Archive for December, 2011

Dharma talk – Fugan

Dec. 5, 2011 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

January 22, 2012
11:45 amto12:30 pm
October 21, 2012
11:45 amto12:35 pm

Fugan will give a dharma talk.

Dharma Chat — Zen Forms – Why

Jul. 14, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

October 24, 2012
7:15 pmto8:30 pm

with Myoko Sensei

 

Wondering about why all the form? We will take a look at some of the many forms and protocols the Village Zendo uses – bowing, bells, robes…..and explore how like everything else they can either be a means to bind or free ourselves.

Fusatsu with Talk by Myoko, Sangha Tea

Sep. 24, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

October 25, 2012
5:30 pmto8:00 pm
November 29, 2012
5:30 pmto8:00 pm

A Traditional Buddhist Ceremony of Atonement and Purification

Followed by Sangha Tea

Fusatsu is an ancient Buddhist chanting and bowing ceremony of atonement and purification that provides us with the opportunity to acknowledge our deep karmic entanglements. Myoko will give a talk on one of the Bodhisattva precepts.

5:30pm – 6:00 zazen
6:00 – 6:05 slow kinhin
6:05 – 6:30 zazen
6:30 – 6:35 slow kinhin
6:35 – 7:20 Fusatsu ceremony
Followed by sangha tea which ends around 8

Practitioners are encouraged to attend the periods of zazen preceding Fusatsu.

Sangha Tea

Just Sitting

Jan. 3, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

January 28, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
February 25, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
March 17, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
May 26, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
June 23, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
July 28, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
September 29, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
October 27, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
November 24, 2012
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
January 26, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
February 23, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
March 30, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
April 27, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm

Sitting quietly, doing nothing. Spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.

Zenrin Kushu, Fifteenth-century China

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Just Sitting offers a free and spacious afternoon of meditation, an opportunity for pure practice without anything extra.

The afternoon will be liturgy-free and you may join in or leave at any time during the three-hour period.

Fees: For members, no charge; non-members, suggested donation $10.
No registration required.

For information contact: Howard Thoresen at HowardT457@aol.com

Dharma Talk – Ryoshin

Feb. 2, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

March 18, 2012
11:45 amto12:00 pm
July 15, 2012
11:45 amto12:30 pm
October 28, 2012
11:45 amto12:30 pm
November 25, 2012
11:45 amto12:30 pm

Ryoshin will give a dharma talk.