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Annual Practice Period

February 3

Hybrid Hybrid Event

"Embracing Zazen"

Please join Everyday Zen for our Annual Practice Period

Saturday, February 3 – Saturday, April 8
In-Person and Online

Everyday Zen’s 19th Annual Practice Period begins with the All-Day Sit and and Shuso Entering Ceremony on Saturday, February 3, and continues through Saturday, April 13, closing with the Shuso Hossenshiki (Dharma Inquiry) and Closing Ceremony.

This will be a hybrid practice period. All events will be offered online through Zoom. Many also include the opportunity to meet in person.

The theme for this Practice Period is “Embracing Zazen” and the study text will be Shunryu Suzuki Roshi’s Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice. Our Shuso will be Anlor Davin (Mei Kan Gen Shin, Luminous River Manifesting Faith).

Applications are now closed.

For detailed information and the schedule, please see  Practice Period 2024: ‘Embracing Zazen’. There you can find an overview of the practice period and a link to the schedule of events, including daily, weekly, and monthly sittings, ceremonies and classes, and special events.

Once Practice Period is underway, participants will receive a weekly Message from the Shuso with information on Practice Period partners, practice discussion leaders, and Shuso Teas.

Practice Period 2024 (overview)

To receive information on upcoming events, please subscribe to the Everyday Zen News & Events mailing list. Watch for monthly emails near the start of each month listing upcoming events and linking to event pages here on the website.


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Jane Flint & Neal Shorstein, Registrars