Tahoma Autumn/Winter 2023 Schedule

November 23rd
5am: Regular morning service.
No evening meditation.

November 24th
No morning service.
6:30pm: Regular evening meditation.

December 3rd
Zazenkai 8am. In person and online. Start of Rohatsu Sesshin.
Details: Rohatsu Retreat.

December 4th-7th
5am: Regular morning service.
6pm-8:45pm : Extended evening meditation in observance of Rohatsu.
All events offered in person and online.
Details: Rohatsu Retreat.

December 8th and 9th
Rohatsu Weekend Retreat. In person and online.
Details: Rohatsu Retreat.

December 10th, Bodhi Day Ceremony and Holiday Gathering
8am: Bodhi Day ceremony during our regular Zazenkai. Open to all.
9:30am: Followed by an informal holiday gathering.
Details: Rohatsu Retreat And Bodhi Day Ceremony.

December 23rd, 2023 – January 5th, 2024
Winter closure: no online or in-person events

January 6th, 2024
Regular daily schedule resumes.

All days not specifically listed will be on our regular schedule. Please see our Calendar for the events offered for each day. This is kept up to date with any changes to the daily schedule.

Tahoma Schedule Update

TAHOMA MONASTERY DAILY SCHEDULE OCTOBER 2023


Please note there will be no morning service from October 2nd – 21st. Evening Zazen and Sunday Zazenkai will continue as normal.

Monday through Saturday
Evening Zazen: 6:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
Evening Zazen: 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Sundays
Zazenkai (community practice): 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.. 
Followed by informal tea to around 10a.m.

Always check our calendar before coming, if there isn’t an entry for a given day then there is no event that day.

Practice Schedule August 28th-September 1st

During the week of Monday, August 28th through Friday September 1st we will be observing our regular practice schedule, with opportunities for mediation, chanting and work practice. Please join us if you are able and interested in engaging in a sampling of monastic practice

Tuesday through Friday early morning
Choka (sutra chanting): 4:50 a.m. – 5:50 a.m.
Kinhin (walking meditation): 5:50a.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Zazen (meditation): 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Monday through Friday morning
Samu (work practice): 8:30am – 12noon

Monday through Friday evening
Zazen (meditation): 6:30 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.
Kinhin (walking meditation): 7:20p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Zazen: 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m

These events are open for the public, and one is able to come to either of the two blocks in the evening or morning, arriving or departing during the walking meditation.

Additionally from Monday through Friday we will be working on a housing project, garden work and preparations for our upcoming week long retreat. This samu (work practice) period is open for drop in for anyone who like to assist with these projects and help us to get the monastery ready for our September Retreat. There will always be lunch served after the work practice.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to make any arrangements.

Tahoma Summer Schedule

TAHOMA MONASTERY DAILY SCHEDULE SUMMER 2023


Tuesday Through Saturday

Choka (sutra chanting): 5:20 a.m. – 5:55 a.m.
Morning zazen (meditation): 6a.m.- 6:50a.m.
(please contact us if planning to attend in the morning)

Tuesday through Saturday
Evening Zazen: 6:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
Evening Zazen: 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Sundays
Zazenkai (community practice): 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.. 
Followed by informal tea to around 10a.m.

Always check our calendar before coming, if there isn’t an entry for a given day then there is no event that day.

Tahoma Autumn/Winter 2022 Schedule

December 3rd
No Events in preparation for Rohatsu

December 4th
Zazenkai – in person and online. Start of Rohatsu Sesshin.

December 4th-11th
Rohatsu Sesshin. In person and online. Details: Rohatsu 2022

December 24th
Mumon Roshi Memorial. 5am, in-person only.

December 25th-31th
Winter closure: no online or in-person events

December 31st
New Years Ceremony. See here for details.

January 1st, 2023 – New Years Day
No Events

January 2nd, 2023
Regular Schedule resumes