Blue Mountain cordially announces the reopening of Blue Mountain Zendo to the community for in-house zazen, zazen instruction, and the Sunday program. Please note that on account of continuing the sangha's health and safety, only those who have been fully vaccinated can be physically present in the Zendo. However, online participation will still be made available upon request.
As of May 5, 2021, the Zendo will be open for zazen, Monday through Friday at 6:00 a.m to 7:00 a.m. to be followed by morning service. Zazen and short service will additionally be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 11:30 a.m. until 12:20 p.m., and on Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:00 p.m. until 5:40 p.m. The zendo will be closed on Saturday but will reopen on Sunday for the full Sunday program beginning at 6:00 a.m. (See below for full description). If you would like to participate online please contact Denkei via text at 510-333-1644 one half hour prior to the start of zazen as indicated above. For those who will plan on sitting on a consistent basis, Denkei will be available for dokusan interviews online. The number above is Denkei's cell phone number and should only to be used 30 minutes before zazen to inform about your participation. At other times, please write Denkei at:
On March 27-28, 2021, Blue Mountain held a two day sesshin where some participants practiced at the zendo while others joined in by Zoom. Please check the website for future short sesshins coming up in the next few months.
Warmly in the Dharma,
Blue Montain Zendo