Sonoma Sun Event Calendar

Intro to Zen Workshop Sonoma Mountain Zen Center

Saturday June 4th -

June 4 – Intro to Zen Workshop
For those new to the practice, an orientation workshop for beginners takes place on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop focuses on the basics of the Soto Zen tradition of Zazaen or “just sitting” meditation. Includes an introduction to the practice of mindfulness and fundamental Buddhist perspective. The workshop includes short periods of sitting meditation mixed with outdoor walking meditation, discussion, informal presentations relating Buddhist thought to actual Zen practice and instruction on Soto Zen form. A vegetarian buffet lunch is included. Cost is $55 per person.

The Sonoma Mountain Zen Center is located at 6367 Sonoma Mountain Road. For more information on any of the events, contact, 545-8105 or visit