JissoJi Zen Ann Arbor is a Zen meditation group in the tradition of Shunryu Suzuki of Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind. Our Zazen –Zen meditation– is held at The Lotus Center in Ann Arbor on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 11 am to noon.

JissoJi Zen Ann Arbor follows a Japanese Soto Zen lineage, the American practices originate in the San Francisco Zen Center. All are welcome, no prior experience necessary. Orientation & Introduction to Zazen –Zen meditation– and Zendo forms are available upon request. Fellowship is offered over a meal after Zazen.

Our next Zazen is on November 11th at The Lotus Center. It is a half-day silent meditation, the last period is starting at 11 am, the doors open at 8am, with walking meditation in between sitting meditations. After the final period of zazen we have a brief noon service and informal lunch. Feel free to indicate your interest on MeetUp.

Upcoming month: Zazen at The Lotus Center will be on November 25th and December 9th. 

JissoJi also offers lay-ordination preparation, studying the precepts and sewing of Buddha’s robe. The Rev. Taikodo Marta Dabis is a board-certified hospital chaplain and ordained Zen priest in the Suzuki/Katagiri lineage. She lives in Ann Arbor, MI.