Weekly Schedule

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Wednesday: 6:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
7pm Meditation and Dharma discussion

Thursday: 6:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Friday: 6:30am Meditation and Short Morning Service
11:30am Meditation, Mid-Day Service and Dharma discussion
7:30pm Meditation and Vespers

Saturday: 7am Meditation

Sunday: 9:30am Meditation and Ceremony (for Sunday morning schedule details, see calendar).
(Sunday afternoon and evening the temple is closed.)

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Aug 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Full Morning Service 10:30 am
Full Morning Service
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Aug 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 11 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Kanzeon Ceremony 10:30 am
Kanzeon Ceremony
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Since the teaching of compassion is fundamentally important in Buddhism, in many Zen temples each day begins with a ceremony for the Bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshwara or Kanzeon. Our Kanzeon ceremony is a variation of our morning service, emphasizing the Continue reading →
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 14 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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No Meditation and Morning Service
No Meditation and Morning Service
Aug 15 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 16 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 17 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Aug 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 18 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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No Services Today
No Services Today
Aug 19 all-day
A quiet day at the priory.
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 21 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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No Meditation and Morning Service
No Meditation and Morning Service
Aug 22 all-day
There will be no meditation and morning service today.
Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 23 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 24 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Aug 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion
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No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
No Morning or Evening Service or Meditation
Aug 25 all-day
A quiet day at the temple — no services in the morning or evening.
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Meditation 9:30 am
Meditation
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am
Meditation, walking meditation and meditation.
Meditation Morning 9:30 am
Meditation Morning
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Meditation begins at 9:30am and consists of periods of seated meditation interspersed with walking meditation (roughly 25 minute periods of sitting and 10 minutes of walking) ending at around 11:30am. Meditation is followed by tea and a Dharma discussion. Please Continue reading →
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Meditation and Vespers 7:00 pm
Meditation and Vespers
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
30 minutes of meditation followed by vespers, the last ceremonial of the day. Vespers is the Chanting of The Litany of the Great Compassionate One followed by other short verses.
Dharma talk 7:30 pm
Dharma talk
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Dharma discussion will be on various topics of training in the Soto Zen Tradition.
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Meditation and Class 11:30 am
Meditation and Class
Aug 31 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Meditation, Mid-day Service and Dharma Discussion