Upcoming Events


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
Conversation Cafe

Conversation Cafe

Thurs. Sept. 21st, @ 6:45-8:00pm
Please join us for a Conversation Café on a topic of our choosing! Past conversations ... Read More
Enjoy an evening with Myoho Meghan Radford!

Enjoy an evening with Myoho Meghan Radford!

Saturday September, 23rd @ 6:00pm
Former AZC member and resident Myoho Megan Radford will be visiting AZC from Tassajara September ... Read More
AZC Family Dharma Program Leaders

Family​ ​Dharma​ ​Program | Volunteers | Info and Interviews

Saturday,​ ​September​ ​23rd​ ​11:30AM
The Family Dharma Program is seeking volunteers for our Fall and Spring programs. Volunteers are ... Read More
Bodhisattva Full Moon Ceremony

Bodhisattva Full Moon Ceremony

Tuesday, Oct. 4th @ 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 Fall Practice Period - Oct. 25 - Dec. 16, 2017

AZC Fall Practice Period – Oct. 25 – Dec. 16, 2017

Mark Your Calendars! Check back here for more detailed information and links for online registration ... Read More
Evening Dharma Program for Children

Evening Dharma Program for Children

5 Thursdays- September 28th-October 26th 5:30-6:15PM Suggested Donation $5 per family, per class Kids: Play Games, Make Crafts, and Listen ... Read More and Register!

AZC News


Family​ ​Dharma​ ​Program Call​ ​for​ ​Volunteers

The Family Dharma Program is seeking volunteers for our Fall and Spring programs. Volunteers are needed to help support our teachers in bringing the dharma to our youngest sangha members ... Read More

AZC Leadership & Priorities Brainstorm

Held 9/2/17 at AZC This past Saturday the AZC administrative and practice leadership held a focused brainstorm session on AZC's top priorities as we move into the future. 30 active ... Read More

“All Buddhas” end-of-service-chant change

"All Buddhas" end-of-service-chant change In alignment with other Branching Streams sanghas and our parent temple, San Francisco Zen Center, the practice leadership at the Austin Zen Center has changed the ... Read More

Zen Writing Group

Join us this week at the Zen Writing Group! 6:45-8:15pm Tuesdays at the Austin Zen Center The Zen Writing group offers a weekly opportunity to get together with others to ... Read More

Dharma Discussion Group & Potluck

Join us Thursday, September 14th from 7:00-8:15pm in the dining room for a potluck dinner and discussion. Last Thursday Ben and Rich met for a conversation over soup and salad ... Read More