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 July 22nd at The Lotus Center, starting at 11 am, please arrive early. After 40 minutes of meditation, we have a brief noon service and informal lunch. In August we meet on the 12th and the 26th at The Lotus Center.

Our Silent Zen weekend is scheduled for July 27-29, your early signing up is requested at the MeetUp page, please.

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.