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., May 30th
6:30am-8:30pm
Sun., May 31st
6:30am-5pm
2-Day Sesshin
meditation retreat
info | schedule | fees
register
   

In the most recent dharma talk, Jane explores the wisdom of body, speech and mind. 16 May 2015.

In his most recent dharma talk, Peter discusses Dogen's statement "to study the self is to lose the self," and how forgiving the self might play in that. 9 May 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 - May 27
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Thu - May 28
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen
Fri - May 29
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Sat - May 30
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Sesshin (2-day meditation retreat)
info - schedule - fees - register
Sun - May 31
6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sesshin (2-day meditation retreat)
info - schedule - fees - register