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Welcoming you from wherever you are

Welcome to

Rising Lotus Sangha

A Growing Online Community

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Rising Lotus Sangha is a Soto Zen community open to all

who want to learn more about meditation, mindfulness;
and the Buddha Way. 

 

We meet for meditation periods, group study, workshops, and retreats exclusively on Zoom.

You don't even have to leave your home.

Our guiding teacher:

Rev. Kyoji

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Upcoming Events

All times are shown in E.T (Eastern Time).
To help you find how this relates to your time zone you can try Worldtimebuddy.com

We open our online zendo doors 10 minutes before start.

  • Sunday Sit and Fusatsu
    Sunday Sit and Fusatsu
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Feb 25
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Join us for our Fusatsu service where we will honour the female ancestors on this occasion.
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  • Early Tuesday Sitting Group
    Early Tuesday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Feb 27
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 27, 2024, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 27, 2024, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Tuesday Nite Sitting Group
    Tuesday Nite Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Feb 27
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 27, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Wednesday Sitting Group
    Wednesday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Feb 28
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 28, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Feb 28, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Friday Sitting Group
    Friday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Mar 01
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 01, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 01, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Saturday Sitting Group
    Saturday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 02
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 02, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 02, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Sunday Sitting Group
    Sunday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Mar 03
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Join us for our usual Sunday: after greetings, we'll mute up, then one or more of the sangha will lead chanting. We'll sit for 20 minutes meditation. Listen to the talk over tea or coffee (please prepare beforehand). Followed by our end chants.
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  • Early Tuesday Sitting Group
    Early Tuesday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Mar 05
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 05, 2024, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 05, 2024, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Tuesday Nite Sitting Group
    Tuesday Nite Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Mar 05
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 05, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Wednesday Sitting Group
    Wednesday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Mar 06
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 06, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 06, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Friday Sitting Group
    Friday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Mar 08
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 08, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 08, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Saturday Sitting Group
    Saturday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 09
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Sunday Sit - Mother's Day - Remembering Buddha's mother too
    Sunday Sit - Mother's Day - Remembering Buddha's mother too
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Mar 10
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all.
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  • Early Tuesday Sitting Group
    Early Tuesday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Mar 12
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 12, 2024, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 12, 2024, 7:00 AM – 7:30 AM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Tuesday Nite Sitting Group
    Tuesday Nite Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Mar 12
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Wednesday Sitting Group
    Wednesday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Mar 13
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
    Share
  • Friday Sitting Group
    Friday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Mar 15
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 15, 2024, 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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  • Saturday Sitting Group
    Saturday Sitting Group
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 16
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Mar 16, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
    Online Zoom Zendo
    Open to all. Please join us as we sit for 20 minutes of meditation as a group. (aka Zazen) If you are new to sitting please don't be put off, we will offer advice.
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