By becoming a dues-paying member of Orlando Zen Center, you help support its ongoing practice and programs. You’ll also automatically become a member of the international Kwan Um School of Zen, and part of its effort to bring this teaching to new students and to other parts of the world. As a member you will READ MORE

Long Sit

Schedule   9:00-9:10 Introduction 9:10-9:30 Morning Bell Chant (text)  9:30-12:00 Sitting and Walking (four sitting periods) 12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (off Zoom) 1:00-1:30 Dharma Talk 1:30-2:40 Sitting and Walking (two sitting periods) 2:40-2:45 2 Chants + 4 Vows (text)  2:45-3:00pm Dharma Circle READ MORE


Sunday Evening Practice (@Joybird and Zoom) 6:30 pm: Set up (in person) 6:45 pm: Introduction (in person and zoom)7:00-8:00 pm: Formal practice Meeting: Join Zoom Chanting: Evening Bell Chant (solo), then Heart Sutra (English) and Great Dharani. See Sunday Chanting Texts  for the words to the chants and for the four vows. Sitting: 25 minutes of silent meditation READ MORE


Everyone is welcome to practice with us. You can join us for Sunday evening practice in person or on zoom.  To attend in person, please join us at Joybird Books. There is no need to let us know in advance before attending regular practice. But if you do, we’ll be sure to expect and welcome you. There is READ MORE