Calendar

The Des Moines Zen Center has a number of events throughout the month.  For information about our monthly potluck, Dharma talk and study group, please see below.  For all scheduled times, we ask that you arrive 15 minutes early.  Meditation periods are typically 40 minutes long.

September 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Monthly Potluck
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  • DMARC Meals from the Market - DMZC
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zen Discussion Group
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
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  • Intro to Zen Class
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
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  • Weekend Sesshin at Ryumonji Zen Monastery
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zen Discussion Group
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  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk

Monthly Introduction to Zen Class
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For first time visitors and students, please come to our introduction class. They are held on the third Tuesday of each month: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For questions, contact info@dmzencenter.org.

 

Morning Meditation and Dharma Talk

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Second Sunday of the month: sit at 8:00 a.m., followed by Dharma talk.

All other Sundays: sit at 7:10 a.m. and again at 8:00 a.m.

Daily, Tuesday – Friday, 7:00 am zazen, followed by short service.

 


Evening Meditation, Potluck and Study Group

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First Wednesday of the month: sit at 6:00 p.m., followed by our potluck. Please bring a dish to share.

Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month: sit at 6:00 p.m., followed by our study group.  All other Wednesdays: sit at 6:00 p.m.


Monthly Sesshins at Ryumonji

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View Ryumonji Zen Monastery Schedule