Schedule

If it’s your first time, or you have additional questions, please call 907-563-4936 for more information.  Find our MeetUp here. If you are willing to volunteer as a Sunday Opener please let us know at zen@alaska-zen.org, thank you!

Sunday Morning Practice

Sun: 8:30 - 11 AM

8:30am 25 minutes of zazen

   5 minutes of kinhin

9:00am 25 minutes of zazen

   5 minutes of kinhin

9:30am 25 minutes of zazen

9:55 am 25 minute chanting sutra service

10 to 40 minute Dharma talk and discussion

Informal tea after sitting 


Newcomer Instruction

Sun: 9:00 - 9:25 AM

If you are new to Zen Buddhism, there are several opportunities each month to receive zazen instruction, and ask questions.

Every Sunday morning zazen instruction is offered at 9:00 AM.  

If you can’t stay for the entire practice period, don’t worry. You can always leave during periods of kinhin (walking meditation) or before the service or dharma talk.

Information on how to find our building (and the door!) is on the Contact page.


Dharma School

4th Sun: 11:30 AM - 1 PM

Dharma school meets during the school year.  For more information on Dharma school for children, teens and families, click here.  


New AZC Location

 Anchorage Community House is moving and Anchorage Zen Community is moving with them.  Our first day in our new ACH space will be June 2 at 4105 East Turnagain Blvd, Suite A.  This is also known as the Turnagain Arts Building.  For more information click here.   


New AZC Location

Sun June 2: 8:30-11 AM

 Anchorage Community House is moving and Anchorage Zen Community is moving with them.  Our first day in our new ACH space will be June 2 at 4105 East Turnagain Blvd, Suite A.  This is also known as the Turnagain Arts Building.  For more information click here.   


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