Welcome to Sanshin Zen Community!
Learn more about us here.
September 5 - 8
Sesshin at Sanshin is an opportunity to practice without distraction. We set aside the usual activities -- or entertainments -- of temple life, like work periods, meetings with teachers and dharma talks, and focus completely on zazen. We practice in complete silence following a 4 am to 9 pm daily schedule that consists simply of fourteen 50-minute periods of zazen with one-hour breaks for meals. This sesshin-without-toys style of practice was created by our dharma grandfather, Kosho Uchiyama Roshi and practiced at Antaji in Kyoto, Japan. We carry on and offer this tradition of our lineage here at Sanshin. READ MORE
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FILMS ON LOCATION
Filmmaker Yoko Okumura has produced two short films shot on location at Sanshin. She talks about SIT here.
Monday 19th: regular morning zazen
Tuesday 20th regular morning zazen, Getting Started in Zen Practice at 7:15 pm
Wednesday 21st: regular morning zazen
Thursday 22nd: regular morning and evening zazen; book discussion
Friday 23: regular morning zazen
Saturday 17th: no activities
Sunday 18th: zazen 9:10 and 10:10 am
SUNDAY MORNING DHARMA SPEAKERS
Zazen 9:10; dharma talk 10:10
Free and open to the public.
No Sunday talks in August
Zazen at 9:10 and 10:10 am
Talks resume in September
NEW TO SANSHIN?
We offer a (free) intro session,
in Zen Practice,
most Tuesday evenings
Click here to learn more.
August 20, 2019 7:15 pm
1726 S Olive St, B-ton
Enter between grey columns,
turn off your phone,
take off your shoes,
ON OUR SITE?
Features our logo and a design by artist Carol Corey exclusively for Sanshin. Get yours here.
Okumura Roshi has participated in a Bloomington-based web project called Interior Mythos Journeys.