Regular Schedule

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Our meditation schedule:

  • Wednesday, 7pm-8pm
  • Sunday, 8am-9am
  • Third Saturday, 8am-Noon

We also offer these activities regularly:

  • First Wednesday ~ Introduction to Meditation
    This is an excellent orientation for newcomers to meditation. Seasoned practitioners are also welcome. Newcomers: please visit this link.
  • Second Wednesday ~ Half-Hour Dharma Talk
    One of the Southwind Sangha teachers will give a presentation on various aspects of Zen and Buddhism. Meditation from 7pm-7:30pm; dharma talk from 7:30pm-8pm.
  • Third Saturday ~ Meditation Retreat
    • 8am-10am ~ Sitting and walking meditation
    • 10am-10:30am ~ Tea break
    • 10:30am-11am ~ Teaching or ceremony
    • 11am-Noon ~ Sitting and walking meditation, ending with an incense offering
  • First through Fourth Tuesdays ~ Dharma Study
    This teleconference via Zoom Video Communications is hosted by Taiun Elliston Rōshi, Tesshin James Smith, and Zenku Jerry Smyers. Typically meets from 7pm to 8pm US Central time. Read more…