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Compass of Zen: Overview of Buddhism

This is the first in a series of 8 classes based on The Compass of Zen by Zen Master Seung Sahn. In this class we take a broad overview of the Buddhisms that led to Zen: Theravada (called, as was common when this book was written, Hinayana), Mahayana, and Zen. In this class we will […]

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Fall native garden planting

Join us as we add to our native garden. Monday October 16, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. We'll supply the tools, and our garden guru Courtney Masterson will provide the wisdom and the plants.

The Compass of Zen: Theravada (Hinayana), part 1

This is the second in a series of 8 classes based on The Compass of Zen by Zen Master Seung Sahn. This class is the first of two classes on the early teachings of Theravada Buddhism (here called Hinayana). In this class we will be reading and discussing the chapters Insight into Impermanence, Insight into […]

Two-day hybrid retreat November 10 – 12

Two-day hybrid retreat Friday November 10 6:30 p.m. to Sunday November 12 12:30 p.m. With guest teacher Dyan Eagles JDPSN. $100, contact us if you need the fee reduced or waived. Registration available below.

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Buddha’s Enlightenment Day Ceremony

Join us Sunday December 3, 10:30 a.m. for our first Buddha's Enlightenment Ceremony in four years! After celebrating the Buddha's enlightenment we'll have a potluck. And if you can't bring anything to the potluck, come anyway — there's always enough to go around. The ceremony will be hybrid. The potluck, sadly, will not. Someday maybe […]

December one-day hybrid retreat

One-day hybrid retreat Saturday December 16 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With Zen Master Hae Kwang (Stan Lombardo), orientation for beginners at 8:30 a.m. $30, contact us if you need the fee reduced or waived. And if you're coming in person — remember to bring your lunch! Registration available in mid-November.

Kansas Zen Center Event Information

For those joining on Zoom, sign-in registration will be sent before the event.

Publicly available class readings will be announced in the class description. Other notes will be sent to participants before the class.

Retreat schedules and information will be sent to participants the day before the retreat.

To register for an event, fill out the appropriate application. If you have any questions, write to us at kansaszencenter@gmail.com. Please register at least two days before a retreat or class. More information about our retreats can be found here.

Retreats vary in price depending on the length of the retreat. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. If you need retreat fees waived or modified, email us at kansaszencenter@gmail.com before registration. If you cannot sit an entire retreat as scheduled, please email us well in advance to make arrangements. For more information, email us at kansaszencenter@gmail.com.