Apr 032014


We meet at 10:00 am each Saturday on Zoom, until it is again safe to meet in person. We invite you, your family, and loved ones to visit our practice. To be added to the meeting notification list for Zoom link information, please send us a message through the Contact Us page.

Apr 022014


Upaya of Tucson was created to benefit the entire community, regardless of one’s spiritual belief or religious practice.

Jul 062021

Dear Friends

Upaya Sangha of Tucson is now offering daily online morning (6:00 – 6:30 am) and evening (7:00 – 7:30 pm) group Zazen (sitting meditation) sessions via Zoom. Sangha participant and Zen Priest Postulant, Lynda Jinchi Swinger, is generously volunteering to host and guide these daily sessions. Click on the Web address below to join these sessions:

Upaya Tucson morning sit, 6-6:30am, daily
Upaya Tucson evening zazen, 7-7:30pm, daily


Jun 102020

Sensei Al Genkai Kaszniak, Ph.D. Upaya Sangha of Tucson   In a June 2nd, 2020 online posting by Lion’s Roar magazine, Zen teacher and author, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel offered the following words. (From:  https://www.lionsroar.com/darkness-is-asking-to-be-loved/ )   DARKNESS IS ASKING TO BE LOVED   “By now we have lost the tiny sense of peace we created [continue reading…]

Mar 162020

Dear Sangha Friends: We have put our First and Third Saturday morning sangha meetings on hold until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Saturday meetings will now occur online, via Zoom videoconferencing. We will also similarly offer online meditation and open discussion, on Second and Fourth Saturdays. If you are already on our [continue reading…]