Schedule

Welcome to Burning House Zendo

We are a lay Rinzai Zen Buddhist community in Baltimore. It is our mission to promote the practice of Zen Buddhist meditation (zazen) and to provide basic instruction and a support structure for individuals seeking spiritual enrichment and insight through the practice of zazen.

Our Regular Schedule

We are a Sangha of working professionals which occasionally leads to cancellations of our services. Please check this page or our Facebook page before traveling to the zendo in case of any cancellation.

SaturdaysNew time
9-10:30 am
Heart Sutra chant (English) and two 30 minute sitting periods with 5 minute kinhin between. Length of sits may be decreased based on comfort level of those attending. Good for Beginners
3-5 pmChant and three 40 minute sitting periods with 5 minute kinhin between, with quick chant to end.
Sundays7-9:15 amFormal Morning Service chanting from sutra book and two 30 minute sitting periods with 5 minute kinhin between. An opportunity for coffee and conversation after service (at local coffee shop).
Wednesdays
7:30-9pm
Heart Sutra chant (English) and two sitting periods with 5 minute kinhin between. Length of the sits are determined by the comfort level of those attending. Good for Beginners

For beginners

If you’re new to sitting meditation, you should come on a Wednesday night or Saturday morning. When there are new members at those services, we offer beginner’s instruction and abbreviated sitting periods. Feel free to email us with any questions you have before joining us for the first time at classes@burninghousezendo.org.