Sunday Morning – Practice Session

Ordinary Zen Sangha has reopened. According to the C.D.C., it will be safe for those of us who have been fully vaccinated. However, with the Delta Variant spreading even to vaccinated individuals, masks are recommended. Please do not come to the Zendo if you are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to anyone with Covid. OZS is secular in its approach, no experience is necessary, and all are welcome. We practice at our Zendo Sunday mornings at 10:00 am. […]

Wednesday Evening – Practice Session

Ordinary Zen Sangha has reopened. According to the C.D.C., it will be safe for those of us who have been fully vaccinated. However, with the Delta Variant spreading even to vaccinated individuals, masks are recommended. Please do not come to the Zendo if you are experiencing any symptoms or have been exposed to anyone with Covid. OZS is secular in its approach, no experience is necessary, and all are welcome. We practice at our Zendo Wednesday Evening at 7:00 pm. […]

The Dharma Marrow of our Ancestors

This Podcast is a glimpse into what our Zoom Practice Sessions are like. Starting with the Three Refuges, the beginning of the Heart Sutra (just a few moments of the chant), then you will hear the end of the sitting period with the clap of the Chukpi, ending the practice period with the four Bodhisattva Vows before a short talk about one of the ancestors of Zen, Linji… “The teaching of Linji is not like any other master. He dares […]

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There is no I and there is no other

12/09/2020 – In this Wednesday’s Dharma Talk, Will continues with another reading from: The Sayings of Layman P’ang: A Zen Classic of China. – “The Message of the Diamond Sutra”. Our discussion is about  “There is no I and there is no other” in this holiday season.

OZS Meditation on Siesta Key Beach

Every Saturday Morning from 6:50 AM to 7:30 AM Join Abbot Will Rauschenberger of Ordinary Zen Sangha for  Zen Meditation Practice on Siesta Key Beach Saturday mornings (weather permitting).  Meditating in nature is ideal and we will have the beach mostly to ourselves this early in the morning. This is a wonderful opportunity to meditate together in a safe and beautiful environment. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.  Please bring your own cushion or mat and arrive early […]