This is a listing of current and future events and classes at
Houston Zen Center that is updated regularly.


Classes at Houston Zen Center are taught by the Abbot, Gaelyn Godwin, and by senior members of HZC. There is a modest charge for classes but scholarships are readily available. No one is turned away for lack of funds. Send questions about scholarships or costs to the office.

Classes are open to everyone and are generally designed for all levels of practice experience from beginners to experienced meditators, unless otherwise specified in the class description.


Introduction to Zen Sitting - One Hour

If you are new to Zen or meditation, please come to the one–hour introduction on the first Wednesday of each month. It begins at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.

Dharma en Español

Los invitamos a que nos acompañen cada mes para expandir la conversación, sumergirnos en la practica de meditación, las formaciones Zen, y como el Dharma es pertinente en nuestras vidas el primer sábado del mes, 9:45 am - 11:15 am. Para mas informacion favor de contactar Daniel Salazar ( Los esperamos!

Houston Dharma Collective

The Houston Dharma Collective is a group of diverse individuals who meet to meditate and to discuss the Buddha's teachings.  Rooted in the practice of Zen Buddhism, we welcome all levels of practitioners, including beginners and those who are interested in deepening their practice within a supportive community. We meet on Sundays from 1-2 pm. on the second floor of HZC. A donation of $1 per meeting is suggested, and all monies received will be donated to Houston Zen Center. Contact for more information