Welcome and Zazen Instruction

Zazen Instruction is offered on Wednesday evenings at 6:20 p.m. and offered on ZOOM the first Wednesday of the month

 

Zazen Instruction in-person for vaccinated newcomers is offered by sangha members who have been sitting zazen for several years and wish to welcome you into the zendo. Offered on Wednesday nights before the scheduled evening zazen begins. Instruction is offered from 6:20-7:00 p.m. and then newcomers are invited to join the sangha for zazen, service and the dharma talk that evening. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. This instruction is free. Donations to Ashland Zen Center are always gratefully accepted.

 

ZOOM instruction is offered concurrently on the first Wednesday of the month.

 

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A beginner's introduction to Zen Practice is offered Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. throughout the year, during Ashland Zen Center's scheduled calendar. Check calendar

 

For visitors, a suggested donation is $5 - $20.

 

On March 21, Ashland Zen Center is offering an event just for beginners. Beginner's Zen Buddhism

 

Anyone can meditate. Whether or not you are flexible, have the ability to sit cross-legged, or can get up and down off the floor on your knees does not limit you. If you wish to sit zazen, please join us.

 

Sitting in a chair, on a bench or on a cushion are all equally beneficial practices. One is not better than another.

 

If you arrive at Ashland Zen Center by car, park facing away from the buildings, and either leave your phone there or silence it before entering the temple. A bicycle rack is available at the far end of the parking lot.

 

The zendo is in the front house - enter through the front door, closest to the street. There is a shoe rack on the front porch. Shoes are removed before entering the building. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans are difficult to sit in, and shorts and tank tops are not considered appropriate attire in the zendo.

 

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May all beings live in safety and be free from suffering.

 

Join the zendo in person if you are fully vaccinated, wear a mask in the zendo, and do not have underlying health conditions.

 

Join the zendo through Zoom if you have underlying health conditions, someone in your household has underlying health conditions, or someone in your household is unvaccinated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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