Berkeley Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 6:15 – 7:30am 7–9am (Interviews w/ Zen Master Bon Seong) 9:30 - 11:30am*
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

Morning practice sessions begin with 108 prostrations (15 minutes), then the Morning Bell Chant (20 minutes) and finally a 30-minute sitting period. Evening sessions consist of 4 chants and one sitting period, except Wednesdays which include and introduction to Zen meditation, sitting, two chants, Dharma talk, and Q&A. 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.

*Sunday morning practice has been temporarily cancelled. Sunday practice will resume on Sunday May 28th.


Santa Clara Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

10:00 - 11:30am*

*Kong-an interviews with Jason Quinn, JDPSN every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.


Monterey Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

7:00 - 8:45am*

*Weekly Saturday morning Zen practice is held from 7:00 am until 8:45 am at the One Point Center which is part of Aikido of Monterey. Every month there is an extended Zen meditation practice from 11:45 am until 1:00 pm. The schedule can be found on the Aikido of Monterey website Events page.


Boise, Idaho Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

7:00–8:30pm