~ Saturday Open Zen ~ Online via Zoom* *Due to the pandemic, the center is currently closed for in-person activities.
"NZC reminds me I’m not alone in the obstacles of life and provides a community that makes me feel loved and supported. I appreciate what you do more than I could articulate." - a comment from one of our program surveys
Saturday Open Zen: 10:00-11:15am
We practice zazen together for 25 minutes (brief instruction provided), then offer a dharma talk, followed by dharma discussion.
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These sessions are open to all; no previous Zen experience is required. If you are a member of NZC or the Vine of Obstacles, these sessions are a benefit of your ongoing financial support (click here for membership info). If you are a first-time visitor to our Open Zen sessions, you are our guest and no contribution is expected. For those who are neither formal members, Viners, nor first-timers, the standard donation is $10 per session.