morning sitting, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not just show up without being in touch beforehand.
Wednesday: 7:15 - 8:45 PM
Arrive at 6:55 to set up as part of practice.
Three twenty-five minute periods of sitting meditation (zazen) with brief walking meditation (kinhin) between periods. Often, these times also include a talk related to practice and the opportunity for conversation with a teacher about practice.
Last Wednesday of each month sitting ends at 8:20 PM, followed by tea and conversation until 9:00 p.m.
For closings due to inclement weather, please call the Christ Congregational Church at 301-585-8010, extension 3. If there is no message, and the phones are operational, the church is open.
There will be no sitting on Wednesday, July 4th.
Baltimore/Annapolis area: Millersville, MD (near Glen Burnie)
Tuesday: 5:30 - 6:00 AM
Please e-mail email@example.com to confirm and to get directions.
Monthly Sitting (Zazenkai)
All Day Sitting: Monthly sittings occur one Saturday a month from 8:45 AM to 3:45 PM (First bell 9:00 AM). If you can only come for half a day, let us know.
Registration is required - to register, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suggested donation is $15. Please bring your lunch. Tea is provided.
The 2018 scheduled Zazenkai dates are as follows:
The zazenkai previously scheduled for September 8 has been cancelled because of the Sesshin ton September 2. There will be zazenkai at Holy Trinity Spiritual Center on September 1st.