Upcoming Events

AZC Rohatsu Sesshin: Dec. 9-16

AZC Rohatsu Sesshin: Dec. 9-16

Rohatsu Sesshin is a 7-day retreat in commemoration of the Buddha’s Enlightenment.
Beginner’s Meditation Instruction

Beginner’s Meditation Instruction

Class offered every Saturday morning from 8:00–9:00am.
The easiest way to familiarize yourself with the Austin Zen Center and our core practice ... Read More
Bodhisattva Full Moon Ceremony

Bodhisattva Full Moon Ceremony

Wednesday, Nov. 29th @ 6:45pm - 7:15pm
Every month on the Wednesday evening closest to the full moon the Austin Zen Center ... Read More
Genzo-e Sesshin with Shohaku Okumura Roshi

Genzo-e Sesshin with Shohaku Okumura Roshi

Save the Dates! Feb 21-25, 2018 Genzo-e Sesshin with Shohaku Okumura Roshi, On Shobogenzo: Ikka ... Read More

AZC News

Membership Appreciation Dinner in early December!

The Austin Zen Center will be hosting a MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION Dinner of East Indian delicacies in early December! Look out for an email invite in the next few days if ... Read More

A message from AZC Resident Joshin Shaevel

Dearest AZC Sangha, After a beautiful weekend retreat spent with a full zendo of dharma family, wholeheartedly practicing Budhha's way, I'm grateful to have this opportunity to reach out and ... Read More

Moving? Doing some Fall Cleaning? Please consider donating to AZC!

The Austin Zen Center is in need of refurnishing the Visiting Teacher & Meeting House across the street from the temple. In particular, we are interested in donations of the ... Read More

A Path Forward: Impact & Repair

A Path Forward: Impact & Repair As you may know, late last year the board created what’s now known as the Safe Sangha Working Group (SSWG) to study the impact ... Read More

On the Seijiki Ceremony

by AZC Resident Max Scheinin Check out Seijiki Photos HERE! On the evening of November 1, in the year of our lord 2017, a coterie of skeptics and spiritualists — ... Read More

Fall Practice Period Gatherings

During the upcoming Practice Period (Oct 25-Dec 16) the Austin Zen Center Practice Period participants will be holding their twice-weekly Ango gatherings on Wednesday evenings (6:45-8pm) and Saturday afternoons (12-1pm) ... Read More

With Deep Bows of Gratitude to Visiting Teacher Tim Kroll

AZC has been very fortunate to have Visiting Teacher Tim Kroll spend a week in residence at AZC meeting with students, giving a Dharma Talk, assisting the AZC Board of ... Read More

Zen Writing Group

7:00-8:30pm Tuesdays at the Austin Zen Center The Zen Writing group offers a weekly opportunity to get together with others to write and share our writing. Our meeting involves writing ... Read More