Summer Ango Practice Period: July 31, 2021 to August 28, 2021

SMZC's Summer Ango Practice Period begins. Kevin Shindo (心土) Souza will take the position as Shuso (head student). He is a student of Kwong-roshi and a SMZC sangha member. Opening ceremony will be July 31, 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PST (Go to Saturday Community Link).

All practice is open to public

by donation.

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In-Person Practice: Open to Pre-registered & Fully Vaccinated Public

After signing a covid waiver form with a scanned or photographed copy of vaccination card (front side only), fully vaccinated public is welcome to sit at Gaitan (front zendo hall). Please email the office ( to register your visit date and time ahead of time.

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Online Practice: Open to All

Attend the ango practice period online. Please follow the same zazen schedule with on-site participants.

Meeting ID: 907 889 251
Passcode: 360919

Download Chants

Morning Service
(Monday in English)

Morning Service
(Tue, Thur & Sat in English)


Morning Service
(Wed, Fri & Sun in Japanese)

Evening​ (Mon - Sat)
  • Fukanzazengi (Universal Promotion of the Principles of Zazen)

Evening​ (Sun)

Meeting ID: 570 834 905

Passcode: 758423

Meeting ID: 688 048 731
Passcode: 584765

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On the path

whether long or short

the virtues of

patience and diligence

continuing endlessly.

—Shinko Kwong