Welcome to AZC!

The practice of zazen is available to people of every race, religion, nationality, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability.

May All Beings Realize Their True Nature

Upcoming Events

Welcoming the New Year at AZC

Welcoming the New Year at AZC

“Moment after moment we should renew our life, we should not stick to old ... Read More
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
Genzo-e Sesshin with Shohaku Okumura Roshi

Genzo-e Sesshin with Shohaku Okumura Roshi

2018 Genzo-e Sesshin with Shohaku Okumura Roshi on Ikka no Myoju - One Bright Pearl ... Read More

AZC News

AZC Welcomes Student Groups

AZC welcomes student groups to come learn about Zen, meditation, and Buddhist practices. Teachers interested in bringing a class in for a tour and brief meditation instruction may send an ... 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

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