to the Princeton Area Zen Group.
We sit every Sunday from
7 to 9 pm
at Fellowship in Prayer,
291 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ.
Event Calendar and Announcements
On Saturday, August 26, 2023 we will be holding a zazenkai, or one-day retreat. We will not be hosting our regulary weekly sitting the following day, Sunday, August 27. Weekly stting will resume the following Sunday, September 3, 2023.
Please bring your own meditation cushions if you have them. We have cushions available for those who do not yet have their own set.
Newcomers should arrive Sunday at 6:30 pm for an introduction to the group and Zen meditation practice. This will be followed by our regular
sitting from 7 to 9 pm.
Affiliate members will be invited to join virtually on the last Sunday of every month. Please contact us for more information on the affiliate membership.
Princeton Area Zen Group (PAZG) engages in
lay meditation practice in the tradition of Yasutani-Yamada-Aitken.
Founded in 1991 by teachers Manfred Steger and Perle Besserman, the
PAZG is a community-based, non-residential
unaffiliated Zen center designed to introduce anyone with a sincere
desire for self-realization to the formal practice of zazen
group is not a religious organization, but a
collection of committed, like-minded individuals responsible for
maintaining and supporting a place of Zen practice. It emphasizes
traditional elements of Zen Buddhist practice, such as sitting
talks, private interviews, and retreats, but within a framework of
Western culture with an emphasis on democratically discussed and
implemented community policies.
more information, please contact Donald at 609-510-3909, Paul at 908-809-3400, or email
us at email@example.com.
for information on the book Grassroots
Zen: Community and Practice in the Twenty-First Century by PAZG founding teachers Perle Besserman and Manfred Steger