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) 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 also include a Dharma talk, open Q&A, 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.


Santa Clara Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

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

*Kong-an interviews with Jason Quinn, JDPSN every Monday evening and the first Sunday of the every month.


Boise, Idaho Schedule

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

7:00–8:30pm