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Class on the morning bell chant

with Zen Master Hae Kwang (Stan Lombardo). Saturday March 26, 10 a.m. Please read the material at https://kansaszencenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Morning-Bell-Chant.pdf before the class. $15 requested, contact us if you need the fee waived. On Zoom.

$15.00

April hybrid one-day retreat (long form)

Saturday April 16, 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). $60 requested, contact us if you need the fee waived or modified. We provide meals for in-person participants. Registration now available.

$60.00

Precepts Ceremony

Join us April 17 for our first precepts ceremony in three years. In-person seating is limited. If you are not taking precepts or a guest of  someone who is, you need to register —registration a.k.a. tickets available below. Everyone else is invited to join on Zoom, using the address found on our weekly schedule page. […]

Free

Midwest Sangha Meeting

Tall Oaks Conference Center 12778 189th Street, Linwood, KS

Join folks from Arkansas to the Great Lakes for a hybrid get together — practice, teaching, hanging out. Held at the Tall Oaks Conference Center (for those who attend in person) or, via Zoom, your favorite room at home. Visit the Midwest Sangha Meeting website for more details and a schedule of activities. Don't forget […]

$60.00 – $180.00

Two-day hybrid retreat

With Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman). Saturday May 14 6:30 a.m. to Sunday May 15 noon. $90 (write to us if you need financial assistance). Meals will be provided for in-person participants. Because of Covid, no-one will be housed at the Zen center. If you are from out of town, contact us and we'll […]

$90.00

Compass of Zen class: Zen, part 1

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 introductory chapter in this section (Section 4 in the book), followed by the sections titled The Classifications […]

$15.00

June one-day hybrid retreat

Saturday June 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With Zen Master Hae Kwang (Stan Lombardo). $30 requested (contact us if you need the fee waived). Join us in the dharma room or over Zoom (registration below). And if you're in the dharma room — remember to bring your lunch!

$30.00

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 […]

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.