Fall 2017 Events

 

  • Nov 30th —  7pm Shuso (Myoshin Carlos Moura) to offer Practice Period Talk on “Doing One Thing”  (following one period of zazen) 7pm
  • Dec 1 st —6:30am  Naomi Knoble to offer “Way Seeking Mind Talk” (following brief zazen period)
  • Dec 3rd – Jukai Ceremony
  • Dec 3rd – 9th Rohatsu Sesshin
Sunday Dec 3rd 
1:00  Jukai Ceremony
6:10  Oryoki Dinner
6:55 – Break
7:20 – Zazen
7:50 – Kinhin
8:00 – Zazen
8:30 – Refuges and closing
Monday Dec 4th to Friday Dec 8 Sesshin Schedule
6:30 Robe Chant /Zazen 
7:10 Four Great Vows and Koan Reading
7:20 Oryoki Breakfast
8:00 Break
8:30 Zazen
9:00 Walk Outside
9:55 Break
10 Opening Bell Chant/Kanzeon/Heart Sutra
10:15 Zazen
10:30 Kinhin
10:40 Dharma Talk
11:20 Zazen
11:50 Break
12:15 Oryoki Lunch
1:00 Zazen/Silent Walk Weather Permitting
1:30 Work Practice
2:30 Break
2:45 Yoga
3:15 Practice Discussion with tea and cookies
3:45 Zazen
4:15 Kinhin
4:25 Zazen
4:55 Kinhin
5:10 Zazen
5:40  Kinhin
5:50  Break
6:10 Oryoki Dinner
6:55 – Break
7:20 – Zazen
7:50 – Kinhin
8:00 – Zazen
8:30 – Refuges and closing
Saturday Dec 9th
6:30 Robe Chant /Zazen 
7:10 Four Great Vows and Koan Reading
7:20 Oryoki Breakfast
7:45 Break
9:00 Zazen
9:40 Walk Outside
9:55 Break
10 Opening Bell Chant/Kanzeon/Heart Sutra
10:15 Zazen
10:30 Kinhin
10:40   Prepare for departure
11:20 Zazen
11:50 Closing 
12:00  Lunch out in the neighborhood
  • Dec 21st – Solstice Ceremony 7pm

The Study Material for the Oct 5th – Dec 9th Ango will be:   The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture, by Vimalakirti (author), Robert A. F. Thurman (translator). Penn State University Press.   See recommended  reading page for link to PDF of this text

 

 

As always, the weekly sits will be as follows:

  • Regular morning zazen—Monday and Friday, 6:30 am
  • Regular Thursday evening zazen—Thursday, 7:00 pm
  • Oryoki breakfast—Following zazen on the first Monday of the month