Practice and Retreats



Weekly Practice
Monday Evening Meditation 
6:45 – 8:30-ish 
Join us for weekly meditation, tea, dharma talk and discussion. Upcoming speakers are shown on the right hand side of this page.

You can find us at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation 547 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa, CA.

Recommended Donation: $15 

Zendo Protocol: We maintain silence when entering the meditation hall and before the first bell. Please dress appropriately – no hats, shoes, shorts or tank tops in the meditation hall. 


Sesshin 2018
Great Spring Sesshin May 20-27
Great Autumn Sesshin October 7-14 

We hold our residential retreats at St. Dorothy’s Rest in Camp Meeker at Lydia House, a magnificent old stone building with a hardwood floor in the main zendo and stunning views. 

The zendo is surrounded in redwoods and mist, hiking trails, and includes wonderful handmade vegetarian meals, hearthside evening dharma talks, and an afternoon of brush calligraphy practice. 

Contact: gbrandt@sonic.net for reservations.







Private Meetings with a Teacher
by reservation
Rachel Mansfield-Howlett Roshi: Zenappt@gmail.com
Michelle Brandt Sensei: Koanview@gmail.com

$25 suggested donation