Open Wednesdays will be temporarily suspended for the month of August and will resume on September 10. August Wednesday evenings will include one sitting at 7:15p.m.
7:00 to 8:45 pm
Attend any or all portions of the evening
7:00–7:15 — meditation instruction*
7:15–7:40 — meditation
7:40–7:55 — break
8:00–8:45 — public talk | Q&A
2014 Open Wednesday closures:
Nov 26 (Thanksgiving eve)
Dec 3 (Rohatsu sesshin)
Dec 24 (Christmas eve)
Dec 31 (New years eve)
Public talks will be given by a rotation of the Dharma Field teachers and students. These talks will focus primarily on the foundational Buddhist teachings of awareness. Open Wednesdays are free and open to everyone.
The talks will not be posted online. This is a great opportunity to simply show up: discovering presence and open interest.
*Instruction in the formal sitting posture only. For extended instruction including sitting meditation, walking meditation, and Zen etiquette as practiced at Dharma Field, attend one of our twice monthly one-hour sessions.