OCEAN MOON SANGHA
237 Hill Street, 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
First Wednesday of Every Month
zazen 7:25 - 8:00 PM
dharma talk 8:05 - 8:40
7:25 - 8:40 PM
7:00 - 7:25 PM
Dharma Talk with Zenrin - The First Wednesday of every month
Zenrin 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.
Zen Meditation is offered every Friday from 7:30 - 8:30AMat our sister Sangha at Insight LA at 1826 14th Street Santa Monica led by Ava Stanton. Ava is a teacher in the lineage of Suzuki Roshi.
Zazenkai- Day of Meditation
March 18 12-5 Hill Street Center May 13 9-5 Insight LA
September 16 12-5 Hill Street Center November 11 9-5 Insight LA
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
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
WEEKLY SCHEDULE 7:00 - 7:25 zazen instruction
7:25 - 8:00 zazen
8:00 - 8:10 kinhin
8:10 - 8:40 zazen
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.
A zazenkai provides an opportunity to sit for a longer periods of zazen then our weekly schedule.
We offer 2 - 1/2 day meditation and 2 - full day meditations per year. The schedule includes alternating
periods of 3o minute sitting meditation and 10 minute walking meditation.
Please register for the upcoming zazenkai by emailing your name and contact information to
WELCOME TO OUR SANGHA
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.