Event Series NYZ: Introduction to Meditation

NYZ: Introduction to Zen Meditation

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

New to Zen Buddhism or interested in learning? New York Zendo Shobo-ji offers city dwellers the opportunity to experience traditional Zen practice in the midst of their daily lives, a true oasis of deep stillness in the heart of Manhattan. Every Thursday evening The Zen Studies Society offers an Introduction to Zazen. The evening covers […]

NYZ: Call Me By My True Names

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

Exploring Identities, Complexes and Compassion with Jifu Devyani Sadh. Please call me by my true names, so I can wake up and the door of my heart could be left open, the door of compassion. — Thich Nhat Hanh This transformative workshop is an introspective exploration of the profound impact of our various identities on our experiences and […]

Event Series NYZ: Mandala Day Service and Zazen

NYZ: Mandala Day Service and Zazen

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

We will hold our monthly Mandala Day service at 10 a.m., followed by kinhin (walking meditation), and zazen. We then work on cleaning (nittensoji) and caretaking projects for a half hour before sitting down together for informal lunch. Food offerings are welcome, but not required. Newcomers to the temple are requested to attend one Introduction […]

NYZ: Book Reading of “Make the Dark Night Shine,” by Alan Lessik

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

Author Alan Lessik will read from his new Zen novel, Make the Dark Night Shine at New York Zendo. Inspired by his Aunt Nina Uchida´s family story, it is a love letter from a father to the daughter he never met. In the novel, the father is a gay diplomat turned Zen priest. Lessik has […]

Event Series NYZ: Zazen and Tai Chi

NYZ: Zazen and Tai Chi

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

On Tuesday evenings, we offer zazen and tai chi from 7 pm until 9 pm:  40 minutes of zazen followed by a tai chi class on the second floor.  Doors open at 6:30 pm. Newcomers to the temple should attend one Introduction to Zen Meditation class, held on Thursday evenings, before joining the community for […]

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