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Zen Buddhism in Hyannis, Massachusetts.


Hyannis Zendo

Hyannis Zendo was established in 2009 as a space to learn and practice meditation, study Zen, share in community, and to explore what this practice means in our lives. We are located in the West End of Hyannis, MA.

At Hyannis Zendo, we practice sitting meditation (zazen), walking meditation (kinhin), offer weekly instruction, Zen interviews, dharma talks, and the practice of mindful eating in the formal Zen style (oriyoki). We also hold a monthly day of intensive meditation practice (zazenkai). Please see our schedule for more information.

the cool breeze,

with all its strength

the cricket

– Kobayashi Issa

Practice with

Hyannis Zendo

Hyannis Zendo hosts practice on a weekly schedule. Join us online for Monday and Thursday morning zazen and in-person or online for our Saturday program.

Monday & Thursday (online)

7:00 - 8:00 am

zazen 7:00 – 7:25 am
verse of the kesa/stretch
zazen 7:30 – 7:55 am
work gatha

Monday Interview (online)


Interview is an opportunity to meet face to face with a teacher, work on koans, and to ask questions about your practice.

Please arrive on time, Hyannis Zendo practitioners will be given preference.


9:00 - 10:40 am

chanting 9:00 – 9:20 am
zazen 9:20 – 9:45 am
kinhin 9:45 – 9:55 am
zazen 9:55 – 10:20 am
dharma talk 10:20 – 10:40 am



January 30, 2023
  • Morning Practice January 30, 2023  7:00 am - 8:00 am Hyannis

    7:00-7:25 zazen
    verse of the kesa/stretching
    7:30-7:55  zazen
    7:55 samu service

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  • Interview Available January 30, 2023  11:00 am - 12:00 pm Zoom

    Online interview is available to Hyannis Zendo practitioners with Fugan from 11:00am to 12:00pm through the Village Zendo Teacher Interview Page

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February 2, 2023
  • Morning Practice February 2, 2023  7:00 am - 8:00 am

    verse of the kesa/stretching
    7:30-7:55 zazen
    7:55–work service

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February 4, 2023
  • Weekly Practice February 4, 2023  9:00 am - 10:40 am hyannis zendo

    9:00-9:10 chanting
    9:10-9:40 zazen
    9:40-9:50 kinhin
    9:50-10:20 zazen (interview available)
    10:20-10:40 dharma talk

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  • Zazenkai February 4, 2023  9:00 am - 3:30 pm hyannis zendo
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Saturday, November 19, 2022 3:00-4:30pm

Village Zendo Online Rituals Workshop

The Second Rituals Workshop: Setting Up for Zazen (3:00-4:30)

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Hyannis Zendo

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Talk by Shinryu Roshi: Winter Retreat Day 4 (12/30/22)

Shinryu Roshi addresses two of the prime teachings of Layman P’ang — on the limits of language and concepts and on how to lead a free and engaged life amidst the 10,000 things.