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
Wed., December 31st
7:30pm - 1am
New Year's Party
ringing 108 Bells at midnight!
Wed., January 7th
thru Sun., January 11th
New Year Sesshin
schedule | fees

In the most recent dharma talk, Peter talks about being open. 1 November 2014.

In her most recent dharma talk, Jane talks about sangha. 11 October 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

Fri - Dec 19
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
30-minute zazen
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Join us to discuss the current book.
Sat - Dec 20
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Zazen lessons by appt. Call (818) 349-7708, email us, or RSVP in our Meetup group.
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
30-minute zazen
10-minute kinhin (walking meditation)
30-minute zazen+talk
Service
Samu (work period)
Tea
Sun - Dec 21
There are no events scheduled for this day.
Mon - Dec 22
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Tue - Dec 23
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen