Regular Events

The Center building will be closed until further notice due to COVID.

The gardens are open. All are welcome to do walking meditation or bring a chair to do seated meditation.

INTERIM MEDITATION PRACTICE TIMES

ALL HELD ON LINE, ZOOM PLATFORM
info@ysdharma.org for zoom link

TUESDAY/THURSDAY  8:00 – 8:30 AM:  Silent Meditation
2nd and 4th FRIDAYS 8:00 – 8:30 AM: guided Vajrayana compassion practice

 

The following regular schedule is on hold until further notice. 
Please explore the links on this page to learn more about our regular events.

Morning Open Meditation: 7:007:40 am Weekdays MondayFriday; TUESDAYS:  8:15 – 8:45 AM 

Evening Open Meditation: 7:007:40 pm Sunday through Thursday, except  during special events. No evening Meditation on Friday and Saturday.

Saturday Zen Meditation/Practice: Saturdays – 7:30 am (includes chanting and discussion)

Sunday Vipassana Meditation/Practice: Sundays – 8:009:30 am (includes chanting and discussion)

Sunday Vajrayana Meditation/Practice: see calendar

Orientation: Second and Fourth Mondays every month – 7:45  9:00 pm
We provide an orientation to the Center and basic instruction in meditation, the most universal Buddhist practice.

Introduction to Meditation 6-week Course
Wednesdays 7:45 – 9:00 pm       Offered September, January,  and March
Check Introduction to Meditation page for current course information.

Book Discussion Group: Thursdays 7:45 – 9:00PM
Check Book Discussion Group page for further information.

Mindful Work Practice: Second weekend of each month, following Saturday Zen or Sunday Vipassana practice.  Work practice is a mindfulness and awareness practice in silence. Working for about 30 minutes in the garden and in the house is a wonderful opportunity to support and sustain the Center while engaging in practice off the cushion.

Lending Library: Open immediately before and after meditations or other events.
Or you may call 937-767-2139 or 513-374-0162 to make an appointment. See our website for a link to an online list of all books we currently offer in our library.