Archive for January, 2014

Dharma Talk – Ryoshin

Jan. 13, 2014 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

February 23, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm
March 6, 2014
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
April 13, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm
June 15, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm
July 20, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm

Ryoshin will give a dharma talk.

The Path of Precepts

Dec. 20, 2013 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

January 26, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
February 23, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
March 30, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
May 4, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
June 1, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
June 29, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
July 20, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
September 28, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
October 26, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm
November 23, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm

The self and things of the world are just as they are.
The gate of emancipation is open ~ Dogen Zenji

The precepts are an expression of our very wholeness. As such, they serve as guidelines for living a joyous life. For ten months we will study them as tools to turn our light inwards, develop compassion for ourselves and deepen our harmony with others. With a practice grounded in zazen, we will use the precepts to observe ourselves in action, inquire into our reactive patterns, and uncover our conditioned beliefs about ourselves, in contrast to what the precepts show to be true. Classes will be interactive and experiential in nature, structured around readings, writing, discussion, dyadic and group work.

Classes, led by Roshi Enkyo and Joshin Sensei, will be held at the Zendo on the following Sunday afternoons, from 1:30 to 4:30.

Tuition: $600, Class size is limited.  Payment is due at time of registration, Contact signup@villagezendo.org.

Beginning Instruction – Oshin (with ASL interpretation)

Feb. 9, 2014 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

February 24, 2014
6:30 pmto8:30 pm
April 7, 2014
6:30 pmto8:30 pm
May 12, 2014
6:30 pmto8:30 pm

Oshin will offer beginning instruction this evening

Jukai: Receiving the Buddhist Precepts

Jan. 23, 2014 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

February 26, 2014
7:15 pmto8:30 pm

Roshi Enkyo O’Hara will be leading a discussion on taking Jukai

In the Jukai ceremony, we vow to lead our lives in accord with the precepts. The study of the precepts has no beginning or end, but it is the basis of our practice and our relations with others. This will be a wonderful opportunity for anyone considering taking Jukai this summer to ask questions and to get an in depth introduction into what is involved with taking this important step.

Reminder: If you are considering taking Jukai this summer, or if you have questions about this important step, this is the preliminary meeting. Please register with Myoko Sensei: jterestman@gmail.com

Dharma Talk – Ikai

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

January 26, 2014
11:45 amto12:50 pm
February 27, 2014
6:35 pmto7:05 pm
March 30, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm
May 11, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm
June 29, 2014
11:45 amto12:30 pm
July 17, 2014
6:35 pmto7:05 pm

Ikai will give a dharma talk.