Sokuji Zendo has its roots in Soto Zen Buddhist tradition.

Sokuji is a Zen Buddhist community located in Bemidji Minnesota. We embrace the image of the “frozen lotus”, surviving intense deep winters, blossoming in summer with roots in the mud, both beautiful and hardy!

We gather weekly  for silent sitting meditation followed by tea and conversation focusing on how Zen practice supports healthy relationships with ourselves, other people, and all of life.

Thursday Evening Zazen

In person and Streaming


      • In person at The Clearing, 514 Beltrami Avenue ,  Bemidji
      • Streaming will follow the Ryumonji model of zazen and dharma talk

To connect with streaming, please click on the Zoom link below:


Tuesday Morning Zazen

 7:00 am – 7:45 am

You are invited to a simple online morning zazen practice each Tuesday


Meeting ID: 863 8410 0415
Passcode: 158358