Weekly Schedule

Weekday Mornings (Monday - Friday)

  • 6:00am – Zazen (seated meditation)
  • 6:35am – Kinhin (walking meditation)
  • 6:45am – Zazen
  • 7:20am – Service
  • 7:35am – Soji (temple cleaning)
  • 7:50am – Morning program ends

Weekday Beginner’s Program (Mondays only)

  • 11:15am – Beginner’s Class (in zendo)

Weekday Midday (Monday - Friday)

(It's OK to enter the zendo whenever you can get here.)

  • 12:00pm – Zazen
  • 12:30pm – Short Break
  • 12:35pm – Zazen
  • 1:00pm – Midday program ends

Weekday Evenings (Monday - Thursday)

(Many come to zazen after work; it's OK to enter the zendo whenever you can get here.)

  • 5:40pm – Zazen
  • 6:15pm – Service
  • 6:25pm – Evening program ends

(Note: You may depart before service begins.)


Saturday Beginner's Instruction

  • 8:00am - 9:00am – Beginners' Program (held in the zendo)

Saturday Morning Program

  • 8:00am – Informal Early Morning Zazen (upstairs)
  • 9:15am – Zazen
  • 9:50am – Service & Soji (temple cleaning)
  • 10:30am – Dharma Talk
  • 11:15am – Announcements, tea and snacks

Sunday Informal Early Morning Zazen (in zendo)

  • 8:00am – Zazen
  • 8:35am – Kinhin
  • 8:45am – Zazen
  • 9:20am – End of program

AZC also offers numerous other practice opportunities and classes.

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JustThis

New Beginnings

Elizabeth Law

We are refining our online magazine, JustThis, to be an active, alive blog rather than a magazine which comes out in issues. That means we will post pieces as they come in and will encourage conversation and interaction between the readers and the writers.

As part of our changes we will use the Tuesday night Zen Writing group as the source of many of the postings. As well, we welcome other submissions for consideration.

Visit the JustThis writers and artists in their endeavors.

justthis.austinzencenter.org