Welcome to the Kwan Um School of Zen Online Sangha!

In addition to the free practice services available to everyone (streaming practice, live Question & Answer sessions, email correspondence) KUOS Membership includes these additional services and benefits:

  • Regular private online kong-an interviews
  • Discounts on retreats and sangha events at KUSZ centers
  • Online workshops and dharma talks
  • Participation in the private Facebook group

Meditation Instruction

For instructions on how to do sitting meditation visit https://kwanumzen.org/how-to-practice-sitting-meditation/

To set up a live, one-on-one meditation instruction session, email online@kwanumzen.org

Kong-An Interviews

If you want to have one-on-one interviews with a teacher, email us and we'll help you get set up with one of our teachers. online@kwanumzen.org

Read more about kong-an practice


Streaming Practice

If you want to join live sitting meditation with the world wide sangha, visit https://www.youtube.com/EmptyGateZenCenterBerkeley/live

Join the discussion:

We have a private Facebook page for people to ask questions about practice, share their experience, photos, etc. 

Join Facebook group


Watch previous live Q & Sessions on YouTube

To see the full playlist of Q & A Sessions visit




To view your Memberspace account (to edit your email, change password, update credit card, view billing history, cancel your subscription, etc.) please login here: