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Twice each month, long-time practitioners offer meditation instruction for free. Our next orientation dates are:
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
6:45 – 8:15 pm
Sunday, July 16, 2017
8:45 – 10:15 am
Orientation includes meditation instruction and brief introduction to zendo forms such as bowing and chanting. Following orientation, newcomers will join in with public zazen and service, which ends at 8:15pm on Wednesdays and 10:15am on Sundays.
July orientations will be Wednesday, July 5, and Sunday, July 16.
Learn more here >
Sunday, July 3
6 am – noon
Zazenkai is a half-day practice intensive. We sit, walk, bow, chant, work, and eat. Mostly silent. Shed your fretting and texting an just do being. Learn more here >>
Wednesday, July 12
7 – 8:30 pm
Our guiding teacher from Chapel Hill Zen Center will offer a Dharma Talk, following one period of zazen and walking meditation.
Saturday, July 15
7:30 – 9 am
Forest Hill Park
Join us for meditation practice on the banks of Reedy Creek under boughs of oak, poplar, and maple. We meet in the parking lot at New Kent and 42nd St. A 10-minute silent hike takes us to our meditation site. A 30-minute meditation is followed by tea and conversation. Learn more here >>