Santa Barbara Zen Group


Weekly Zazen

  • Every Sunday
  • 9 to 10:30 am ¬† Zazen with two 30-minute periods of zazen¬†(sitting meditation) and an interlude of walking meditation
  • Chanting of the Heart Sutra and Loving Kindness Sutra
  • Short reading or dharma talk
  • First Sunday of each month: you are invited to remain for tea and conversation

Quarterly One-Day Retreats

  • Sundays, 8:00 am to 4 pm
  • 30-minute periods of zazen alternate with walking meditation
  • Dharma talk by visiting teacher
  • Short service
  • Tea and discussion
  • Bring your own lunch
  • Donations accepted as offerings for dharma teachings

All Are Welcome

Beginners are invited to phone in advance to arrange for zazen instruction:

(805) 569-0713

Zafus and zabutons (cushions) and chairs provided