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., Feb 20th
full-day meditation retreat
info to follow | schedule
Sat., Feb 20th
Full-Moon Bodhisattva ceremony
Sat., Mar 12th
Garage Sale

Sat., Mar 19th
Sun., Mar 20th
Annual Garage Sale
info to follow

In the most recent dharma talk, Peter discusses Dongshan's statement "The sage has no self." 16 January 2016.

In her most recent dharma talk, Jane concludes her discussion of meaning without words or thought. 9 January 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