Meditation

To study the Way is to study the self.

To study the self is to forget the self.

To forget the self is to allow the ten thousand things to flow.

—Zen Master Dogen, from the Genjōkōan

Below are our current offerings for meditation and Zen practice:

Introduction to Meditation

Join the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care community and teachers for a brief evening introduction to Zen meditation practice on the first Monday of every month from 5:00-5:45pm.

Sunday Mornings ($10 suggested donation)
10:00 am: Heart Sutra Chanting
10:10 am: Zazen (sitting meditation)
10:40 am: Kinhin (walking meditation)
10:50 am: Zazen (sitting meditation)
11:20 am: Kinhin (walking meditation)
11:30 am: Dharma Talk or Zazen
12:00 pm: Four Vows Chantings

Monday Evenings ($10 suggested donation)
6:00 pm: Zazen (sitting meditation)
6:30 pm: Dharma Talk
6:50 pm: Discussion
7:15 pm: Four Vows Chantings

Wednesday Evenings ($10 suggested donation)
6:00 pm: Heart Sutra Chanting
6:10 pm: Zazen (sitting meditation)
6:40 pm: Kinhin (walking meditation)
6:50 pm: Zazen (sitting meditation)
7:20 pm: Four Vows Chanting

Midday Meditation ($5 suggested donation)
Monday through Thursday,
12:30 pm- 1:00 pm

Karuna Sangha ($10 suggested donation)
for LGBTQIS meets every Sunday at 7pm.
Please click here to read more.

Serenity Sangha ($5 suggested donation)
A sober meditation community combining inter-fellowship 12 step and Buddhist traditions that meets every Friday promptly at 7:00 pm. For more details about the group, click here.

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