Events, Key Dates and Special Services

In addition to our daily schedule, special programs are offered: classes and retreats, introductory workshops, New Year’s Eve celebration, and Sesshins.

Fall Sesshin Sept. 27-29

  • Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday morning.
  • Zazen, Kinhin
  • Dokusan
  • Oryoki
Reserve by Sept. 23rd by selecting one of the options below

Rohatsu Sesshin Dec. 1 – 7 2019

Reserve here by November 17th

Introduction to Zen Practice at Deep Spring Temple

Two introductory sessions are offered each month. Experienced mediators and those new to the practice, learn about traditions followed in this Soto Zen Temple. These classes are a recommended prerequisite to attending the scheduled practice at ZCP.

Introduction and Orientation 1st Sunday Morning

8:45 – 9:30 AM followed by a 40 minute sitting, service, Dharma talk and community tea. The weekly Sunday morning program closes at 12 noon.

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Class fee $15. Please preregister below.

7:00 – 8:30 PM Introduction to Zen, Newcomer Orientation 3rd Wednesday Evening

Practice and postures are covered in more detail, and time is allowed for questions and discussion.

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