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Practice Schedule

All practices consist of chanting, sitting, and a reading or talk.  If you are new to practice and would like an orientation session, please email us at [email protected].

Monthly Calendar | Upcoming Events & Retreats

First Tuesday of the month
6:30 pm Introduction to Zen Meditation on Zoom. To register please email [email protected]

Please click on these links to attend:

Wednesday mornings
6:45 am – 7:45 am Zen Meditation/108 Bows/Morning Bell Chant/20 minute sitting
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Thursday evenings
6:00 pm – 6:30pm Special chanting
6:30 – 7:20 –  2 short chants, Evening Bell Chant, 25 minutes of meditation and short reading

2nd Saturday mornings
6:30 am  to 8:30 – This practice consists of 108 prostrations, an hour of chanting and two 25 minute rounds of sitting.  Kong-an interviews will be given by Rebecca Otte, JDPSN.  Sitting a little longer is a good way to strengthen your practice.  Please join us!

Sunday afternoons at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sunday practices:

  • First Sunday: Zen Meditation & consulting interviews with Richard Brown, SDT (stands for senior dharma teacher) during practice
  • Second Sunday – Dharma Talk after sitting with Q&A afterward
  • Third Sunday – Open Air Zen – If you know of someone who is interested in Zen but would like to just dip their toe in Zen waters, please invite them to join us for this special, easy practice every 3rd Sunday. We will have a practice that is a little lighter.  It will include just a little chanting and a shorter round of sitting.  There will be more teaching, talking and snacks.
  • Fourth Sunday – Practice with Kong-An interviews with Rebecca Ott, JDPSN, during practice
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Prairyerth Zen Center

Please email us if you have any questions

Practice is held at:
First Congregational Church
1701 SW Collins
Topeka, KS 66604 Map