Buddhist Chaplaincy

Programs for Fall 2021

Meditation Schedule

Monday 12 p.m. in Main Chapel
Monday 2:20 p.m. in Main Chapel
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. in Main Chapel
Wednesday 11 a.m. in Main Chapel and on Zoom
Wednesday 12 p.m. Pure Land Chanting in Small Chapel
Wednesday 5:30 p.m. on Zoom
Thursday 2 p.m. in Main Chapel and on Zoom
Friday 2 p.m. in Small Chapel
Sunday 6:30 p.m. in Small Chapel – meditation, tea and discussion

Mindfulness Training Program

The certificate program will continue beginning Sept. 13. The program helps students gain a deeper understanding of and connection with meditation. Anyone interested in applying or learning more should contact JoAnn Cooke at jmcooke@syr.edu as soon as possible. Rolling applications for level I and level II are being accepted at this time.


The Buddhist Chaplaincy is sponsored by the Zen Center of Syracuse and Zen Studies Society.

On-campus weekly meditation, including additional sittings and classes offered during the academic year. For information, contact Chaplain JoAnn Cooke.

Chaplain Cooke is also a spiritual advisor to Quaker and Atheist students. Contact her to learn more or for support.


JoAnn Cooke Portrait

JoAnn Cooke, Chaplain




Jikyo Bonnie Shoultz

Jikyo Bonnie Shoultz, Chaplain
315.492.6341; Call for an appointment





Zen Center of Syracuse
266 W. Seneca Tnpk., Syracuse, NY 13207

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