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|February 2, 2014|
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.
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|February 6, 2014|
|6:35 pm||to||7:05 pm|
Oshin will give a dharma talk in ASL, with voice interpretation.
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|February 15, 2014|
|8:00 am||to||7:00 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 Kaku: firstname.lastname@example.org
zazen . oryoki lunch . dharma talk by Roshi
8:50 Verse of the Kesa, Kinhin
10:30 Dharma Talk
12:00 Oryoki Lunch
12:45 CleanUp, Silent Rest
2:40 Slow Kinhin
3:25 Service(Heart Sutra, Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani, Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo)
5:10 Silent Break
|February 20, 2014|
|6:35 pm||to||8:00 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.There will be 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 is an informal time to meet other sangha members and teachers.
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|February 22, 2014|
|2:00 pm||to||5:00 pm|
|March 29, 2014|
|2:00 pm||to||5:00 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