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.

November 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Women's Retreat Weekend at Ryumonji Zen Monastery
2
  • Work Day
3
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
  • Red Barrell Food Pantry Donation Day
4
5
6
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Monthly Potluck
7
8
9
10
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
11
12
13
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zen Discussion Group
14
15
  • Weekend Sesshin at Ryumonji Zen Monastery
16
17
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
18
19
  • Intro to Zen Class
20
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
21
22
23
24
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Dharma Talk
25
26
27
  • Zazen (sitting meditation)
  • Zen Discussion Group
28
  • Thanksgiving Day Zazen & Service
29
30

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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Each Sunday sit at 7:10 a.m. and again at 8:00 a.m. with a short service after meditation.

 

 


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