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December 2019

Winter Sangha Seminar

December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 am - December 15, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Mt Baldy Zen Center Mt Baldy, CA 91759 United States + Google Map
$350

Please Join us for our Winter Sangha Seminar. The Sangha Seminar strikes a balance between formal Rinzai Zen Practice and intellectual study. This time, our lecturers will be: Paula Arai, Louisiana State University, a specialist on Women's Practice in Japanese Soto Zen. Michel Mohr, University of Hawaii, a specialist on the history of Rinzai Zen from the Tokugawa era to the present. Kendo Hal Roth, Brown University, a scholar-practitioner from our sangha, specialist on classical Daoism and Contemplative Studies. These…

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Winter Sangha Gathering

December 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mt Baldy Zen Center Mt Baldy, CA 91759 United States + Google Map
$50

An optional gathering for those that attended the Sangha Seminar to share their oral history of Zen practice and to share ideas for practice in daily life.

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January 2020

Beginner’s Day

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mt Baldy Zen Center Mt Baldy, CA 91759 United States + Google Map
$30

Join us for an introduction to practice at Mt Baldy Zen Center.  The day will include an introduction to Zen,  meditation instruction and several periods of meditation.  Lunch included. You can register with the form below.

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February 2020

5 day Nirvana Ōzesshin with Shūkyū Minakawa Rōshi

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - February 15 @ 10:00 am
Mt Baldy Zen Center Mt Baldy, CA 91759 United States + Google Map
$450

Hashinkyuji (arrival) Sunday January 9th -- Banka 4:00pm Sesshin Monday January 10th to Saturday January 14th Nirvana Ceremony Saturday January 15th   Mt. Baldy Zen Center is pleased to welcome Shuyōkyū Minakawa Rōshi once again to lead this sesshin which commemorates the Buddha's paranirvana.  There will be daily teishō as well as dokusan -- with a translator present --  for those who wish to do Kōan practice. Kiryūken Shyōkyū Minakawa Rōshi  is abbot of Zuiryū-ji as well as recently founded Sapporo Zen Center in…

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March 2020

Cancelled — 3 day zazenkai

March 20 @ 11:00 am - March 22 @ 12:00 pm
Mt Baldy Zen Center Mt Baldy, CA 91759 United States + Google Map
$150

Hi Friends, We're sorry to announce that  we're cancelling the March 20-22 zazenkai out of concern for the COVID-19 pandemic. ======================================= Join us for a 3 day meditation retreat this March. There will be sitting and walking meditation, silent meals, group discussions and Dharma talks conducted by senior monks. It is an excellent opportunity for everyone to polish his or her practice. For seasoned practitioners, it’s a chance to widen their experience. For those newer to meditation, it’s an opportunity to…

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April 2020

Cancelled — Volunteer Work Weekend

April 18 @ 10:00 am - April 19 @ 3:00 pm
Mt Baldy Zen Center Mt Baldy, CA 91759 United States + Google Map

Regretfully, we'll have to postpone our work weekend until after the Covid-19 stay at home orders have been lifted. We hope we'll see you when we're able to reschedule.

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June 2020

3 day zazenkai –Cancelled

June 13 @ 10:00 am - June 15 @ 3:00 pm

Unfortunately, we've had to cancel this event. We're still not free from restrictions that would prevent a gathering of this kind.  We'll schedule retreats again as soon as it's feasible.   =====================================================   Join us for a 3 day meditation retreat this June from Saturday, the 13th to Monday the 15th. There will be sitting and walking meditation, silent meals, group discussions and Dharma talks conducted by senior monks. It is an excellent opportunity for everyone to polish his or…

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Virtual Summer Sangha Seminar

June 19 @ 7:30 am - June 21 @ 2:00 pm
$150

Mt. Baldy Zen Center Virtual Summer Sangha Seminar June 19-21, 2020 Day 1: Opening Ceremony 7:45-8:15 AM PST (10:45-11:15 PM EST) (4:45-5:15 PM CET) Break 8:15-8:30AM PST (11:15-11:30 PM EST) (5:15-5:30 PM EST) Practice Session 1: Zazen and Kinhin 8:30-10:00 AM PST (11:30 AM-1:00 PM EST) (5:30-7:00 PM CET) Break 10:00-11:00 AM PST (1:00-2:00 PM EST) (7:00-8:00 CET) Study Session 1: Prof. Michel Mohr (About Tathāgata Zen – redux from Winter Sangha Seminar) 8:00-11:00 AM Honolulu Time = (11:00 AM-2:00…

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July 2020

Online Saturday Sit

July 18 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
$25

Join us for a morning of practice from 7:00 am - 11:00 am PDT. Event details can be found here:  Online Saturday Sits.

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August 2020

Online Saturday Sit

August 1 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
$25

Join us for a morning of practice from 7:00 am - 11:00 am PDT. Event details can be found here:  Online Saturday Sits.

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