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2-day retreat

Saturday September 17 6 a.m. to Sunday September 18 noon. With Zen Master Bon Hae. $90 (contact us if you need the fee waived). Registration opens in late August.

Compass of Zen class: Zen part 2

With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). On Zoom. $15 requested, contact us if you need the fee waived. The class is based on Zen Master Seung Sahn’s Compass of Zen. We will be reading and discussing the chapters Kong-an and All Cases, Sitting in Zen Meditation, The Great Enlightenment, Methods of Meditation, The Three […]

$15.00

July one-day hybrid retreat

Saturday, July 16, 6 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. (yes, this is a long day). With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). $60 requested; contact us if you need the fee waived. Join us in the dharma room (meals provided) or over Zoom. Registration opens soon.

$60.00

Workday!

More accurately: work morning. Saturday July 23 after practice (around 9 a.m.). Light breakfast available at 8:30 a.m. to folks coming to practice. We'll mulch and weed the yard, and clean the dharma room. We've got tools, we just need folks to wield 'em.

Global chanting for peace

Join us Sunday July 24 as we lead chanting worldwide from our dharma room from 8:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. Even better, join us anytime between 7 a.m. (when the event starts) and 8:30 as we join others (muted) via Zoom. A light breakfast will be available between the end of this chanting and the […]

Compass of Zen class: Zen part 3

The last class in our Compass of Zen series. With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). On Zoom. $15 requested, contact us if you need the fee waived. The class is based on Zen Master Seung Sahn’s Compass of Zen. We will be reading and discussing the chapters What is Buddha Nature?; Three Prajna Things; […]

$15.00

Mantra walk is postponed!

It will be held at a later date TBD this fall. Watch this space for more information. And yes it will be friends & family friendly.

September 2-day hybrid retreat

Friday September 16 6 :30 p.m. to Sunday September 18 12:30 p.m.. With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). $100 requested, contact us if you are sitting only part of the retreat or otherwise need the fee waived or modified — no one is turned away for lack of funds. While we will not be […]

$100.00

Native Garden Planting

We are beyond excited about the native garden we'll be putting in at our south lot under the guidance of Courtney Masterson and her team at Native Lands LLC. Courtney will be leading us in planting and learning about what we're planting on Friday September 30, starting at 4 p.m. More information is at https://www.facebook.com/events/409858501254978. […]

Class on the Heart Sutra

Saturday October 1 10 a.m. with Zen Master Hae Kwang (Stan Lombardo). Zoom only. $15 requested, contact us if you need the fee waived. The Heart Sutra is arguably the fundamental text of Mahayana and Zen. You can find our version here; note that we've since edited the word perverted to deluded. If you are […]

$15.00

Introduction to Zen Practice

An informal, friendly way to learn about Zen practice — what it is and how it's done. Taught by senior dharma teachers at Kansas Zen Center. In-person only. $10 donation, contact us if you need the fee waived.

$10.00

One-day hybrid retreat

Saturday November 12 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Zen Master Hae Kwang. $30 requested, contact us if you need the fee waived. If you attend in person be sure to bring your lunch!

$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.