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 Cape Cod Zen Center  


We hold ceremonies - like Memorial Services (also 49 Day Ceremonies) as called for. Contact us - - for more information.

Retreats and Workshops

We typically have a retreat or a workshop, once per month. These will be announced.

Abbot Jim doing 49 Day Ceremony

Interviews and Dharma Talks

Friday evenings are especially for guests and newcomers, with interviews every Friday evening except for the last Friday of the month – a 7 p.m. Dharma Talk at CCZC.


Cape Cod Zen Center

Meditation Instruction

For Meditation Instruction at Cape Cod Zen Center, 169 North Main Street in South Yarmouth; please set up an appointment by e-mailing

Meditation Schedule

New 2017 Practice Schedule

Informal Meditation Practice – at Unitarian Church of Barnstable, Route 6A, in Barnstable Village. We meet in the Library, behind the Sanctuary, upstairs. Tuesday mornings 8:00-9:15 a.m. - chanting, sitting and walking meditation, discussions.

CCZC Formal Meditation Practice – at CCZC, 169 North Main Street, South Yarmouth

Sunday mornings 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – 108 bows*, Morning Bell Chant, Regular Chanting, sitting and walking meditation.   *We encourage all to do 108 bows; you can do standing bows; or coming 10 minutes late (skip bows) is okay too.

 (Monday evening Practice CANCELLED)

Friday evenings 6:30 - 8:15 p.m. – Special chanting, regular chanting, two periods of sitting/walking meditation. On Friday evenings, there will be interviews every Friday evening, except for the last Friday of the month (January – 1/27; February – 2/24; March – 3/24), during which there will be a 7 p.m. Dharma Talk at CCZC.