The Albuquerque Zen Center (AZC) offers a traditional Zen style of meditation practice and a community of support for anyone who wishes to explore the Buddha’s teaching, eliminate personal confusion, diminish suffering, and cultivate compassion in daily life.
Zen Meditation Beginner’s Instruction
NEW: SCHEDULE CHANGE FOR BEGINNER’S INSTRUCTION
Beginning in April, the Albuquerque Zen Center will offer Beginner’s Instruction in zazen meditation on the second Saturday of every month at 10:30 am instead of every Saturday at 8:45 am (our previous schedule). Please arrive by 10:15 am. Instruction lasts approximately one hour followed by a question and answer period. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and footwear that is easy to remove and put on. The next few dates for Beginner’s Instruction are APRIL 14, MAY 12, and JUNE 9. Donations are appreciated. AZC is located at 2300 Garfield SE, just west of Yale Blvd. Call 505 268 4877 or visit azc.org for more information.
Next: Sunday, April 8th, 2018
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sunday Morning Family Zendo
Family Zendo at the Albuquerque Zen Center is a bi-monthly program for parents, step-parents, expecting parents, grandparents, family members, and children of all ages who are interested finding greater calmness and clarity, interested in mindfulness practice, mindful parenting, and Zen Buddhism. This event is centered around a bi-weekly 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Sunday service, with serious introductory Zazen sitting practice for adults, while children’s programs will occur, including mindfulness activities, dharma storytelling, and healthy snacks. Bring a favorite snack and a grandparent too! Weekly updates are posted on Family Zendo on MeetUp.
FULL MOON SIT
Next: March 31st, 2018
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
The Full Moon has a special place in Buddhism and Zen as a symbol of illumination and awakening, of atonement and renewal. Please join us in quiet observance as we sit in the brilliance and splendor of the full moon this evening. Tea will be served at closing.
At AZC, we depend entirely upon the donations of our sangha members and the support of those who strive, as we do, to help others see their worlds a bit more clearly. If you’ve found a page or note or photo that you feel may inspire others, we welcome your support. Gassho.
Another way to contribute is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of your selected purchases to AZC. Thinking of buying a book on Buddhism or Zen? Link to us on Amazon Smile.
Albuquerque Zen Center
2300 Garfield SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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