Events, Key Dates and Special Services

In addition to our regular schedule, please consider joining us for the following events. We’d love to see you!

March 25, 2017, 10:00am – 4:30pm
Mindfulness Fair at University of Pittsburgh
123 University Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Learn more here >

March 26, 2017
9:30am – ZCP Sunday Schedule

11am – All Sangha Meeting

April 30, 2017
Vesak Day
3-5 pm at the Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church
Vesak is a celebration of the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana of Buddha. The entire Buddhist community in Pittsburgh will celebrate at the Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church, with prayers, chants, Dharma teachings and practices from many of the local Buddhist sanghas, and a special children’s activity at the Children’s Museum from 11-2.

May 6, 2017
The Heart of Buddha’s Teaching

With Rev. Kotoku Crivello

Retreat from the city for this day-long event at the Zen Center of Pittsburgh for a deeper examination of Buddhist teaching and practice, outlined by the Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra.

Saturday, May 6th from 9:00-3:00pm
Location: Zen Center of Pittsburgh
Cost – $100/ person. Contact the Center for scholarship opportunities.

Includes a complimentary lunch and copy of the Heart Sutra commentary by Red Pine

Pre-register by April 29th.

May 20, 2017
One Day Sitting

June 23 – 25, 2017
Three Day Sitting