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.

FINAL DAYS! contribute today to our
zendo expansion+doors project by 8/31
and your donation will be doubled!
upcoming events

Sun., August 31st
2pm - 7pm

Annual Pool
Party/Potluck

rsvp: non-meetup | meetup

Sat., September 6th
6:30am - 8:30pm
Sun., September 7th
6:30am - 5:30pm

Sewing/Work
Sesshin
meditation retreat
rsvp: non-meetup | meetup

schedule | fees

In the most recent dharma talk, Peter spoke about "living with vow." 16 August 2014.

In her most recent dharma talk, Jane explores "The Bodhisattva Path" 9 August 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

Sat - Aug 30
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 - Aug 31
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Annual Pool Party
Mon - Sep 1

Labor Day
(regular schedule suspended)
Tue - Sep 2
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen
Wed - Sep 3
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service