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
trails. Members of our group have studied with various teachers, but our formative connection has been with Rinzai-ji.
address: 4460 Advance Mills Road, Earlysville, VA 22936 PHONE: (804) 973-5435 lineage: Rinzai Zen spiritual heads: Kyozan Joshu Sasaki - Roshi and others contact: Teido Bill Stephens affiliation: Informally affiliated with Rinzai-ji.
facilities: City zendo and mountain retreat facility. meditation program: Zazen daily;
Sunday extended practice. retreats offered: Periodic two - and three-day retreats.
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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 Daven