All are welcome to practice at the Zen Center of Syracuse Hoen-ji. Newcomers are provided with instruction on Thursday evenings; they should arrive by 5:30 p.m. The suggested donation for non-members is $5 each visit. The orientation given is enough to initiate the zazen (sitting meditation) experience. In addition, the introductory course, Deep Presence, taught twice a year by Shinge Roshi, is most helpful. Read more »
This course in the cultivation of mindfulness is offered regularly at the Zen Center (about four times a year). Six evening classes include meditation instruction and practice, group discussion, and light refreshments.
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Anxiety about the economy, world events, job-related stress, and family issues can take a toll on our physical and mental health. We may not be able to control our outer circumstances, but we can develop inner peace and resilience. Read more »