Online Meditation Schedule

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Please note that all times are in Eastern Time.

Sunday Mornings (except during Zen Center of Syracuse Sesshin)

1st Sunday: 9 to 10:45 am, Choka (Morning Service Chanting), kinhin (walking meditation), and zazen (meditation), 10:45 to 11:30 am, Teisho (talk) or Dharma talk.

2nd, 4th, and 5th Sundays: 9 to 11:30 am, Choka, kinhin, zazen.

To chant with us at Morning Service, click here for the ZCS Sutra Book.

3rd Sunday: 9 to 11:30 am, Mandala Day Ceremony, kinhin, zazen. To chant with us, click here for the Lotus Sutra.

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Online Introduction to Zen Meditation
Wednesday 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Online introductory instruction in Zen meditation, followed by meditation and an informal discussion. No experience is necessary. Online classes will not be held April 10, April 24, or May 8, 2024.
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Meeting ID: 830 5980 9854
Password: intro2zen

Zazen from Hoen-ji (except during Zen Center of Syracuse Sesshin)

Monday through Saturday morning
6 – 6:40 am
7 – 7:40 am
Two 40-minute periods of zazen
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Meeting ID: 742 716 369
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Tuesday morning
8:30 – 9:30 am
Short Morning Service (Hannya Shingyo and Sho Sai Shu, pages 7 & 8 in the sutra book), followed by one period of zazen, ending with Metta Sutta chanting. Click here to download the Metta Sutta chant.

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Meeting ID: 622 175 686
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Thursday evening
6 pm – 8 pm
Three periods of zazen, except first Thursday only two periods
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Password: 444630