Who Are We?

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Empty Gate Zen Center provides Zen meditation instruction in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Santa Clara, within a kind and supportive environment. We offer a daily practice schedule and regular monthly retreats, as well as Dharma talks, and private interviews with our guiding teacher, Zen Master Bon Soeng (Jeff Kitzes). All of our programs are open to everyone, regardless of previous experience or background.


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3 Day Retreat July 18-20
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