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 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 24th
6:30am - 8:30pm
Sun., May 25th
6:30am - 5:30pm

2-Day Sesshin
meditation retreat
schedule | fees
non-meetup: rsvp
meetup: rsvp saturday | rsvp sunday

In the most recent dharma talk, Peter shared some thoughts on Buddha's Birthday 12 Apr 2014.

In her most recent dharma talk, Jane continues a series on "body, speech and mind" by focusing on how we often take our body for granted and run on "automatic pilot." 29 Mar 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

Wed - Apr 23
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Thu - Apr 24
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
40-minute zazen + service + breakfast
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen
Fri - Apr 25
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 26
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 27
There are no events scheduled for this day.