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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 […]

$15.00

Public talk

With Dyan Eagles JDPSN. Friday 6:30 p.m. Hybrid. Free. If you're coming on Zoom, use the Join our Practice on Zoom link on our weekly schedule page.

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.

$100

Worldwide kido for peace!

Join us and the international Kwan Um School of Zen for a worldwide kido (chanting) for peace Sunday November 19. Come to our dharma room as we help lead worldwide chanting (we're scheduled for 8 a.m.) and stay for an improvised breakfast and for 10 a.m. practice. Or join over Zoom — Zoom registration available […]

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 people new to our retreats at 8:30 a.m. $30, contact us if you need the fee reduced or waived. If you're coming in person — remember to bring your lunch! Registration available November 12. And […]

$30.00

500 bows for the New Year!

Start off your New Year right with 500 prostrations at Kansas Zen Center. January 1, 2024. 10 a.m. In-person only. If you can't join us, we encourage you to bow on your own. We do three rounds of 108 prostrations each, take a short break, and then do two more rounds, so it's actually 540 […]

January two-day hybrid retreat

Two-day hybrid retreat Friday January 12 6:30 p.m. to Sunday January 14 12:30 p.m. With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). $100, contact us if you need the fee reduced or waived. Our retreat are fairly intensive, designed for people with some meditation experience. If you are interested but not sure you are ready for […]

$100

Annual meeting

January 20 5 p.m. for the hybrid meeting, followed by an in-person potluck. If you're joining the meeting via Zoom, use the regular practice Zoom link. This is the meeting that keeps us legal. Everyone welcome, only members can vote. In case of bad weather, postponed until January 27.

Compass of Zen: Theravada (Hinayana) part 2

Saturday January 27 10:30 a.m. This is the third in a series of 8 classes based on The Compass of Zen by Zen Master Seung Sahn. This class is the second of two classes on the early teachings of Theravada Buddhism (here called Hinayana). In this class we will be reading and discussing the chapters […]

$15

February one-day hybrid retreat

One-day hybrid intensive meditation retreat Saturday February 17 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With Zen Master Hae Kwang (Stan Lombardo). $30, contact us if you need the fee reduced or waived. If you are sitting in-person, be sure to bring your lunch. Registration below. Our retreat are fairly intensive, designed for people with some meditation […]

$30.00

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.