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., October 11th
8am - 5:30pm
1-day meditation retreat
schedule | fees

In the most recent dharma talk, Peter likens dust mopping to practice. 13 September 2014.

In her most recent dharma talk, Jane discussed sewing rakusus. 16 August 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 - Sep 17
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
40-minute zazen + service
Thu - Sep 18
6:30 AM - 9:00 AM
40-minute zazen + service + breakfast
7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
40-minute zazen
Fri - Sep 19
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 - Sep 20
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 - Sep 21
There are no events scheduled for this day.