Welcome to AZC’s Online Zendo portal!
Please read our general guidelines for forms & etiquette. To enter the Online Zendo for a particular block of time, click on the highlighted program Day-of-the-Week below. You will need to download the Zoom App to participate.
We appreciate your ongoing support!
AZC Online Zendo – Meditation Schedule
7:20am Robe Chant, Brief Metta Chant
7:25am Circle of Bows/Announcements
12:00pm Informal Zazen
12:30pm Short Break
12:35pm Informal Zazen
1:00pm Midday program ends
6:15pm Brief Metta Chant
6:20pm Circle of Bows/Announcements
* Wednesday Well-Being Ceremony instead of the Metta Chant
8:00am Zazen -Kinhin – Zazen (Informal)
9:15am Zazen (Formal)
9:50am Circle of Bows/Announcements
10:00am Dharma Talk
10:45am Announcements/Virtual Tea & Cookies
12:00am End Saturday Morning Program
Note for Doans & Kokyos: You will enter the online zendo as any participant would, but remember to unmute yourself for bells, clacks, and chants.
Doan: for Zazen: 3 small bells to begin all periods of zazen. To end: 2 small bells if kinhin follows, or 1 small bell after the last period of zazen. For Kinhin – 1 clack to start, 1 to end. For Dharma Talk – STOP(◼), as speaker puts hands in gassho to begin and to end (for before & after lecture chant).
Links to Recordings (for doans to download and play at appropriate times):
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