Santa Barbara Zen Center
Sensei Gary Koan Janka, Head Teacher and Officiating Priest
All Are Welcome
Beginners are invited to phone in advance to request zazen instruction: 213.479.9519
Sunday Morning Service, Zazen, & Dharma Talk
MacVeagh House, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol
- 8:30 Set-Up
- 9:00 Sutra Service
- 9:25 Zazen (Sitting Meditation)
- 9:55 Kinhin (Walking Meditation)
- 10:05 Zazen (Sitting Meditation)
- 10:35 Dharma Talk
Those arriving during service may enter and take a seat.
Those arriving after the start of the first period of zazen must
wait to take a seat until after kinhin.
Sensei Koan offers private interviews during zazen;
his attendant will solicit requests from participants and explain protocols.
for Sunday morning Zazen: $5 for each sitting,
or $35 per month for regular SBZC practitioners.
Dana (generosity) for the teacher is also appreciated.
No one is turned away for lack of funds.
Preferred Zendo Attire
It is customary to wear black (or other dark) loose-fitting clothing
and shoes that you can easily slip on and off.
Please visit the EVENTS page for information about upcoming classes, retreats, and special services.