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15th Anniversary Celebration
May 6, 9 am - 2 pm
As the May genzo-e wraps up, it's time to celebrate 15 years of practice at Sanshin Zen Community! Join us for a morning of dharma discussion, photos and videos, remarks from Sanshin leaders and the chance to reconnect with friends over snacks and lunch. Everyone is welcome!
9:00 Dharma talk: Okumura Roshi on the Gyobutsu Igi fascicle of the Shobogenzo
10:00 Panel discussion: Okumura Roshi, Taigen Leighton, Byakuren Ragir
11:30 Remarks and reception
Please click the Donate button below to register if staying for lunch.
A $5 donation per person is requested.
April 22, 9 am - 3 pm
We'll tackle cleaning and maintenance tasks indoors and out. There will be something for everyone, regardless of skills, and a vegetarian lunch at noon. If you plan to attend, please send us an email so we can plan for food and activities.
SHARLYN CHEESEMAN MEMORIAL
April 22, 11:30 am
Join us to celebrate the life of longtime sangha member Sharlyn Cheeseman, who passed away January 24 after a long illness. Attendees are welcome to stay for lunch with those participating in the concurrent work day..
April 23, 7 pm
Everyone is welcome to our monthly ceremony of renewing our aspiration to follow the precepts.
WORLD PEACE CEREMONY
May 20, about 11:15 am
On the third Sunday of each month following the regular dharma talk we offer bows and chanting in recognition of suffering in the world and our aspiration to move toward wholesomeness.
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NEW TO SANSHIN?
Welcome! We offer a "getting started" session and more to help beginners. Click here to learn more.
Next "getting started" session:
April 24, 2018
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