Regular Schedule

Zafu and zabuton
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 ~ Skype Dharma Study
    This Skype teleconference is hosted by Sensei Taiun Elliston-Roshi and members of our sister affiliates from Canada and the United States. Typically meets from 7pm-8pm Central time. Read more…

Click here to view our monthly schedule in a Google calendar.

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Atlanta Sōtō Zen Center

The Southwind Sangha is an affiliate of the Atlanta Sōtō Zen Center. Abbot of the center is Rev Zenkai Taiun Elliston Rōshi.

 

Logo of the Silent Thunder OrderThe Silent Thunder Order oversees the training of disciples, priests, and teachers in the Matsuoka Rōshi lineage. Elliston Rōshi presides over their training.