Dharma Offerings

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One-day and half-day meditation retreats, and also beginners’ Second Saturday events and dharma talks

Dharma talks and beginners’ second saturdays

You don’t need to register for these events, which occur as part of our regular Saturday program. Also see our weekly meditation schedule.

Dharma Talk with Rev. angel Kyodo williams, February 25

Past Offerings

An Introduction to Social Presencing Theater with Arawana Hayashi, February 4th

The Dharma of Martin Luther King, Jr. with Alan Senauke, January 14

Feeding the Demons that Create Suffering with Lama Justin, January 28


One-day and half-day sits

Click on the links for more details and to register. Note that registration for one-day sits closes 8 days before the retreat, and scholarships are available, whose application is due 13 days before the retreat. See the event pages for more.

BZC offers retreats at several price levels to allow participants to pay according to individual means. If you have been a member of BZC for more than three months, you can apply the member rate. Please consider giving at our sustaining rate which directly supports inclusive community attendance on our retreats.

One-day sit with Greg Snyder, Jan 21

Half-day sit with Ian Case and Koshin Rose, Jan 29


Wednesday night dharma offerings

Past Offerings

Full Moon Ceremony, November 16

Embodied Practice with Rev. angel Kyodo williams, October 12

The Relative Reality of Gender, June 8

Zen and the Art of Breathing, May 25

experience/vanishing acts with Norman Fischer and John High (book reading), April 13