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Zen and Zazen with Rev. Issho Fujita

Feb. 28, 2014 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

October 25, 2014
10:00 amto5:00 pm

An interesting lecture and workshop will be given by Rev. Issho Fujita, from the Soto Zen organization of Japan. More information coming and going.

Zazenkai with Dharma talk by Shinryu

Jan. 30, 2014 - Posted in: Events - Comments Off

April 19, 2014
8:00 amto5:00 pm
November 15, 2014
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 Kaku: registrar@villagezendo.org
zazen . oryoki lunch .

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 Shinryu
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 Slow Kinhin
2:55 Zazen
3:25 New Student Entry
3:30 Service (Heart Sutra, Sho Sai Myo Kichijo Dharani, Enmei Jukku Kannon Gyo)
3:50 Zazen
4:20 Kinhin
4:30 Open Sozan

Winter Ango Year End Retreat 2014 – 2015

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

December 26, 2014 4:00 pmtoJanuary 1, 2015 12:00 pm

Winter Ango is a time of intensified practice and commitment. The Village Zendo’s traditional 90-day ango >begins on December 26th at our year-end retreat and concludes in late March with Urban Sesshin in NYC. Join us as we come together as a community for this time of whole-hearted practice and study.

Winter Ango concludes with Urban Sesshin and Shuso Hossen Ceremony, March 20-24, 2015.

The cost for the entire Ango: Members: $1550 Non-Members: $1875