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Cambridge Zen Center is one of the largest Buddhist residential Zen Training centers in the country. CZC was founded in 1973 by early students of Zen Master Seung Sahn, the first Korean Zen master to teach in the West. We offer daily morning and even

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We practice a simple form of "nondual" meditation taught by a contemporary American teacher named Adyashanti. It entails relaxing into the present moment, letting everything be as it is, and noticing a natural presence and stillness. This is a group

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Stillness and silence are powerful restorative forces and can connect you to a deeper sense of self beyond your concepts and ideas. Meditation cultivates this energy, and group practice magnifies it. Our group started in January 2012. We practice Zen

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Open Sky Zen Meditation & Buddhist Studies Group is a nomadic Zen Center in New York City founded by Ven. Lawrence Dō'an Grecco, a Buddhist monk and certified Zen teacher. Our purpose is to help people better understand their true nature so that san

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Welcome to the Beginner's Mind Zen Center Meetup! BMZC is an established community of Zen practitioners. We have an active and engaged community of members, and a daily program of events and activities. VISIT OUR WEB SITE for complete information, ti

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The American public is becoming increasingly interested in the ancient spiritual tradition of Chan Buddhism, known as “Zen” in Japanese, which flourished in China around 700 A.D. Since then it has provided the spiritual nourishment for countless peop

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Dogen Sangha Los Angeles is a Soto Zen Buddhist group that meets every Saturday morning at the Veterans Memorial Complex in Culver City, CA and Monday evenings at Silver Lake Yoga in Silverlake, CA. Our group is led and was founded by Brad Warner, a

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The Clear Water Zen Center is an authentic Zen Buddhist practice center. The training is disciplined and can be rigorous. Although we socialize before and after our sittings, our focus is on meditation and carrying our practice into daily life. Altho

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Infinite Smile Sangha is a non-profit organization (501[c]3) that endeavors to integrate a relevant spirituality with 21st century living. Our mission is to expose ourselves, and others, to spiritual teachings that integrate stillness, wisdom, and co

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Adults that participate are at least 18 years old. We are locally committed  group that is resolved to create and provide a compassionate and learning environment for individuals who are seeking to find a fresh approach to their life situation. We pr

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February 26, 2015

We meet every Sunday evening in the library of two of our member's home. We do silent sitting zazen for 20 minutes, then do 10 minutes of silent walking zazen, followed by another 20 minutes of silent, sitting zazen. At the conclusion we gassho (bow)

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Zen meditators
February 17, 2015

I couldn't find a Buddhist group around here, so I figured: "Why not make one?" This group is for anyone interested in learning about Buddhism and meditation. We can meet in people's homes and meditate for 30 minutes, followed by an hour of studying

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Buddhists
February 11, 2015

If you are looking for a reliable and stable community to explore Zen meditation and Buddhist practice, Zenwest is the place for you! Our organization was founded in 1980, and we offer a full spectrum of Zen practice and training opportunities, from

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Zen Practitioners
February 9, 2015

An hour of silence in the midst of the city, to renew, energize and get back to focus and daily life. This meetup integrates with our work-day routine, providing a short break that brings us back to the current moment. Leave your thoughts about the p

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Meditators
February 7, 2015

A new Zen practice group is forming in the Ventura area. If you are new to meditation, wondering how it can add to your life, a long-time student of Zen hoping to deepen your practice, or somewhere in-between having found yourself on and off the cush

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Practitioners
February 1, 2015

It's not easy .. And often not affordable...to make the changes in life that lead to growth and fulfilment. This group is for those who want to explore their inner worlds, and see where it's possible to make some helpful adjustments. I have been prac

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Meditators
January 30, 2015

The practice of Zazen, or sitting Zen meditation, is the core of the Soto lineage of Zen Buddhism. And that is exactly what we will do: we will concentrate in the breathing and in the posture, and we will watch our thoughts move away like clouds in t

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zazen practitioners
January 24, 2015

A support group for mindfulness and awareness meditation traditional to most Buddhist schools. We sit, read and discuss to gain understanding and confidence in our practice, and do more sitting. The readings are primarily from traditional and establi

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January 21, 2015

Morning Star Sangha is a Zen group primarily for young adults and teens, but we welcome all practitioners. Morning Star is a community of Zen practitioners in the lineage of Boundless Way Zen, a school which combines Japanese Soto and Korean Rinzai

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Bodhisattvas
January 19, 2015

This is a small Rinzai Zen Meditation group that meets every Monday evening in the centre of Edinburgh.  Melanie 'Hoetsu' Shinton is the founder and organiser of the group, and leads a short lesson in Zen, or a dharma talk.  We also chant some of the

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