Zazenkai June 9th, 2024

Every Sunday from 8am to around 9:30am we hold community practice, or Zazenkai. It is a straightforward service with chanting, zazen, a short talk an opportunity at the end for casual conversation. Join us and meet the local sangha, learn the basics of Rinzai form and engage in the practice. For those unable to attend in person it is also available online via Zoom:

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87807336971?pwd=AEI2n72tgUngsSxUazi5haWIAPc1F8.1

For more information on online Zazenkai see this post: Virtual Zazenkai

Chanting
Please download our full chant book for our opening chants: Virtual Sutra Book
We typically chant the Heart Sutra, page 1, Hakuin Zenji’s Song of Zazen, page 11 and The Four Bodhisattva Vows., page 16.

Reading
Throughout 2024 we will be reading from a collection of essay’s written by Mumon Roshi on Hakuin’s zenji’s Song of Zazen. A popular text in Japan since its publication the great Hakuin translator Norman Waddell translated it and it was published in Japan a year ago. In February of 2024 Shambhala released the book worldwide: Hakuin’s Song of Zazen (Amazon).

Please note that we have setup a mailing list that will send out the Zoom link every week. Click to Join the Tahoma Events Mailing List

We are only able hold these events thanks your generous support.

Tahoma Summer Schedule

TAHOMA MONASTERY DAILY SCHEDULE SUMMER 2024


Tuesday Through Saturday Morning

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
Evening Zazen: 6:30 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
Evening Zazen: 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 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 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.

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.

Virtual Zazenkai March 27th, 2022

Every Sunday from 8am to around 9:30am we hold community zazen, or Zazenkai. It is a straightforward service with chanting, zazen, a short talk an opportunity at the end for casual conversation. Please join us online when you are able.

Zoom Link: [event has passed]

For more details on the Virtual Zazenkai please see this post: Virtual Zazenkai

Please note that we have setup a mailing list that will send out the Zoom link every week. Click to Join the Tahoma Virtual Events Mailing List

We are only able hold these events thanks your generous support.

Power down AGAIN at Tahoma

Remarkably at almost the same time as last week the power has gone down again at Tahoma. I have no idea what is going on. Again if the power is restored by 8am we will proceed with Virtual Zazankai as normal, perhaps a bit late. However if you can’t connect by say 8:10 then we will have to hope that next week we will be back to normal.

Update
The power outage was caused by a tree that fell from Tahoma property about 20 feet from the driveway onto the power lines. The power was restored around 1pm after about 6 hours of outage.

Virtual Zazenkai July 5th, 2020

Every Sunday from 8am to around 9:30am we hold community zazen, or Zazenkai. In these times we must practice virtually, via our technology. It is a straightforward service with chanting, zazen, a short talk an opportunity at the end for casual conversation. Please join us online when you are able.

Zoom Link: [event has passed]

Download the Zoom Client for your computer or device. You can click on the Join Meeting Link above and it will walk you through installing the software. Do get yourself setup before the meeting. You can join the meeting early; you will simply wait until the host (Tahoma) starts the meeting. 

For more details on the Virtual Zazenkai please see this post: Virtual Zazenkai

Please note that we have setup a mailing list that will send out the Zoom link every week. This is recommended as for security reasons we may have to only mail out the link.

Click to Join the Tahoma Virtual Events Mailing List

We are only able hold these events thanks your generous support.

Virtual Zazenkai June 28th, 2020

Every Sunday from 8am to around 9:30am we hold community zazen, or Zazenkai. In these times we must practice virtually, via our technology. It is a straightforward service with chanting, zazen, a short talk an opportunity at the end for casual conversation. Please join us online when you are able.

Zoom Link: [event has passed]

Download the Zoom Client for your computer or device. You can click on the Join Meeting Link above and it will walk you through installing the software. Do get yourself setup before the meeting. You can join the meeting early; you will simply wait until the host (Tahoma) starts the meeting. 

For more details on the Virtual Zazenkai please see this post: Virtual Zazenkai

Please note that we have setup a mailing list that will send out the Zoom link every week. This is recommended as for security reasons we may have to only mail out the link.

Click to Join the Tahoma Virtual Events Mailing List

We are only able hold these events thanks your generous support.

Virtual Zazenkai June 21st 2020

Every Sunday from 8am to around 9:30am we hold community zazen, or Zazenkai. In these times we must practice virtually, via our technology. It is a straightforward service with chanting, zazen, a short talk an opportunity at the end for casual conversation. Please join us online when you are able.

Zoom Link: [Event has passed]

Download the Zoom Client for your computer or device. You can click on the Join Meeting Link above and it will walk you through installing the software. Do get yourself setup before the meeting. You can join the meeting early; you will simply wait until the host (Tahoma) starts the meeting. 

For more details on the Virtual Zazenkai please see this post: Virtual Zazenkai

Please note that we have setup a mailing list that will send out the Zoom link every week. This is recommended as for security reasons we may have to only mail out the link.

Click to Join the Tahoma Virtual Events Mailing List

We are only able hold these events thanks your generous support.

Virtual Zazenkai June 14th, 2020

Every Sunday from 8am to around 9:30am we hold community zazen, or Zazenkai. In these times we must practice virtually, via our technology. It is a straightforward service with chanting, zazen, a short talk an opportunity at the end for casual conversation. Please join us online when you are able.

Zoom Link: [event has passed]

Download the Zoom Client for your computer or device. You can click on the Join Meeting Link above and it will walk you through installing the software. Do get yourself setup before the meeting. You can join the meeting early; you will simply wait until the host (Tahoma) starts the meeting. 

For more details on the Virtual Zazenkai please see this post: Virtual Zazenkai

Please note that we have setup a mailing list that will send out the Zoom link every week. This is recommended as for security reasons we may have to only mail out the link.

Click to Join the Tahoma Virtual Events Mailing List

We are only able hold these events thanks your generous support.