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 21st
Ryaku Fusatsu
Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony
(following zazen at 10:30am)
Sat., May 28th
Sun., May 29th
meditation retreat
schedule | registration to follow

In the most recent dharma talk, Jane continues an earlier discussion of a little frog in a big pond. 30 April 2016.

In his most recent dharma talk, Peter explored "Far beyond every inverted view" from the Heart Sutra. 16 April 2016.

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

2016 schedule click here