Upcoming: Cooking Class and Half-Day Retreat

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Greetings.

All Beings would like to invite the community to two upcoming events next week.

Sunday, January 15th, 8:30 AM: I, Sam, will provide a one-hour lesson in how to cook a basic Japanese oryoki breakfast of rice, soup, and pickles.  I’ll include ingredients, tools, and methods.  Suggested donation is $10.

Monday, January 16th, 6:30 AM or 9:00 AM to 12 Noon: Half-Day Retreat in the zendo. This will include one oryoki meal, a talk by Inryu Bobbi Ponce-Barger, and an opportunity for one-to-one practice discussion.  When you RSVP, please let Inryu know which start time works for you.  Suggested donation is $25 to help cover the cost of the meal.

RSVP to Inryu for either event.

Be well, and stay warm,

Sam

 

 

 

 

Day Retreat at Woodburn Hill Farm

 

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“In other words, we are captive to our own self-created illusion of permanence”. (Grassroots Zen –Manfred B. Steger and Perle Besserman)

Join us for a day of possibilities and silence at Woodburn Hill Farm on November 5th. As we have done before, let’s come together as a shanga (community) to celebrate our constant companion, “Change”. Let’s support each other through sitting, walking, eating, drinking tea and practice discussion. Please consider giving this gift to yourself and all of us by attending! For information and to RSVP, please email Mario.  Suggested donation for this one will be $15.

See you on the mat. – Mario

Fall 2016 Events

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Greetings –

Just wanted to let everyone know that we have some events coming up this fall, all worth your time.  I’ve listed them out here but they’ll remain under Fall 2016 Events on the site as well.  If you have any questions, please send Shinren Mark Stone an e-mail.  Many thanks, hope to see you soon, and have a cup of tea.

Sam

These are on a Thursday evening at 7 pm at the All Beings Zendo, unless otherwise noted:

  • September 15th —Rev. Inryu talk on “The Bodhisattvas All Around Us”
  • October 6th — Way Seeking Mind Talk, Shinren Mark
  • October 27th —Way Seeking Mind Talk, Jirin Colleen
  • October 30th —Sunday morning 8am book discussion tea—“One Bird, One Stone”
  • November 5th — One Day Meditation Retreat at Woodburn Hill Farm
  • November 17th —Dharma talk, R. Liam Ōshin Jennings
  • November 20th—Sunday morning 8am—Dharma talk, Konin Melissa Cardenas
  • December 8th — Practice Discussion: “Reflections on a Week at Tassajara” Eric  Jonas

Dharma Talk “Yunmen: All the World is You”

Rev. Shojo Danny Parker will offer a talk on “Yunmen: All the World is You” – Thursday May 26th 7pm

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Rev. Shojo Danny Parker is currently the resident priest at “The Zen Room” in Cocoa Beach Florida.  He is a long time friend and supporter of our All Beings Zen Sangha and will offer a teaching on May 26th.  Rev. Shojo received priest ordination at the Berkeley Zen Center in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in 2011.  His long time zen teacher, Edward Espe Brown was the preceptor.  In addition to being a Zen teacher, Rev. Shojo is a writer, scientist and cook.