Email: August 15

“Luncheon of the Boating Party” With the summer marching on, why not take a few hours to savor it in the pastoral setting of Chapin Mill with like-minded others? Come to the former Chapin estate this Saturday to lounge around with humans and dogs relaxing under the spreading branches of sycamores near the lovely Chapin…

Email: August 13

Sangha Picnic this Saturday Summertime, and picnicking is easy! This year’s potluck picnic is set for this Saturday, August 17, and the weather forecast is looking good. Everyone is invited – Sangha, friends, children, and dogs! We’ll get underway this year at 11 a.m. with some of the games from the Buddha Bazaar that we…

Email: August 9

Thursday Dokusan Cancelled The usual Monday evening and Wednesday morning dokusans will take place as scheduled next week; however, dokusan on Thursday evening, August 15, is cancelled. August All-Day Sitting Cancelled Attendance at August all-day sittings has been unusually low compared to other all-day sittings throughout the year. We suspect a lot of folks are…

Email: August 7

4-day Sesshin Moved In the process of preparing the calendar for the last quarter of the year, we’ve discovered a problem: because Thanksgiving is so late this year (November 28), there’s not enough time between the Jukai ceremony on Saturday, November 30, and the previously scheduled start of the December 4-day sesshin. Our only viable…