On Saturday December 19th, we will observe the shortest day of the year and the conclusion of the Autumn Training Period with extended practice. There will be several periods of zazen throughout the day and a dharma talk along with the regular monastery schedule.
The Dharma Talk will be from Torei Enji’s Discourse on the Inexhaustible Lamp of the Zen School. Download a free PDF of it here (45MB pdf). An archive of previous talks can be found here: Torei zenji’s Discourse talks.
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Saturday, December 19th
|5am-7am||Choka; Sampai; Kinhin; Zazen|
|10am-Noon||Uninterrupted Zazen; Kinhin; Zazen; Zazen|
|2pm-4pm||Dharma Talk; Kinhin; Zazen; Zazen|
|6:30pm–8:30pm||Uninterrupted Zazen; Kinhin; Zazen; Zazen|
All Events will be streamed. Blocks in Bold can be attended in-person (masks required).
There is no fee for participating in this event but do be mindful that virtual events also utilize resources and the monastery does have regular expenses in order to keep open. We wish to facilitate the practice and promote the dharma as widely as possible, thus our practice of putting on these events without cost. This is especially important in these times with so many out of work and confined to home. For those who are able to offer support, we appreciate your including us in your consideration. Thank your for your continuing support and please email us with any questions: Contact Information.