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Zen Treasures: Realizing the Deep Wishes of a Spiritual Life

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 pm

with Sosan Flynn, Flying Fish Barbara Murphy and Gentle Dragon Kennedy
September 18 – November 13 •  Every other Wednesday   7-9:00 p.m.
Early bird: $130 • after Aug. 18 $170                                                                  Registration shortcut

Open to all • Questions – email Flying Fish (flyingfish [at] cloudsinwater [dot] org)

What is your deepest wish, your inner spiritual calling? This class will help you consider this question by investigating some of the fundamental teachings of Zen Buddhism.  You’ll learn the meaning behind some of the daily chants and rituals, as well as some traditional ceremonial components, with an eye to how these apply to your daily life.

Texts:
Being Upright: Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts by Reb Anderson

Living by Vow: A Practical Introduction to Eight Essential Zen Chants and Texts by Shohaku Okumura

This class is a prerequisite for those who want to receive jukai (lay ordination) in October of 2020

 

 

 

 

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