Beginner's Mind Zen Center
   northridge, california

You are welcome at Beginner's Mind Zen Center, a neighborhood zendo in Northridge, California.

It does not matter whether you are only interested in learning Zen meditation or have practiced it for years. Beginner's Mind offers instruction in zazen, discussion, and daily practice with Jane and Peter Schneider, experienced teachers in the Shunryu Suzuki-roshi lineage of Soto Zen Buddhism.

upcoming events
Thurs., November 27th
3pm - 8pm
Potluck Dinner
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Sat., December 6th
Sun., December 7th
Rohatsu Sesshin
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In the most recent dharma talk, Jane talks about sangha. 11 October 2014.

In his most recent dharma talk, Peter talks about habits. 27 September 2014.

Beginner's Mind Zen Center is affiliated with the San Francisco Zen Center, the Soto Zen Buddhist Association, and the American Zen Teachers Association.

Suzuki Roshi gardening

2014 schedule click here

Mon - Nov 24
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Tue - Nov 25
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen
Wed - Nov 26
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Thu - Nov 27
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner
Fri - Nov 28
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
30-minute zazen
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Join us to discuss the current book.