Cold Mountain Zen

Rutgers University Saturday Half Day Sit

Starts: February 24 @ 7:00am
Location: 54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ, 08854-8045

Chanting, Zazen & Teisho

Saturdays: Alternating weeks, as posted.

7:00-Sutra Chanting, Tea, Bathroom Break
8:00-Zazen (three 25-minute periods)
9:30-Bathroom Break
9:40-Zazen (two 25-minute periods)
10:40-Bathroom Break 10:50-Kinhin (walking meditation)
12:00-End of Morning’s Activities

You are welcome to attend the entire morning from 7:00 AM to 12 noon. Or you can arrive at 9:30 for two periods of meditation followed by the talk. Or you can simply come to hear the talk at 11:00. Several times throughout the year we will augment our Saturday schedule by continuing until 10:00 pm on our usual sesshin schedule. This is an excellent introduction to the practice of sesshin.

Directions and Parking

Lucy Stone Hall B-103, Livingston Campus.

Please note that we can no longer park on Gordon Road.  But we can park in the lot bounded by Gordon Road and Suttons Lane, which belongs to the Middlesex County Vocational High School.  Walk southwest on Suttons Lane (Road 3) until you reach Joyce Kilmer Avenue. Turn right onto Joyce Kilmer Avenue and walk about fifty yards. Turn left off of Kilmer Avenue just before the highrise brick dormitory, also on your left. Walking Map.

If you wish to park on campus instead, please be sure to pick up a hangtag at the end of the evening. Tags are not required on weekends.

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