Dharma Offering

In-Person Friday Morning Zazen


Boundless Mind Temple
326 Clinton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
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In-person Friday morning zazen is suspended from June 14 through September 6.

An outdoor Summer Solstice Meditation and Ceremony will be offered on Friday, June 21, from 6:45 to 8:30am in Prospect Park on the grass across from the boat house (near the camperdown elm).

BZC’s in-person Friday morning meditation schedule is open to the public at all times. Please check the Events calendar for exceptions. There are several periods, and the option to join/ leave at various points throughout the morning.

Christ Church has generously offered us this additional use of the space, so please bring along a small donation to help cover the cost of heating/ lights/ use of the space.

FRIDAY MORNING SCHEDULE (* times to arrive/depart):

  • 06:45am — Set up
  • 07:00am — Zazen (seated meditation)
  • 07:30am* — Kinhin (walking meditation)
  • 07:40am* — Zazen (seated meditation)
  • 08:10am — Robe chant & chanting of short sutra and Bodhisattva Vows
  • 08:25am* — Break
  • 09:00am* — Zazen (seated meditation)
  • 09:30am — Chanting: repentances and refuges
  • 09:45am — Clean up

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  • You can donate to BZC here or via Paypal to paypal@brooklynzen.org.
  • You can donate to a specific dharma teacher or practice leader here.

COVID Protocol: We ask that all participants be fully vaccinated and boosted. Masks are optional. Please see the BZC Covid Protocol for more.

Our Location: Boundless Mind Temple is located in the Parish House of Christ Church Cobble Hill, next to 326 Clinton Street. Enter the driveway on Clinton, go past the scaffolding, and through the double doors. There are two flights of stairs leading to the center, located on the second floor. The closest subway stop is the F/G at Bergen Street.

No fee
We are in an historical building which is not wheelchair accessible. There are two flights of stairs leading to the center, located on the second floor. Chairs, benches, and extra support cushions are available. If you have any additional questions about accessibility, please contact us at info@brooklynzen.org.
In-Person Friday Morning Zazen