Archive for May, 2013

Dharma Chat – Zen Training with Myoko

May. 15, 2013 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

June 26, 2013
7:15 pmto8:30 pm

What is this about and why do we use this term? What are some of the forms it takes here at the Village Zendo and how might it serve us and the world?

Dharma Talk – Tokuyu

Jan. 17, 2013 - Posted in: Blog, Events - Comments Off

June 27, 2013
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
October 27, 2013
11:45 amto12:30 pm

Jeremy Tokyu Manasia

Tokuyu will give a dharma talk.

Just Sitting

May. 3, 2013 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

May 25, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
June 29, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
July 27, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
September 7, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
October 5, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
November 2, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm
January 25, 2014
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

Apr. 17, 2013 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

May 26, 2013
11:45 amto12:30 pm
June 30, 2013
11:45 amto12:30 pm
July 25, 2013
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
September 22, 2013
11:45 amto12:30 pm
November 10, 2013
11:45 amto12:30 pm
December 22, 2013
11:45 amto12:30 pm

Ryoshin will give a dharma talk.

The Path of the Ox in Contemporary Terms

Jan. 9, 2013 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

February 24, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
March 31, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
April 28, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
May 19, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
June 30, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
July 21, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
September 22, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
October 27, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
November 24, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
December 15, 2013
1:30 pmto4:30 pm

Ox Herding Pictures
 
 

 

 

From ancient time, all traditions have set up ‘paths’ of spiritual development.  The Zen Ox-Herding Pictures show the passage from initiation – the search for self - to a maturation of insight and return to ordinary life.

What is it to awaken in a postmodern scientific era?  What are the contours of practice in a time of unprecedented technological, economic, and ecological change?

This ten month class will explore what it means to wake up in a world that more than ever requires our awakening.  We will find out what stories we need to awaken from in order to discover what new stories we may create.

The texts we’ll use are:  David Loy’s The World is Made of Stories (required), the Ten Ox Herding Pictures (supplied) and short, thoughtful supplementary readings from contemporary writers (also supplied).

 

The monthly classes will include lecture, discussion, exercises and journal writing.

 

Fee $600.  Class size is limited.

 

Payment in full is due at time of registration.   Contact signup@villagezendo.org