Welcome to Inside Dharma!

We are a Buddhist based organization that focuses on assisting residents in prisons and ex-convicts. We also serve the community through the Shinzo Zen Meditation Center, which practices in the Soto Zen tradition. All are welcome.

Important Announcement


There is a website that’s posing as Inside Dharma and the Shinzo Zen Meditation Center. If you visit¬†http://www.shinzozmc.org, please note that this is an imposter site is and is NOT us. This site appears to be a scammer using the Inside Dharma and Shinzo ZMC names and old information in an endeavor to lure the unsuspecting into selling them public and private “coaching” on a monthly basis.

We will NEVER sell meditation time or the Dharma to you. While dana (donations) are accepted and appreciated, the use of the zendo, the meditation services, and teachings of the Dharma will always be offered freely.

So, please, take care not to allow them to trick your confidence.

Our official website is right here at http://insidedharma.org. Please make note of this and follow us on social media (Facebook and Twitter) by visiting our Social Media Feeds page for all of the latest information and zendo news.

We thank you for your time in reading this cautionary announcement. Gassho! ūüôŹ

Monday, January 13, 2020

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Meditation Services Schedule

Below is the list of meditation
services Inside Dharma offers,
complete with schedules and directions.

Shinzo Zen Meditation Center with Kalen

Meditation and Dharma Talk Services Schedule:

     Sundays: TBA

     Located within the Laughing Bear Bakery.
        4001 Utah Street
         St. Louis, MO 63116

Laughing Bear Bakery and Shinzo Zen Meditation Center

Park in the front, the side, or the back of the building. The entrance is in the front through the black door under the black awning.

WeAlign with Shindo

Meditation and Dharma Discussion Services Schedule: 

     Thursdays: 6:30 P.M. Р8:00 P.M.
     Saturdays: 7:00 A.M. Р8:30 A.M.
     Located next to Cfx in South City.
         4125 Humphrey Street
         St. Louis, MO 63116

Park in the parking lot just past the building pictured. Enter the gate in the far-right hand corner of the lot. Follow the stairs to the courtyard. Proceed to the basement stairs diagonal from where you entered the courtyard & come on in.


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