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
Sat., April 11th
Hana Matsuri
Buddha's Birthday
(info to follow)
Sat., April 18th
full-day retreat
info | schedule | fees

In the most recent dharma talk, Jane talks about Self, the extra piece. 7 March 2015.

In his most recent dharma talk, Peter discusses Case 7 from The Book of Serenity, entitled "Yaoshan Ascends the Seat." 28 February 2015.

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

2015 schedule click here

Wed - Apr 1
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Thu - Apr 2
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen
Fri - Apr 3
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 - Apr 4
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
Samu (work period)
Sun - Apr 5
There are no events scheduled for this day.