The joy of “suchness”—the ultimate true nature inherent in all appearance—shines through the teachings attributed to Dongshan Liangjie (807–869), the legendary founder of the Caodong lineage of Chan Buddhism
Spring Interim, CC 3/30 - 4/4 During the interim break the regular schedule will continue but the zendo (meditation hall) will be staffed by volunteers.
Wednesday evening, November 25, at 5:45 pm
Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome during this service in the City Center Buddha Hall. There will not be an open dinner or 7:30pm dharma talk.
Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
City Center will be closed. There will be no meditation and no open meals. Enjoy the holiday!
Saturday, November 28
Regular Saturday schedule, beginning with 6:30 am zazen.
City Center will be closed. There will be no meditation and no open meals.
We wish a happy, safe, and peaceful holiday to all!
New Year's Eve at City Center December 31, 2015
This event begins at 8:30 pm with a work meeting followed by temple cleaning. Noodle soup is served at 10:00. The han begins at 10:30 to signal zazen at 10:45. There will be two periods of zazen and the ringing of the densho 108 times. The night ends with a bonfire in the courtyard. Donations are appreciated.