Schedule - Calendar


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Weekly Schedule

The current weekly schedule is a mix of online and in-person programming. This can change on short notice due to covid precautions or other factors. If you do not receive the thrice-weekly emails, be sure to call/email to confirm before coming to in-person programs.

Tuesday morning 7am - online meditation followed by brief service

Wednesday morning 7am - online meditation followed by full service

Thursday morning 7am - online meditation followed by brief service

Friday morning 7am - online meditation followed by brief service

Friday evening 7pm - sitting and walking meditation

Saturday morning 7:10am - meditation, liturgy, dharma talk


Tuesday evening 7pm - online meditation followed by study group discussion



Monthly Schedule

Schedule may have changed. If you do not receive the thrice-weekly emails, be sure to call/email to confirm before coming to in-person programs.

January 2-6, Mon-Fri Bowing Week

January 8, Sun. Family Program

January 14,15, Sat., Sun Essential Buddhist Teachings Seminar

January 22, Sun. Precept Ceremony

January 26, Thurs. Introduction to Shao Shan (Online)

February 4, Sat. Annual Meeting

February 12, Sun. Family Program

February 19, Sun. Zazenkai (Online)

February 25, Sat. Introduction to Shao Shan (Online)

March 1-19, Wed. -Tues. Winter Practice Period

March 4, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

March 12, Sun. Family Program

March 17-19, Fri. -Sun. Sesshin (Retreat)

March 19, Sun. Zazenkai

April 1, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

April 9, Sun. Family Program

April 16, Sun. Zazenkai

April 29, Sat. Introduction to Shao Shan (In-person)

May 6, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

May 7, Sun. Buddha’s Birthday Celebration

May 21, Sun. Zazenkai

June 3, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

June 11, Sun. Family Program

June 16, Fri. Introduction to Shao Shan (In-person)

June 18, Sun. Zazenkai

July 1, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

July 2, Sun. Jukai-Formal Student Ceremony

July 3-11, Mon-Tues. Maintenance Week – weekly schedule may be different/cancelled

July 15, Sat. Family Program

July 16, Sun. Zazenkai

August 3-5, Thurs-Sat. Summer Practice Days (“Zen Summer Camp”)

August 19, Sat. Open House

August 27, Sun. Nature Spirits Pilgrimage

September 2, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

September 10, Sun. Anniversary Celebration/Ceremony

September 17, Sun. Zazenkai

October 7, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

October 8, Sun. Family Program

October 11, Wed. Annual Remembrance Ceremony

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

October 22, Sun. Zazenkai

October 27, Fri. Introduction to Shao Shan (In-person)

November 4, Sat. First Saturday Work Practice

November 12, Sun. Family Program

November 19, Sun. Zazenkai

December 1–8, Fri.-Fri. Rohatsu Sesshin

December 10, Sun. Family Program

December 21, Thurs. Winter Solstice Ceremony

December 22-30, Fri.-Sat. No Programs at Shao Shan Temple

December 31, Sun. New Year’s Eve Ceremony

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