Burning House Zendo is a Rinzai Zen Buddhist community in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
We began meeting together for Zen practice in the early 1990s. We met for several years in a member’s home and in various churches in the area, and began renting our own space in the summer of 2001. We left there in 2009, and have now moved into our second independent home.
We come together to share sitting meditation and fellowship several times a week and share weekend and week-long practice periods several times a year. If you’re new to Zen, we offer introductory classes to help you become comfortable with seated meditation and the procedures for practicing together at a Zen center. You can read an introduction to our tradition in our beginners manual.
Please see our schedule for days and times of our weekly services and information on introductory classes for anyone interested in learning about Zen practice. Check this site or our calendar for information about upcoming events outside the regular schedule. Note that you must configure your timezone with Yahoo! (by clicking on “Timezone”) in order for times to appear correctly.
Let us know if you have any questions. We hope we’ll see you soon!
- The Zen Studies Society, Dai Bosatsu Zendo
- The Shimano Archive(concerns about the leadership of Dai Bosatsu Zendo and The Zen Studies Society)
- Ka Shin Zendo
- Early Light Zendo
- Endless Mountain Zendo
- The Buddhist Network of Greater Baltimore