Daily Schedule

 

Regular Daily Schedule (Varies seasonally)

  • 3:50 Wake-up Bell
  • 4:20 Zazen
  • 6:20 Service
  • 6:45 Temple Cleaning
  • 7:30 Breakfast (oryoki)
  • 9:00 Work Period
  • 12:00 Service
  • 12:15 Lunch (informal)
  • 2:00 Work Period
  • 5:20 Service
  • 5:30 Dinner (informal)
  • 7:20 Zazen*
  • 9:20 Evening Chants
  • 10:00 Lights Out - Closing rounds

Relaxed Schedule (3 months out of the year)

  • 4:50 Wake-up Bell
  • Same as Regular Schedule
  • 8:00 Zazen*
  • 9:20 Evening Chants
  • 10:00 Lights Out - Closing Rounds

Sunday Schedule 

From 2:00 p.m. Sunday until 9:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, there are no scheduled activities, residents have free time and are welcome to leave the grounds or spend time at the monastery.

*On Wednesday evenings, we have a class rather than zazen. This class is usually led by one of the teachers and is on a wide variety of different Buddhist themes.