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.
|Saturdays||(New service starting 4/18/19)|
|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 pm||Chant and three 40 minute sitting periods with 5 minute kinhin between, with quick chant to end.|
|Sundays||7-9:15 am||Formal 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).|
|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|
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. Please write email@example.com to confirm that someone will available to meet you on the night you plan to attend.