Archive for November, 2012

Zendo is OPEN

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

November 4, 2012

The Zendo will be open on Sunday, November 4th for our usual Sunday morning program.

Path of Practice CANCELED

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

November 4, 2012

Path of Practice is canceled this Sunday November 3, in the aftermath of the hurricane.

Council – Joshin

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

March 4, 2012
11:00 am
May 6, 2012
11:00 am
July 1, 2012
11:00 am
September 9, 2012
11:00 am
November 4, 2012
11:00 am
December 2, 2012
11:00 am

Council is the practice of sitting in a circle and speaking and listening from the heart. It is held the first Sunday of the month after zazen.

Dharma Chat – Common Misunderstandings about Meditation

Oct. 29, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

November 7, 2012
7:15 pmto8:30 pm

with Joshin Sensei

Will Zen practice help me to relax? Be happier? Like myself more? Be a better person? Those who are new to meditation may have misperceptions about what Zen practice will do. Joshin Sensei will explore some of the most common misconceptions and discuss how we can address them.

Dharma Talk – Tokuyu

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

March 8, 2012
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
May 17, 2012
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
July 19, 2012
6:35 pmto6:55 pm
September 6, 2012
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
November 8, 2012
6:35 pmto7:05 pm

Jeremy Tokyu Manasia

Tokuyu will give a dharma talk.

Zazenkai – Dharma talk by Ryotan

Dec. 13, 2011 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

January 21, 2012
8:00 amto5:00 pm
September 22, 2012
8:00 amto5:00 pm
November 10, 2012
8:00 amto5:00 pm

The Village Zendo’s monthly one-day retreat (zazenkai) is a great way to experience a short, intensive meditation retreat right here in the city. People are welcome to come for the entire day or any portion of it, but need to inform the registrar in advance.

Instruction is available for those who are unfamiliar with Zen rituals and procedures. Please make sure to contact the registrar in advance if you need instruction.

Pre-registration required: $25 for members, $50 for non-members.
For more information, please contact Kaizen: registrar@villagezendo.org
zazen . oryoki lunch . dharma talk by Ryotan

8:15 Zazen
8:50 Verse of the Kesa, Kinhin
9:05 Zazen
9:40 Kinhin
9:50 Zazen
10:20 Kinhin
10:30 Dharma Talk by Roshi
11:05 Kinhin
11:20 Zazen
11:50 Kinhin
12:00 Oryoki Lunch

12:45 Clean Up, Silent Rest

1:30 Zazen
2:00 Kinhin
2:10 Zazen
2:40 Kinhin
2:50 Zazen
3:20 Service (Standing Service: Heart Sutra, Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani, Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo)

3:45 Zazen
4:15 Kinhin
4:25 Open Sozan
5:00 Four Vows

Dharma talk – Yugetsu

Oct. 23, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

November 11, 2012
11:45 amto12:30 pm

Yugetsu will give a dharma talk

The Practice and Science of Nonduality

Nov. 6, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

November 11, 2012
1:30 pmto5:30 pm

A Workshop with Judith Blackstone and Zoran Josipovic

 

 

The process of realizing nonduality opens the body, heart and mind to the subtle, unified expanse of nondual awareness, transcending the duality of self and other.

Zoran will discuss the latest scientific research on nondual awareness and the brain. Judith will teach the Realization Process, an embodied approach to nondual awakening. This is a contemporary method rooted in the Asian nondual traditions.

This workshop is a chance to both deepen your realization and to learn how embodying the radical openness of nondual reality transforms your brain.

Fee – $80

Zendo Closed

Dec. 13, 2011 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

January 2, 2012
January 16, 2012
February 20, 2012
May 28, 2012
July 4, 2012
October 8, 2012
November 12, 2012
November 22, 2012
December 25, 2012

The zendo has adopted a policy that we will be closed on all federal holidays.

Dharma Chat – Two Paths of Practice: Koan Study and Shikantaza

Oct. 29, 2012 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

November 13, 2012
6:45 pmto7:45 pm

with Ryotan Sensei

We offer two paths of practice at the Village Zendo: koan study and shikantaza (just sitting.) What do they involve? How can you decide which path is right for you? Ryotan Sensei will review the two paths and take your questions.