2023 BZC Calendar of Events
(revised, 4/26/23; subject to change; see monthly calendar below to confirm. Also note details about whether an event is hybrid, in person only, or online only.)

2023 Spring Practice Period Calendar

Weekly Schedule

One-Day Sesshin

Sat, Jan 15, 2022

Abbot Hozan will lead our first two sesshins of the year on Saturday, January 15, and on Saturday, February 19. The January sesshin will be on Zoom and will take place from 7:40 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The February sesshin’s format is yet to be determined. Taking the time to gather body and mind after holiday and year-end activities is a sound way to begin the new year. We encourage sangha members and friends to participate.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the sesshin director, Blake Tolbert, at

When paying for either sesshin, please indicate on your check or in the PayPal note field that your donation is for the “January Sesshin.” The suggested donation is $15 for each sesshin, or whatever you can afford. Mail a check to BZC Office Manager, 1931 Russell St., Berkeley, CA 94703, or pay through the website using the “Sits/Classes” tab on the Donate page. Please consider a donation to Berkeley Zen Center above the suggested fee to help us maintain our practice.



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