Weekly Practice Schedule

Morning practice sessions begin with 108 prostrations, then the Morning Bell Chant and ending with a 30-minute sitting period. Evenings consist of 4 chants and one sitting period. Wednesday evenings include a Dharma talk and introduction to Zen meditation. Monday mid-day practice has one sitting period, 2 chants, and an informal discussion. Most Saturday mornings include private kong-an (koan) interviews with Zen Master Bon Soeng, or a guest teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen. All practice sessions are free and open to all, regardless of experience level or personal faith.

Berkeley Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:15 – 7:30am 11:00am – 12p 6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 7–9am (Interviews w/ Zen Master Bon Seong) 7:00 - 8:15am
7:00–8:10pm 7:00–8:10pm 7:00–9:00pm Beginners Night: instruction and Q&A 7:00–8:10pm No Evening Practice No Evening Practice No Evening Practice

Santa Clara Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

10:00 - 11:30am*
7:00–8:00pm 7:00–8:00pm