Sittings at Syracuse University

The Zen Center of Syracuse and the Syracuse University Buddhist Meditation Association together offer meditation at Syracuse University. All sittings are held at Hendricks Chapel in the small chapel in the basement unless otherwise noted.  Each includes instruction and discussion, with half an hour of meditation. Read more »

Three times weekly

Science and the Dalai Lama Lecture

Physicist Arthur Zajonc, president of the Mind and Life Institute Read more »

Tue, Mar 26, 2013 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm

Quantum Physicist, Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

Amit Goswami, Ph.D., is a quantum physicist and professor emeritus from the University of Oregon’s Institute of Theoretical Science, where he taught for 30 years. Dr. Goswami is the author of the textbook Quantum Mechanics, which is used in many colleges and universities world-wide. He is also the author of several popular books including The Self-Aware Universe and How Quantum Activism Can Save Civilization (2011). Dr. Read more »

Mon, Oct 29, 2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, Oct 30, 2012 - 1:00am

Love and Freedom: a Talk by Achok Rinpoche

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We, along with the Syracuse University Student Buddhist Association and Student Association, are pleased to announce that Achok Rinpoche, an important young teacher in the Gelugpa tradition, will be speaking at Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University, on Feb. 25.  There is no game that night, and you may park for free in the lots right next to Hendricks Chapel.  Read more »

Fri, Feb 25, 2011 - 11:30pm - Sat, Feb 26, 2011 - 12:30am


In 1972 a small group of graduate students at Syracuse University began meditating together once a week. Interest in zazen increased when the Venerable Eido Tai Shimano Roshi, then abbot of the Zen Studies Society's International Dai Bosatsu Zendo in the Catskill Mountains and New York Zendo Shobo-ji in New York City, was invited to lecture at the university by religion department professor Richard Pilgrim. Read more »

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