Santa Barbara Zen Center

Sensei Gary Koan Janka, Head Teacher and Officiating Priest

Upcoming Retreats and Other Special Events

At MacVeagh House Unless Otherwise Noted

Wed, Jan 17 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.
Sun, Jan 21 Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at MacVeagh House
All are welcome to join our weekly practice from 9 to 11 am. Sensei Koan will officiate and offer Dokusan to anyone who wishes to have a private interview. Sutra service info and directions to MacVeagh House can be found on the HOME page.
Wed, Jan 24 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.
Sun, Jan 28 Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Reading at MacVeagh House
All are welcome to join our weekly practice from 9 to 11 am. Sutra service info and directions to MacVeagh House can be found on the HOME page.
Wed, Jan 31 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.
Sun, Feb 4 Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at MacVeagh House
All are welcome to join our weekly practice from 9 to 11 am. Sensei Koan will officiate and offer Dokusan to anyone who wishes to have a private interview. Sutra service info and directions to MacVeagh House can be found on the HOME page.
Wed, Feb 7 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.
Sun, Feb 11 Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Reading at MacVeagh House
All are welcome to join our weekly practice from 9 to 11 am. Sutra service info and directions to MacVeagh House can be found on the HOME page.
Wed, Feb 14 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.
Sun, Feb 18 Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at MacVeagh House
All are welcome to join our weekly practice from 9 to 11 am. Sensei Koan will officiate and offer Dokusan to anyone who wishes to have a private interview. Sutra service info and directions to MacVeagh House can be found on the HOME page.
Wed, Feb 21 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.
Sun, Feb 25 Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Reading at MacVeagh House
All are welcome to join our weekly practice from 9 to 11 am. Sutra service info and directions to MacVeagh House can be found on the HOME page.
Wed, Feb 28 Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha
Completely new, novice, and experienced Zen practitioners are invited to join Carol Kanjin Abrahamson for Sutra Service, Zazen, and Dharma Talk at 8 am and/or 5 pm at the Los Olivos Grange Hall. Kanjin will participate in “Just Sitting” from 1 to 4 pm; practitioners may arrive and depart quietly as their schedules permit. The Grange is located at 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. Visit this website’s HOME and ABOUT US pages for more information.

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