Archive for the AZC 'Requests'


The doan is the person who hits the bells during the ceremonies. The community needs more doans; there are only a couple of people who actively perform the role. Being doan is a great dharma practice.

Dharma & Dinner is a time to gather together, enjoy a dharma based conversation and share a meal. Currently it is held quarterly during the evening of the second Friday of the given month. If you are interested in hosting this event please email For 2015 the dates of Dharma & Dinner are June 12th, September 11th, and December 11th.

It could be a simple thing to use this space for other personal requests for any sangha member. Please send request posts to