A Dharma Talk by Rev. Dōshin Mako Voelkel

  • Teacher  Rev. Dōshin Mako Voelkel
  • Date/Time  Saturday, January 7th at 10:15am
  • Location  In Person and Online
  • Fee  By donation

shin Mako Voelkel began practicing at San Francisco Zen Center in 1997. In 2002, she ended a teaching position in philosophy to enter 10 years of monastic practice at Tassajara. Ordained by Ryushin Paul Haller in 2004, and Shuso in 2009, Mako landed at the Austin Zen Center in 2013 and served as the Head Teacher until June of 2022.

Please join us for a dharma talk by Senior dharma teacher Rev. Mako Voelkel, who stepped down as head teacher of AZC last year. Rev. Mako will be departing Austin this month to take up her new position as Abbot of San Francisco Zen Center’s urban temple, City Center, beginning in mid-March.

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Austin Zen Center invites you to the Saturday Morning Program in Person and in the Online Zendo

Time: Saturdays from 9-12 AM CST   (repeats weekly on Saturdays)


8:00 – 8:30 am      Informal Zazen 

8:30 – 8:40 am      Kinhin

8:40 – 9:05 am       Informal Zazen

9:05 – 9:15 am       Han for Zazen

9:15 – 9:50 am        Zazen

9:50 – 10:15am       Service & Announcements

10:15 – 11:30 am    Dharma Talk & Discussion (see before & after lecture chants)

11:30 am                 Tea and cookies