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Welcome to the Mt. Diablo Zen Group

Mt. Diablo Zen Group is led by Leslie Bartholic, our Abiding Teacher; and John Busch, Head Priest and Zen Teacher. This group meets Wednesday evenings for Zazen (meditation), study and discussion. Once a month, silent retreats are offered on Saturday mornings (see calendar).  Practice discussion with one of our teachers is available and strongly encouraged for ongoing students.

Zazen is meditation following the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition from Japan. In Zazen, we bring awareness to breath and posture and what’s going on in the mind. We carry this peaceful practice into the world and to each of our daily activities.

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Join Leslie and John for meditation instruction Wednesday evenings, 6:30 pm, followed by Zazen, reading (currently: Not Always So by Shunryu Suzuki) and discussion.  

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The monthly retreats, are silent with alternating periods of Zazen and kinhin (walking meditation), service, rest period, and Dharma talk.  

All members are encouraged to establish a daily meditation practice, with consideration for their daily life schedule. 

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