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One-Day Walking Retreat
April 23 at Sanshin and
Yellowwood State Forest
8 am - 5 pm $25
We'll engage in three styles of walking practice during our day together. We'll do morning kinhin in the zendo, then head for Yellowwood for some mindful walking in the style of Thich Nhat Hanh and some silent hiking. Read more.
May 3 - 8 at the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center
Genzo-e is a rare opportunity for in-depth study of Dogen with a teacher who has studied the Shobogenzo extensively and practiced with its insights for many years. This time we'll be working with Arakan (The Arhat). Registration closes April 26, but there's still room for you and time to sign up. More on genzo-e
and Hospice Care
with Issan Koyama
May 11 - 14 $135
For this retreat, we will receive didactics from Roshi Shohaku Okumura on Dogen's wisdom on "Shoji (Life-Death)". We'll explore the ways to integrate these teachings into our daily lives as care givers-receivers with a series of workshops utilizing story sharings and exercises. Anyone interested in the subject is welcome to join the group. Read more.
May 31 - June 5 $225
This style of sesshin was created by Kosho Uchiyama-roshi and practiced at Antaji in Kyoto, Japan. During this sesshin we practice in complete silence. The schedule consists of fourteen 50-minute periods of zazen with a short break following each meal. The sesshin is an opportunity for participants to focus strictly on zazen with minimal distractions. Read more.
NEW TO SANSHIN?
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Next "getting started" session:
April 25, 2017
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