Whenever possible, carpool to Rin Shin-ji; parking is extremely limited
and reserved for those with disabilities. Do Not Park In Front Of Our Neighbors.
Sesshin schedule and directions to Rin Shin-ji follow.
Daily and Weekly Sitting
Zazen Instruction and Orientation
Beginners and experienced students are welcome. If you are new to zen practice, you might find it helpful to talk to a member about our approach to meditation. This isn't a requirement; you're welcome to join us in meditation with or without an orientation. If you're interested, please call 826-1701 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you.
The Arcata Zen Group meets at the North Coast Aikido, located off the public parking lot on F Street between 8th and 9th streets, Arcata. On cool days, dress warmly in layers as the Aikido space is unheated.
Weekday evenings sittings will be held at Rin Shin-ji at 740 Park Ave., Arcata Monday through Thursday
5:30 to 6:10pm
Eureka There is zazen every Wednesday from 6 to 7PM at the First Christian Church, 730 K Street, Eureka (ramp entrance, to the right and up the stairs). Newcomers please come five minutes early. For more information call Marie 845-8399 or email email@example.com
This is the standard schedule for multi-day sesshin; specific
sesshin schedules, when different, will be posted in the Event
announcements. If you would like to print the schedule, use this pdf file.
First Evening of sesshin
Full Day Schedule
Last Day of Sesshin
740 Park Avenue, Arcata
Take Samoa Blvd. exit (South Arcata) towards Sunnybrae.
Use first roundabout to turn left onto Union Street. Travel up hill.
Turn right onto Bayside, then IMMEDIATELY turn left to continue uphill on Fickle Hill. Bear right at the fork.
Fickle Hill ends within a couple of blocks at Park Avenue. Turn right and continue uphill on Park Avenue
One block past Shirley Blvd. (and only a few blocks from your last turn), Park Avenue turns right while the main road continues uphill as Fickle Hill. Turn right to stay on Park Avenue.
Rin Shin-ji is the second house on the left. There is very limited parking, reserved for those with disabilities. Please do not park in front of our neighbors. Instead, park on Fickle Hill and walk.
Take 11th St. over the freeway and up the hill until it meets Bayview St.
Jog right for one block on Bayview and then follow around to the left as it becomes Park Ave.
Continue uphill on Park and follow steps five and six above.