Redding Zen Current Calendar

Redding Zen Buddhist Priory is currently closed. Please see our Sangha Resources Page for Dharma Resources you may find helpful during this time of uncertainty, confusion and fear.

To protect the health of our Sangha and to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Redding Zen Buddhist Priory is currently closed.   Over the next while, we will evaluate whether and when to reopen.

I invite you to take this time to develop and deepen your own individual practice by sitting with me in spirit, at your home sitting place, as I sit here at the Priory every day at our usual 6:30am and 5:30pm meditation periods each day.  I am also adding an additional sitting period from 12:30 to 1:00pm.  This is our opportunity to offer merit for all those affected by the coronavirus, in all the ways they are affected – medically, economically, psychologically, spiritually.   Please see our Sangha Resources Page for Dharma Resources you may find helpful.  

Please join us via ZOOM on Thursdays at 6:00pm for a Dharma Conversation designed to keep in touch with each other and to deepen
our practice together.  We also meet via ZOOM on Sundays at 11:00 for a Dharma Talk and Dharma Discussion. Please let me know if you’d like to participate in these sessions.

Feel free to call or email me with any questions or requests for Transfer of Merit you may have.  We can schedule our sanzen (spiritual counseling) conversations over the phone or online during this challenging time. 

Please take good care of yourselves.  We have the opportunity to offer merit and compassion to those in our family, friends and those we encounter in our days.  May we continue to offer responsible fearlessness to our world.

With gratitude and appreciation, Rev. Helen

Redding Zen Buddhist Priory Schedule during this time of quarantine.
I invite you to take this time to develop and deepen your own individual practice by sitting with me in spirit, at your home sitting place, as I sit here at the Priory every day at our usual 6:30am and 5:30pm meditation periods each day.  I am also adding an additional sitting period from 12:30 to 1:00pm.  This is our opportunity to offer merit for all those affected by the coronavirus, in all the ways they are affected – medically, economically, psychologically, spiritually.  

*MONDAY 
6:30am    Meditation
12:30pm  Meditation
5:30pm    Meditation

*TUESDAY 
6:30am     Meditation
12:30pm   Meditation
5:30pm    Meditation
6:00pm    ZOOM conversation on the Scriptures of our Tradition

*WEDNESDAY 
6:30am     Meditation
12:30pm   Meditation
5:30pm     Meditation

*THURSDAY
6:30am     Meditation
12:30pm   Meditation
5:30pm     Meditation
6:00pm   ZOOM conversation on our practice in this challenging time

*FRIDAY
6:30am     Meditation
12:30pm   Meditation
5:30pm     Meditation

*SATURDAYS 
6:30am     Meditation
12:30pm   Meditation
5:30pm     Meditation

*SUNDAYS
6:30am     Meditation
10:30am   ZOOM Dharma Talk and Discussion
5:30pm     Meditation

Please email Rev. Helen at reddingzen@gmail.com for information or with any questions you might have about the upcoming Priory schedule.