Summer Practice Period: August 2 to August 27

Join Us ON SITE for Zazen & Public Drop-ins Welcome!

SMZC's Summer Practice Period begins. Opening ceremony will be August 2nd from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm PST. Register via the Events Calendar to attend all Ango events on site or online -- Saturday Shuso Talks and 7-day Sesshin.

Please help us sustain our programming.

Ango Covid Protocols

Please review our current Covid Protocols. Masks may be required on site for indoor areas. To attend Ango events on site, please fill out a Covid Waiver Form and upload a scanned or photographed copy of your vaccination card (front side only).

Meeting ID: 853 1700 6003
Passcode: 492232

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Summer Ango Shuso (head student)


Sheryl Gyonyo Hamilton

Sheryl has been a student of vipassana and Christian contemplative prayer since 1993. Most of her teachers have been trees and rocks. She has been a student of Kwong-roshi since 2016 and took jukai in 2019. She lives in British Columbia, Canada with her husband, their two sons, a couple of dogs, and a tortoise.

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Sheryl Gyonyo Hamilton,
Shuso (head student) for the month,
will reveal the theme at Opening Ceremony.

Summer Ango Theme


Morning Service
(Tue, Thur & Sat in English)


Morning Service
(Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun in Japanese)

Evening​ (Mon - Sat)

  • Fukanzazengi (Universal Promotion of the Principles of Zazen)

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