New Year’s Eve 2020

This year, in the midst of the pandemic,  we’re grateful we can come together with Sangha to welcome the New Year. We’ll begin (via Zoom) with zazen at 8 pm and follow a modified schedule that will take us to midnight. Whether you plan to sit with us all night or just for one or…

Email: December 18

CoronaCast This Week: December 17, 2020. This Just In: Teisho A change in schedule: Roshi will squeeze in a teisho this Sunday, December 20, at the usual time, 9:30 am. Topic: pandemic melting and freezing of time. Center Closed Next Week (December 20 -26) The Center’s annual one-week break starts this Sunday, December 20, after…

Email: December 11

Joining the 2-day Sesshin (December 11-13) The regular schedule for Zoom sittings and Finding Your Seat has been cancelled this weekend. However, a reminder for people who are not attending sesshin: you are welcome to join any parts of the sesshin (though without Private Instruction). If you do, please enter before the block of sitting…

Email: December 8

Buddha’s Enlightenment Ceremony Tonight, Tuesday, December 8 Tonight’s sitting will begin at the usual time, 7:00pm, with a one-hour round (bell at the halfway point for change of posture). After kinhin, with everyone facing their devices, the ceremony will begin with chanting: Prajna Paramita (p.11 in the chant book); Ten-Verse Kannon Sutra (p.13); and the…

Email: December 4

Extended Sitting and Teisho The next Extended Sitting and teisho is this Sunday, December 6. In anticipation of next week’s annual ceremony in honor of the Buddha’s enlightenment, Roshi will be giving a teisho about that seminal event and Awakening in general. December 2-day Sesshin: Deadline Reminder The deadline for the upcoming 2-day sesshin (December…