Online Zendo

BZC will be closed for Thanksgiving from November 26 to 29.

All Online Zendo offerings will be suspended during this time.

The evening service at Ancestral Heart Zen Monastery will be suspended starting Wednesday, November 25.


To join these online offerings, please contact Flo Lunn here in advance. Please note that all times are NY EST.

Online meditation


Morning meditation:

7:15am — session opens

7:30am — zazen (sitting meditation)

8:00am — Robe Chant and Short Service (PDF available here)

8:15am — session ends

Evening meditation:

6:15pm — session opens

6:30pm — zazen (sitting meditation)

7:00pm — session ends


9:00am – meditation instruction (second Saturday of the month only)

10:20am – zazen (if a dharma talk is being offered)

10:50am – break

11:00am – dharma talk (see calendar here)

If possible, please try to “arrive” 5 minutes before zazen begins, although you are welcome to join anytime during the period.

Well-Being Ceremony and Evening Service at Ancestral Heart Zen Monastery

The teachers and monastics at Ancestral Heart Zen Monastery are offering a Well-Being Ceremony and an Evening Service with the Dai Hi Shin Durani, starting at 6:10 pm, as follows:

  • Tuesday: Well-Being Ceremony
  • Wednesday: Evening Service
  • Thursday: Well-Being Ceremony
  • Friday: Evening Service
  • Saturday: Well-Being Ceremony

If you would like to add a name to the list of names to be chanted in the Well-Being Ceremony, please email  by 10 am that day. If you don’t already have access to the Zoom link for these offerings, please contact .

BZC programs

BZC programs are holding online meetings at this time. Please check the respective pages for more information and meeting details.