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PRACTICE SCHEDULE

NEWCOMER orientation and instruction
Wednesday evenings 7:30pm


View the Retreat Schedule for dates and details of longer retreats.


WEEKEND MORNINGS


SATURDAY
: by Appointment / Announcement


SUNDAY: 9:00 am-12:00 Noon:


9:00-10:30am - 
SITTING MEDITATION (zazen)
                                       (3) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin

                                       PRIVATE INTERVIEW (dokusan - brief practice discussion with Roshi)

10:30-10:45am - SOTO SUTRA SERVICE
                                       Reciting Repentances, Refuges and Heart Sutra
                                       Announcements of coming events, tea preparation

11:00-12:00 noon - DHARMA DIALOG
                                        Teaching by Roshi assisted by senior Disciple or Priest, or Guest Teacher

12:00-12:30 pm - WORK (shoji) and cleaning (samu) taking care of the practice place



WEEKDAY MORNINGS

MONDAY THRU FRIDAY
6:30 - 7:30 am - (3) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin

7:30 - 7:45 am - SOTO SUTRA SERVICE
                                  Chanting of Repentances, Refuges and feature chant from Home Practice manual



WEEKDAY EVENINGS

MONDAY
7:30-9:30 pm  (2) 25-min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin) followed by Dharma Study, Closing Service

TUESDAY
7:30-9:00 pm  25-min session Zazen followed by Dharma Discussion with Sensei exploring selected fascicles from Dogen's Shobogenzo and Matsuoka Roshi's published talks.  This is a Skype conferance based here at ASZC which includes members from our affiliate centers throughout the US and Canada.

WEDNESDAY
7:30 - 9:00 pm

Newcomer Orientation and Instruction 

(1-2) 15-20 min sessions with 5-min walking (kinhin)
                             


THURSDAY & FRIDAY
By Appointment / Announcement only: Weekend and Week-Long Retreats