BLACK LIVES MATTER. and TRANS VISIBILITY & REFUGE matters, as does Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice in the MRO and throughout our communities and our world.
Our upcoming schedule, from introductory weekends to meditation intensives, arts programs, Buddhist studies retreats and more.
Zen Center of NYC: Fire Lotus Temple is a refuge for spiritual practitioners in the heart of Brooklyn. Daily zazen, weekly workshops, meditation intensives, residency opportunities, and more.
Residential training, with its emphasis on lived experience rather than theoretical knowledge, is a powerful way to study and practice Zen.
We tend to see body, breath, & mind separately, but in zazen – the meditation at the heart of Zen practice – they come together as one.
Check out our extensive library of dharma talks, interviews & podcasts from teachers and monastics. A great introduction to Zen or a way to deepen your practice.
Check out the Mountain Record blog for the latest news and perspectives from the Monastery, Zen Center and beyond…
Everything you need for engaged practice, including meditation cushions, incense, books, statues, clothing and more. Check out our Tenkozan line of items handmade at the Monastery.
The MRO offers a variety of affinity groups and opportunities to study our collective and individual conditioning. We see self-study and engaged activism as part and parcel with the Buddha’s imperative to study and alleviate suffering wherever we encounter it.