Sat, May 20|
Meditation Instruction (Includes Saturday Community) - ON SITE (in Genjo Building)
Perfect for beginners wishing to learn meditation form. Meditation is a way to calm the mind and find balance in your daily life. Join us for our regular Saturday Community program (included in the fee) immediately following instruction. Please arrive at 8:50 am at the Sangha House to check in.
Time & Location
May 20, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Genjo Building, 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA
About This Event
Meditation is a way to calm the mind and find balance in your daily life. Incorporating a meditation practice into your daily schedule will contribute to the overall well-being of the body, mind and spirit. SMZC offers onsite meditation instruction and guidance to people interested in finding out about the practice. This is a secular group, open to people of all beliefs and levels of experience. It is a pressure-free place to learn, practice and ask questions about the fundamentals of Zen meditation. Join us for our regular Saturday Community program (included in the fee) immediately following meditation instruction.
8:50 am Check-in at Sangha House (across upper parking lot*)
9:00 – 9:10 am SMZC Background, Brief Lineage & History
9:10 – 9:35 am Posture (How to Sit)
9:35 – 9:40 am Integration into Everyday Life
9:35 – 9:45 am Question & Answer
9:45 – 10:30 am Rest (coffee/tea available in Sangah House)
10:30 – 11:00 am Zazen (in Zendo)
11:00 am – 12 noon Dharma Talk (in Zendo)
Please wear muted color or monotone clothing. Zafu (meditation cushion) provided.
Meditation Instruction ON SITE
Price is per person