The Potomac Zen Center offers meditation every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, Dharma talks on Tuesday, and private koan interviews with Zen Master Pohwa Sunim on Friday.
Drop in on any of these classes. You don’t need to arrive on time. Each class stands on its own and no prior experience is necessary.
Sunday Morning Meditation
This is a good option for beginners. Come for a relaxing morning meditation session with chanting. Drop in at any time. The format is alternating sessions of sitting meditation for 35 minutes and walking meditation for 10 minutes. Towards the end, the teacher will play a recorded Dharma talk by Zen Master Pohwa Sunim.
Sun. 9 am to 11 am
Beginner’s Zen Class
Those new to Zen and meditation may want to start with this class. Drop by early or late, although you can talk to the teacher one-on-one if you arrive early. Just come as you are. The teacher will serve tea and lead discussion. The class meditates for two 25-minute sitting sessions and one 10-minute walking session.
Wed. 7 pm to 9 pm
Friday Deep Zen
At the end of your work week, decompress with an extended meditation session. Drop in at any time. Arrive by 9 pm to get a one-on-one koan interview with Zen Master Pohwa Sunim. The format is 45 minutes of sitting meditation followed by 15 minutes of walking meditation, with a tea break shortly before the 9 pm interviews.
Fri. 7 pm to midnight
Tuesday Night Dharma Talk
Please join a live video meeting with Sunim. Use your microphone and your speakers or headset (VoIP). Or call in by phone. Please mute your microphone unless speaking. Please turn off your camera until the end.
Meeting ID: 429-686-773
Phone access: Dial +1 (571) 317-3112