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, please call 826-1701 or email email@example.com to arrange a convenient time for a brief orientation and instruction in zen meditation.
Zazen refers to seated meditation; kinhin is walking meditation.
The Arcata Zen Group meets at the North Coast Aikido Center, located off the public parking lot at 8th & F Streets, Arcata. On the second Sunday of the month, the sangha shares poetry and other readings brought in by individuals. On the fourth Sunday, there is often a student talk. On cool days, dress warmly in layers as the Aikido space is unheated. If you have any questions, please contact Milli (sentientbeading -at- sbcglobal -dot- net).
5:30 to 6:10pm
Eureka The Eureka sitting group meets 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 Barry (476 8317) or Travis (616 5276) or email barryevans9 -at- yahoo -dot- comWesthaven Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8:30 to 9:30; two 25 minute periods of zazen, with kinhin. For further details and information email webmistress -at- arcatazengroup -dot- org
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.