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Oct 2, 2019

Posted in Activities, Featured

Zen Class, 1st/3rd Saturday

Class at Main Temple Hall

Time: 9:45am – 12:00pm – 1st Saturday of Every Month at main temple hall

On the first Saturday of the month, we feature group Zen meditation facilitated by two long term practitioners. This class is geared toward beginner and intermediate level meditators. $15 donations per person for temple maintenance are welcomed. The course normally includes the following activities:

  • 9:45am – 10:00 Introduction to Zazen practice and format
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Zazen (Zen sitting practice)
  • 10:30 – 10:40 Kinhin (Zen walking practice)
  • 10:40 – 11:10 Zazen
  • 11:10 – 12:00 Discussion with Japanese Tea and Snack

Class at TIBC (Next Door to Temple)

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am – 3rd Saturday of every month at TIBC (Topovanaya International Buddhist Center)
TIBC is located on Darling Rd. next door to the main temple.

On the third Saturday of each month, we offer an Introduction to Zazen Meditation by Dr. Tressa Butsu Shin Berman. $15 donations per person for temple maintenance are welcomed.

Please email Bhante Sutadhara at info@venturabuddhistcenter.org for more information.