Weekly Practice Schedule 

Our Practice is now a mix of hybrid and online. 

For In-person practice arrive 15 minutes early at Bellingham Shambhala Center, 2825 Meridian St #201, Bellingham, WA 98225 (across from the Meridian Haggen). Park in the Haggen parking lot. Ring the door bell to the left of the door. You must be fully vaccinated and masked. On your first visit please be ready to show proof of vaccination.

For Zoom practice, please connect with this link: https://zoom.us/j/5601791305  
                                         (contact us for the password, info@redcedarzen.org)

Weekday Morning - completely on Zoom

Monday - Thursday 7am - 7:30am a simple morning sit: zazen, and brief dedication of merit. Verses used are available here. 

Wendesday Evening - Hybrid (Live in person and on Zoom)

Wednesdays 7pm - 8:45pm  Zazen, kinhin, service, and a Dharma Talk (usually with Guiding Teacher Nomon Tim Burnett). You may wish to print the Downloadable printable Chant Book so you can participate fully in service.

Saturday Morning - on Zoom, moving to Hybrid in December

Saturdays  7am - 8:30am Zazen, kinhin, zazen, and the full morning service. Followed by "coffee time" - be ready with some coffee or tea to make and hang out afterwards. You may wish to print the Downloadable printable Chant Book so you can participate fully in service.

Sunday Morning “Zen Alive!” - completely on Zoom

Sundays 10am - Noon (Weekly starting in January 2021) Our "Zen Alive!" program with zazen, kinhin, Dharma Talk, and service. Our Sunday program has frequent guest speakers. You may wish to print the Downloadable printable Chant Book so you can participate fully in service.

Note that Dokusan (private check in) meetings with Guiding Teacher Nomon Tim Burnett are available during all zazen period when Nomon is present. For all online practices use the Zoom chat feature to request dokusan. For in-person practice follow the instructions of the jisha (teacher’s assistant) to request dokusan.

RESOURCES

  • See the Getting Started page if you are new to Zen practice.
  • Info on using Zoom and connecting to our Virtual Zendo: Zoom - Online Zendo
  • Downloadable Printable Chant Book (click the link to download our chant book as a PDF document reformatted for home printers)
  • Doan directions are updated and available on the Chanting page
  • Memorial and well being lists: add any names for our morning health and well-being and memorial ceremonies which conclude each of our 5 morning services each week.
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