Santa Barbara Zen Center

Sensei Gary Koan Janka, Head Teacher and Officiating Priest

All Are Welcome

Beginners are invited to phone in advance to request zazen instruction: 213.479.9519

Sunday Morning Service, Zazen, & Dharma Talk

MacVeagh House, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
2559 Puesta del Sol

Those arriving during service may enter and take a seat.
Those arriving after the start of the first period of zazen must
wait to take a seat until after kinhin.

Sensei Koan offers private interviews during zazen;
his attendant will solicit requests from participants and explain protocols.

Suggested Donations
for Sunday morning Zazen: $5 for each sitting,
or $35 per month for regular SBZC practitioners.
Dana (generosity) for the teacher is also appreciated.
No one is turned away for lack of funds.

Santa Ynez Valley Zen Sangha

Los Olivos Community Organization Hall (formerly The Grange Hall)
2374 Alamo Pintado Road, Los Olivos

Preferred Zendo Attire

It is customary for Zen practitioners to wear black (or other dark) loose-fitting clothing and shoes that you can easily slip on and off.

Upcoming Events

Please visit the EVENTS page for information about upcoming classes, retreats, and special services.