“The Awesome Presence of Active Buddhas”
a writing by Dogen Zenji, with stories from other sources as well.
Setsuan Konjin Gaelyn Godwin, is connected nationally and internationally with Buddhist teachers and organizations, and, in addition to her own travels to lead Zen retreats, she brings nationally recognized teachers to Houston for Dharma teaching. She received ordination as a Zen Priest in 1991, from Tenshin Reb Anderson, Senior Dharma Teacher at San Francisco Zen Center. She received Dharma Transmission, also from Tenshin Reb Anderson, in 2003, and was appointed Kaikyoshi (formal recognition from Japan) in 2005. Her Zen lineage is Soto Zen, through Dōgen Zenji, and through Suzuki Shunryu Daiosho, founder of San Francisco Zen Center.
Konjin Gaelyn Godwin Roshi is visiting us as a representative of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center
Zazen Meditation begins at 9:30 am
Talk at 11:45 am
Join us at any time prior to the start of the dharma talk:
9:30 – 11:35am: Service (chanting and bowing) and zazen (seated meditation)
11:35 -11:45am: Kinhin (slow walking meditation)
11:45am: Dharma talk
12:30pm: Four vows (chanting)
Suggested donation is $10.