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*Thanks to reduced Covid-19 caseloads in San Diego, the zendo has partially re-opened, with some restrictions. For more information, click here.

*Please note that the Zen Center's program will still take place online as well, using the Zoom links below.

*Newcomer Orientation has gone virtual during the pandemic. Click here here for information and links.


The Schedule is in effect most days, except during Sesshin (retreats). Please check the calendar before planning to attend one of the regularly scheduled events.

Dawn Sittings: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00-6:50 AM; Dawn Sitting Link: Click Here.

Wednesday Evening: Two Sittings, 6:30-7:40 PM; Practice discussion follows (until about 8:20 PM). See details below.

Saturday Morning: Three Sittings and Talk, 9:00-Noon

Newcomers: On the first Saturday morning of the month, there is an introductory online class at 9am. The class includes meditation instruction plus an overview of the teaching at the Center. There is no charge for the class; simply click here to sign up.

Wednesday Schedule

Wednesday Program Link: click here.

Our Wednesday program begins at 6:20. It has two periods of meditation followed by a discussion, often on a brief presentation made by a student.

6:20                Gather in silence for sitting
6:30-7:00    Sitting
7:00-7:10     Mindful Break
7:10-7:40     Sitting*
7:40-7:45    Mindful Break
7:45-8:15     Discussion
8:15-8:20     Vows, bows, closing

*Note: We plan to offer the chance for breakout groups during this period about once per month.

Saturday Schedule

Saturday Program Link: click here.

Our Saturday Program begins at 8:50. It includes three periods of meditation, a service with a group reading, and a talk or discussion.

8:50                  Gather in silence for sitting
9:00-9:30      Sitting
9:30-9:40      Mindful Break
9:40-10:10     Sitting
10:10-10:20    Mindful Break
10:20-10:45   Sitting
10:45-10:55   Service
10:55-11:00    Mindful Break
11:00-11:45     Talk, circle sharing, or discussion
11:45                  Vows, bows, closing