Independent Meditation Center Guide

"Learning to look at each second as if it were the first and only second in the universe is most essential in Vipassana meditation."
Henepola Gunaratana, Mindfulness in Plain English.

Rochester Zen Center
7 Arnold Park
Rochester,  New York   14607
(For best directions, please ask the center.)
Email Click to contact via e-mail
Phone 585 473-9180
Center's Description
The Rochester Zen Center is a Buddhist training center where men and women may practice daily Zen meditation, hear teishos (Zen commentaries), and take part in ceremonies and intensive retreats. Under the careful guidance of Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede (Abbot and Dharma successor of Roshi Philip Kapleau) and/or his senior students, trainees participate in all the aspects of traditional Zen training, including: * A full daily schedule of sitting zazen * Zen chanting * Work practice * Teishos (zen commentaries) by the teacher and talks by a senior member * Private instruction (dokusan) * Instructional talks and other special guidance * Intensive meditation retreats (2-day, 4-day or 7-day sesshins). Introductory workshops and training programs are scheduled regularly.
Independent Comments
7/3/2016  Reviewed By: Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Georgie Silvarole
Read Internet comment

Help Improve This Site

Contribute Comments Please contribute! Not money, just comments.

The Independent Meditation Center Guide is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

Top | Home | Find Center | Links