April 25th, 2020 Virtual Day of Practice
Every month we try to offer a full day of practice, a one day retreat. In such times were we are not able to meet together in person, we will hold these events virtually utilizing the Zoom Platform. We will necessarily be modifying this event from our stand Day of Practice schedule as we all have to attend to our own meals, samu and breaks.
For this virtual Day of Practice we will offer periods of zazen throughout the day. The day will run from 5:00a.m. until 8:30p.m. with four main periods throughout the day. The Zoom link will allow you to join in for any of these events for as long as you are able. There will be periodic breaks and periods of walking meditation which will be announce and which you will undertake on your own.
We will follow the standard Tahoma Choka, with the omission of Enmei Jukko Kannon Gyo and after The Four Great Vows we will chant Dai Segaki for the dead and dying and then conclude with Sampai.
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The Schedule for this day will be
|5:00am-6:00am||Choka (Sutras); Zazen; Kinhin|
|6:00am to 6:55am||Zazen; Zazen|
|7:00am to 11:00am||Breakfast / samu / break|
|12pm-1:30pm||Lunch / break|
|1:30pm-2:30pm||Dharma Talk; Zazen; Kinhin|
|3:30pm-5:30pm||Individual Practice / dinner / Break|
|5:30pm-6:30pm||Uninterrupted Zazen; Kinhin|
|6:30pm-7:30pm||Zazen; Zazen; Kinhin|
Before taking part in a Virtual Event at Tahoma please read this post:
Guidelines for Virtual Events
To receive the link for the Virtual even please join this mailing list:
Tahoma Virtual Events mailing list.
You can find an overview as well as an archive of the dharma talk from this event here:
The Practice of Questioning