237 Hill Street, Santa Monica

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 Suggested Weekly Donation $10

Suggested Zazenkai Donation $35

Ocean Moon Sangha is a non-profit organization that relies on the contributions of participants to continue offering our ongoing schedule.

Everyone is welcome regardless of ability to contribute.

Our Mission


Dharma Talks

First Wednesday of Every Month

zazen         7:25 - 8:00 PM

dharma talk   8:05 - 8:40


Weekly Schedule

Every Wednesday  

                      7:25 - 8:40 PM 

   zazen instruction
                      7:00 - 7:25 PM 








​         Dharma Talk with Seigan - The First Wednesday of every month

            Seigan offers practice discussions each Wednesday other than the first week

        of the month. A practice discussion is the opportunity to ask questions one

        on one questions about Buddhism and Practice.





We were founded in 2004 by our teacher Sensei John Daishin Buksbazen. We are a group of dedicated Zen Practitioners who meet every Wednesday for zazen (sitting meditation). All are welcome to join us and learn more about meditation practice.

Zen Buddhism


Practice Discussion​

One on one discussion with a senior student. It is an opportunity to ask questions

about zen meditation and one's personal practice.

Third Wednesday of Every Month


Zen Meditation in Santa Monica

Ocean Moon Sangha is affiliated with the Zen Center of Los Angeles which serves the larger community by providing teaching, training and transmission of Zen Buddhism

 WEEKLY SCHEDULE                      7:00 - 7:25     zazen instruction

                                                                                                    7:25 - 8:00    zazen

                                                                                                    8:00 - 8:10    kinhin

                                                                                                    8:10 - 8:40    zazen​​



              We offer a Dharma/Practice talk the first Wednesday of every month. An experienced practioner or  

          teacher speaks on the teachings or fundamentals of Zen Buddhism.

                                                                                               7:00 - 7:25   zazen instruction

                                                                                               7:25 - 8:00   zazen

                                                                                               8:05 - 8:40   dharma talk