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NEW YEARS EVE – Come for dinner stay for breakfast.

Posted on Dec 20 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

NEW YEAR’S EVE
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 31ST

REFRESHEMENTS
FREE ROOM
PANCAKE BREAKFAST

COME FOR DINNER AND STAY FOR BREAKFAST

New Years Eve Schedule
Wednesday December 31st

5:30pm-6:30pm
Public Vegetarian Dinner
6:30pm-700pm
Introduction to Zen Meditation or Special Chanting
7:00pm-7:30pm
Regular Chanting
7:30pm-8:30pm
Two 25-minute Sitting Periods with Walking Meditation.
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11:15pm
Refreshments
11:45pm
Special Chanting
12:25
Sitting
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SPEND THE NIGHT AT PZC FOR FREE
No Morning Practice
7:30am
PANCAKE BREAKFAST!!

Please RSVP 401-651-1464 or Director@providencezen.org

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ONE DAY RETREAT SATURDAY JANUARY 10TH

Posted on Dec 15 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

One Day YMJJ Saturday January 10th
led by Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton)

This is a great opportunity to get started with your meditation practice or just a great way to spend a day. The Retreat includes a formal lunch with 25 minutes meditation periods with 10 minutes of walking meditation in between sits.

Beginners arrive at 8:00am
Registration is at 8:30am
Retreat begins at 9:00am
$65 Non Members
$45 Members
$35 DT, DTIT and College Students

INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION HERE

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PZC CLOSED FROM DECEMBER 8th-13TH

Posted on Dec 03 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

THE PROVIDENCE ZEN CENTER
Due to the Buddha’s Enlightenment Retreat we will be closed to the public form December 8th to December 13th our regular schedule will resume on December 14th.
SUNDAY DECEMBER 7TH.
Our Regular Sunday morning program will be held at the Diamond Hill Monastery meditation instruction begins at 9:00am meditation begins at 9:30am. The main building will be closed to the public.
Thank you for your understanding.

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Buddha Enlightenment Retreat

Posted on Oct 24 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

7 Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Retreat December 7 – 13 with Zen Master Soeng Hyang

Download and print the PDF here: Zen Master Soeng Hyang December YMJJ

Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are two, three or seven days long and are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of ten hours of Zen practice (bowing, chanting, sitting and walking), work and rest periods, and vegetarian meals eaten in traditional temple style. Includes talks and kong-an teaching interviews with a zen teacher. Minimum participation is 24 hours. For more detailed information, read the Yong Maeng Jong Jin Orientation Guide (pdf format). Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended.

Prices per day: non members $65, members $45, Dharma teachers and Dharma teachers in training $35

Dharma Teachers please bring your own bowl set.

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One Day Retreat

Posted on Aug 22 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

Saturday October 4 – 9:00AM – 3:30PM:  The one day retreat leader to be announced. Registration and orientation for beginners at 8:00AM. Registration for all others at 8:30AM. (A formal meal is part of the retreat.) To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form. 

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Christian – Buddhist Retreat

Posted on Aug 20 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

 Contemplative prayer and meditation with talks and discussion. A vegetarian lunch is served.  retreat registration form

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Public Vegetarian Dinner, Meditation Instruction Class and Dharma Talk

Posted on Jul 17 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

Wednesday July 23 – 5:30PM: Public vegetarian dinner followed by meditation instruction class at 6:30PM. Also at 6:30PM special chanting begins in the main Dharma Room followed by regular chanting at 7:00PM. There will also be a Dharma Talk this evening with questions answered by Paul Majchrzyk, JDPSN.

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Chanting, Sitting and Walking Meditation with Kong-an Interviews

Posted on Jul 17 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

Tuesday July 22 – 6:30PM: Zen practice with the Abbot, Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton). Special chanting begins in the main Dharma Room at 6:30PM followed by regular chanting at 7:00PM. There will also be two sitting periods beginning at 7:30PM with walking meditation in between and kong-an interviews with Zen Master Bon Haeng.

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Meditation Instruction Class, Sitting and Walking Meditation and Dharma Talk

Posted on Jul 17 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

Sunday July 20 – 9:00AM: Meditation instruction class with Zen sitting and walking meditation periods and a Dharma Talk with refreshments afterwards. The Schedule: 9:00 am – 9:30 am – Orientation for Zen Meditation. 9:30 am – 10:40 am – Two half hour sitting periods with ten minute walking meditation in between. 10:45 am – 11:30 am – A Dharma Talk followed by refreshments.

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Dharma School / All Sangha Bonfire

Posted on Jul 17 , 2014 in Upcoming Events

Saturday July 19 – 7:00PM: the Dharma School will host an all-sangha bonfire at the Providence Zen Center. Come enjoy an evening together while we’re on break from our regular classes. Some snacks will be provided (like vegetarian hotdogs and s’mores), but feel free to bring food to share. The students will be practicing their songs from this past year in preparation for a performance at Founder’s Day on August 2nd.