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Schedule

Please call ahead for first-time visits and attendance at Sesshin, Zazenkai, and Thursday lunch/work. 
See our calendar for what is happening this week at Shao Shan Temple.


Weekly Schedule


Tuesday       7:00 – 8:30 pm      Study Group and Meditation


Thursday      

    2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month - morning program

              9:30 - 10:30am      Meditation, Service 

              10:30 - 12:00pm     Work Practice

              12:00 – 1:15pm      Lunch, food offering walk

    1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays of the month - afternoon program

              3:30 – 4:45 pm      Meditation, Service, Discussion    


Friday        7:00 - 8:00 pm      Meditation & Walking Meditation


Saturday      6:10 – 7:30 am      Meditation , Service, Breakfast

              8:00 – 8:50 am      Study Group

              9:00 – 9:40 am      Meditation



Sitting meditation (Zazen) 
Sitting meditation periods are generally 40 minutes 

Study Group (Zazen and discussion)
The Study Group program includes Zazen and group discussion on a particular text or topic. 


Monthly Schedule, 2017

 

September  10,    Sun.      Anniversary Celebration

September  17,    Sun.      Zazenkai

September  22,    Fri.      Peace Day / Fall Equinox

 

October    7,     Sat.      First Saturday Work Practice

October    13,    Fri.      Memorial Ceremony

October    14,    Sat.      Family Program

October    20-22, Fri-Sun.  Sesshin (Retreat)                  

October    22,    Sun.      Zazenkai

 

November   4,     Sat.      First Saturday Work Practice

November   5,     Sun.      Young Adult Program

November   11,    Sat.      Family Program

 

December   1–8,   Fri-Fri.  Rohatsu Sesshin

December   9,     Sat.      Family Program

December   20,    Wed.      Winter Solstice Ceremony

December   21–30, Thurs-Sat. No Programs at Shao Shan Temple

December   31,    Sun.       New Year’s Eve Ceremony



Zazenkai (One day retreat)
  9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  Opening & closing services, morning & afternoon zazen, lunch, Dharma talk, tea & discussion


  10:00 am – 11:30 am
  Meditation & discussion time for parents; mindfulness, nature activities & snack for children

First Saturday Work Practice 

9:45 am – 11:20am 

Work practice, tea & discussion time.