Our group started with a few members willing to climb through a second-story window once a week to get to our zendo in a condemned building. Presently we have a “walk-in” zendo in Charlottesville for daily zazen and extended Sunday morning practice. We also have a zendo in the Blue Ridge Mountains, where we hold retreats that emphasize zazen, work practice, and ample kinhin on outdoor

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Each year a friendly group of adults and youngsters from as far away as Missouri, Florida, and New York joins us for a fam­ily retreat at Camp Albemarle where we enjoy mindful breathing, sitting, swim­ming, frisbee, and walking meditation among the huge rocks that overlook the river. The children

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Services are held weekly. Once a month Rev. K. T. Tsuji visits from Northern Vir­ginia and leads the services, which can be conducted in either Chinese or English, depending on the makeup of the group. We chant The Three Refuges, the Juseige, Amida’s Name, and Praises of Amida. Fol­lowing a short period of meditation, we have tea, refreshments, and discussion. Children are welcome. address: 3411 Grove Avenue,

Richmond, VA 23221

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Two groups that had been around for about ten years merged into what is today the Ekoji Zen Group. Without a formal spiritual head or resident teacher, and unaffiliated with any particular temple or lineage, we operate by conscientious an­archy. Members share in the responsibili­ties and functions of the temple, service, and orientation of newcomers. Several times a year we are visited

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For additional information, please refer to Community of Mindful Living, Berke­ley, California.

address: 20711 Sycolin Road, Leesburg, VA 22075 PHONE: (703) 777-1618 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual head: Thich Nhat Hanh contacts: Alice and Dan Magorian affiliation: Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California meditation program: We meet once a month

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For additional information, please refer to Community of Mindful Living, Berke­ley, California.

address: 612 Westover Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507 PHONE: (804) 625-6367 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh. spiritual

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New River Zen Community meets twice weekly for three periods of zazen and a dharma talk. The group includes mem­bers from various religious backgrounds who support one another in Zen practice. The third Saturday of each month is re­served for Morning Zazen, a half day of sitting.

address: 2121 Charlton Lane, Radford, VA 24141 PHONE: (540)

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Sai Sho An Zen Group is a small sangha located in a rural/suburban community in Fauquier County, Virginia. One of the oldest Zen sanghas in the South, the group is led by Tom Davenport, a Zen layperson and senior student of Joshu Sa­saki-Roshi. The zendo etiquette is strict, but the atmosphere is warm and encour­aging. Sittings are between thirty and forty-five minutes long, and on Saturday mornings

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We are a sangha within a land-based, egalitarian, income-sharing, nonreligious community. We are open to new mem­bers. (For additional information, please refer to Community of Mindful Living, Berkeley, California.) address: Twin Oaks Community, Louisa, VA 23093 PHONE: (540) 894-5126 lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

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Our teachers have given us an incredible treasure. We established Stone Mountain Zendo to share with others the dharma that has come down to us through twenty-five hundred years of tireless teaching. It is a quiet and peaceful envi­ronment where instruction in Zen medi­tation is offered

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For additional information, please refer to Community of Mindful Living, Berke­ley, California.

address: 8502 Rehoboth Court, Vienna, VA 22031-5061 PHONE: (703) 356-4912 e-mail: wmenza@capaccess. org lineage: Mindfulness practice in the tra­dition

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Washington Mindfulness Community was established by a group of women and men inspired by the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, a contemporary Vietnamese Zen Master, author, and peace activist. We meet one evening a week for medita­tion and discussion at the Washington Buddhist Vihara. There

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Zen America is an organization for shar­ing the richness of spiritual and philo­sophical wisdom that is increasingly commanding the interest of the Western world. Zen is where East meets West, sci­ence meets mysticism, and knowledge meets wisdom. This organization is dedi­cated to spreading the joy and enlighten­ment

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