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We are the SAN MATEO ZEN COMMUNITY, a welcoming group of mostly Peninsula professionals, home makers, craftsmen and students, joining together to share a bit of quiet and sanity in their lives. We are happy to have you join us!

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Meditate With Us In Our Virtual Temple!

Online event

As has happened for centuries, recent events has inspired Zen folk to adapt to a changing world. Please join us on MONDAY EVENINGS Pacific Time at: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/680833446 To quiet the body is to quiet the mind; this quiet bring emotional and physical healing. The word 'Zen' itself means meditation and we sit for a half hour, often with a KOAN, a simple STORY that reflects our life, and then have tea and conversation. No experience is necessary; we are all beginners. JON JOSEPH, a Teacher in the PACIFIC ZEN INSTITUTE lineage, began sitting decades ago and has been a student of JOHN TARRANT ROSHI (Bring Me the Rhinoceros), the director of PZI, since the late 1980s. Please see http://www.sanmateozen.org for more information.

Meditate With Us In Our Virtual Temple!

Online event

As has happened for centuries, recent events has inspired Zen folk to adapt to a changing world. Please join us on MONDAY EVENINGS Pacific Time at: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/680833446 To quiet the body is to quiet the mind; this quiet bring emotional and physical healing. The word 'Zen' itself means meditation and we sit for a half hour, often with a KOAN, a simple STORY that reflects our life, and then have tea and conversation. No experience is necessary; we are all beginners. JON JOSEPH, a Teacher in the PACIFIC ZEN INSTITUTE lineage, began sitting decades ago and has been a student of JOHN TARRANT ROSHI (Bring Me the Rhinoceros), the director of PZI, since the late 1980s. Please see http://www.sanmateozen.org for more information.

Meditate With Us In Our Virtual Temple!

Online event

As has happened for centuries, recent events has inspired Zen folk to adapt to a changing world. Please join us on MONDAY EVENINGS Pacific Time at: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/680833446 To quiet the body is to quiet the mind; this quiet bring emotional and physical healing. The word 'Zen' itself means meditation and we sit for a half hour, often with a KOAN, a simple STORY that reflects our life, and then have tea and conversation. No experience is necessary; we are all beginners. JON JOSEPH, a Teacher in the PACIFIC ZEN INSTITUTE lineage, began sitting decades ago and has been a student of JOHN TARRANT ROSHI (Bring Me the Rhinoceros), the director of PZI, since the late 1980s. Please see http://www.sanmateozen.org for more information.

Meditate With Us In Our Virtual Temple!

Online event

As has happened for centuries, recent events has inspired Zen folk to adapt to a changing world. Please join us on MONDAY EVENINGS Pacific Time at: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/680833446 To quiet the body is to quiet the mind; this quiet bring emotional and physical healing. The word 'Zen' itself means meditation and we sit for a half hour, often with a KOAN, a simple STORY that reflects our life, and then have tea and conversation. No experience is necessary; we are all beginners. JON JOSEPH, a Teacher in the PACIFIC ZEN INSTITUTE lineage, began sitting decades ago and has been a student of JOHN TARRANT ROSHI (Bring Me the Rhinoceros), the director of PZI, since the late 1980s. Please see http://www.sanmateozen.org for more information.

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Meditate With Us In Our Virtual Temple!

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