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Event Series Event Series: NYZ: Introduction to Meditation

NYZ: Introduction to Zen Meditation

June 27 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Are you new to Zen Buddhism? New York Zendo Shobo-ji offers city dwellers the opportunity to experience traditional Zen practice in the midst of their daily lives; to find a true oasis of deep stillness in the heart of Manhattan.

Every Thursday evening, the Introduction to Zen Meditation class covers the basics of zazen (seated meditation): posture, breathing, and concentration. Beginners will also learn the form used at New York Zendo Shobo-ji: bowing, chanting, and kinhin (walking meditation). Doors open at 6:15 p.m., and instruction begins promptly at 6:45 p.m.

A quiet atmosphere with minimal distractions is essential to our practice. Please do not wear scented cosmetics, and set any electronic device to silent mode. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Refer to Zendo Etiquette for more details. ZSS Health Protocols apply.

A suggested donation of $10 is requested. Registration is not required. For questions, email office@newyorkzendo.org or call 212-861-3333.

You are also welcome to join our online Introduction to Zen Meditation every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.


June 27
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm


New York Zendo
223 E 67th St
New York, NY 10065
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(212) 861-3333

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