Calendar – Now On Zoom

Zazen is now offered 8:00am and 8:00pm daily via ZOOM, except for Sundays. Wednesday evenings our program meets at the regular time of 7:00pm. Please email Baika: myoshobaika@gmail.com for the link. Half Day Sittings now meet at 8:00am – 10:00am with two periods of zazen, walking meditation in between, service and dharma talk.

Mt Diablo Zen 2020 Calendar

  • January 1st — Zendo holiday 
  • January 4th –Full day
  • January 11th —  Lay Ordination
  • January 15th  — Zazenkai night 
  • February 1st — Half day 
  • February 19th — Zazenkai night 
  • March 7th — Half day 
  • March 18th  — Zazenkai night 
  • April 4th  — Saturday Program in lieu of Half Day 7:50am-10am
  • April 8th — Buddha’s Birthday ceremony
  • April 15th  — Zazenkai night 
  • May 2nd —  Half day 
  • May 20th — Zazenkai night
  • June 1-4—Sangha Week at Tassajara 
  • June 13th — Half day 
  • June 17 th — Zazenkai night 
  • July 11th — Half day 
  • July 15th — Zazenkai night 
  • August 1st — Half day 
  • August 19th — Zazenkai night 
  • September 12th — Half day
  • September 16th — Zazenkai night 
  • October 3rd — Full day 
  • October 21st — Zazenkai night 
  • October 28th — Sejiki ceremony 
  • November 7th — Half day 
  • November 18th — Zazenkai night 
  • November 25th — Zendo holiday 
  • December 5th — Half day 
  • December 9th — Buddha’s Enlightenment ceremony 
  • December 16th — Zazenkai night 
  • December 30th – New Year’s ceremony

 Zendo Holidays: June 3, November 25

6:00 pm                     Practice discussion in Room 9 (sign up ahead of time)

6:30 pm                     Zendo care (zazen instruction in Room 9)

7:00 pm                      Zazen

7:30 pm                      Reading / Discussion or Talk

8:30 pm                     End

Please note that the third Wednesday of each month has a different schedule. 

Dates are listed above with “Zazenkai night.”

6:45 pm                     Set up in silence

7:00 pm                     Zazen

7:25pm Kinhin (walking meditation)

7:30pm Zazen

7:55pm Kinhin

8:00pm Zazen

8:25 pm                     Depart in silence

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