New Paltz Zen Center offers a space for people to learn and practice zen meditation, foster and build community and appreciate our lives together. 


We are an affiliate of The Village Zendo in NYC, and welcome all traditions.


We offer seating options of cushions, kneeling benches and chairs.


Wednesday  6:00pm-7:45pm 
Sunday        9:30am-11:00am

Practice involves seated meditation (zazen) and walking meditation (kinhin).

If you would like beginning instruction, please arrive fifteen minutes prior to the start of practice.

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NPZC is an open and affirming space, all are welcome to practice. We welcome people of different cultures, colors, abilities, ages, identifications, and beliefs who choose to join us. We appreciate and explore our differences in order to build understanding, harmony, and openness for the whole community.