Welcome to the Tampa Zen Center

We meet every Saturday morning at the University of Tampa cathedral on the UT campus near downtown Tampa.

  9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Zazen Instruction & Discussion

10:00 AM - 10:25 AM Sitting Meditation
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM Walking Meditation ("Kinhin")
10:35 AM - 11:00 AM Sitting Meditation
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Heart Sutra, Service
11:15 AM - Silent work period - put cushions and instruments away

11:25 AM - 12:00 PM Discussion in the Meditation Room then
Tea, Coffee, Baked goods & Conversation

This schedule includes two 25-minute sitting meditations. Those wishing to participate in only one meditation period should arrive at 10:25 AM and may join us in the zendo during kinhin. Zazen instruction is recommended for new attendees.

Experienced and beginners are always welcome. Instruction and meditation practice are free. Donations are accepted and as a 501(c)(3) non-profit all recorded donations are tax deductible.

For additional information click on our About page, visit us on
Facebook, contact us at tzc@tampazencenter.org or call our Director at (813) 230-4019.

Wear loose comfortable clothing.

Cushions are provided.

Coffee, tea, baked goods and conversation

“Our way is to practice one step at a time, one breath at a time, with no gaining idea.” – Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

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