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.

January 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Zazen and Morning Service
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3
4
5
6
  • Zen Center work day at new location - 6901 SW 14th Street, Des Moines
7
  • Work Day at new location at 6901 SW 14th Street, Des Moines
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9
10
11
12
13
  • Zen Center Work Day
14
  • Work Day at new location at 6901 SW 14th Street, Des Moines
15
16
  • Intro to Zen class at new location 6901 SW 14th Street, Des Moines
17
  • Zazen
18
19
  • Weekend Sesshin at Ryumonji Zen Monastery
20
21
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
22
23
24
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
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26
27
28
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
29
30
31
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)

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