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Winter Kyol Che entry

Posted on Jan 10 , 2013 in Upcoming Events

Saturday January 12 – 8:00AM – April 5 -1:00PM: Registration is open for Winter Kyol Che 2013. The next entry is at 8:00AM on Saturday morning. Retreat leader for the week is Zen Master Hae Kwang. To register for your retreat on line – fill out the retreat registration form.

 

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Christian | Buddhist Retreat

Posted on Jan 04 , 2013 in Upcoming Events

The next Christian/Buddhist Retreat is scheduled for March 23, 2013 9:00AM-4:00PM

Christians and Buddhists can use very similar techniques of contemplative prayer and meditation to help make their spiritual teachings a living part of their daily existence. These retreats emphasize sitting and walking meditation, and include talks and discussion. Each retreat runs from 9:00am to 4:00pm and includes a vegetarian lunch. Beginners are welcome. No prior experience necessary.

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

To register for your retreat online - fill out the retreat registration form.

Kevin Jiun Hunt, OCSO, Sensei was certified as teacher of zen in 2005 by Roshi Robert Jinsen Kennedy, student of Bernard Tetsugen Glassman and Maezumi Roshi (White Plum Sangha)Fr. Kevin Hunt, O.C.S.O., has been a Trappist Monk at Spencer Abbey for over fifty years. In 2004, after thirty years of Zen meditation and training, he was installed as a Zen sensei (teacher), making him the first North American Trappist to be both Catholic monk and authorized Zen instructor.

José Ramírez, JDPSN is the Guiding Teacher of the Delaware Valley Zen Center, which he helped found in the Spring of 1999. He has been practicing in the Kwan Um School of Zen since 1994, and received Inka in April 2009. He has a degree in mathematics from the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela, and a Masters and Ph.D in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In his role as an industrial statistician he works closely with engineers and scientists to help them make sense of data. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island with his wife and daughter.

 

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Public dinner, meditation instruction and consulting interviews

Posted on Jan 03 , 2013 in Upcoming Events

Wednesday January 9 – 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 consulting interviews this evening with two sitting periods which begin at 7:30 with walking meditation in between.

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Yong Maeng Jong Jin

Posted on Jan 03 , 2013 in Upcoming Events

Saturday January 19 – 10:00AM: Two day YMJJ led by Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN. Saturday morning entry at 10:00am (orientation for new retreatants at 9:00am until 9:40pm) Saturday evening entry at 6:30PM (orientation for new retreatants at 4pm) until Sunday 3:30pm The retreat ends on Sunday with a circle talk at 3:00 pm. To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form.

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Kyol Che Opening Ceremony

Posted on Dec 27 , 2012 in Upcoming Events

Friday January 4 – 6:30PM: Winter Kyol Che Opening Ceremony followed by light refreshments. Help support and send off the winter retreat participants with a opening ceremony that includes Dharma talks by Zen Masters Soeng Hyang and Bon Haeng.

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Public Dinner, Meditation Instruction, Kong-an Interviews

Posted on Dec 27 , 2012 in Upcoming Events

Wednesday January 2 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 two sitting periods this evening and kong-an interviews with a Zen Teacher.

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Vegetarian Dinner, Meditation Instruction Class, Long Sitting

Posted on Dec 20 , 2012 in Upcoming Events

Wednesday December 26 - 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 two sitting periods which begin at 7:30 with walking meditation in between.

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Meditation Instruction, Long Sitting

Posted on Dec 20 , 2012 in Upcoming Events

Sunday December 23 – 9:00AM: Meditation instruction class. Free and open to all, this class offers an orientation to Zen meditation. Basic meditation instructions and Dharma room forms are given with some Q & A. No registration needed. Also at 10:00AM: there will be long sitting meditation in the main Dharma room.

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Public Dinner, Meditation Instruction, Kong-an Interviews

Posted on Dec 12 , 2012 in Upcoming Events

Wednesday December 19 - 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 two sitting periods this evening and kong-an interviews w/ José Ramírez JDPSN.

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Meditation Instruction, Public Dinner, Consulting Interviews

Posted on Dec 12 , 2012 in Upcoming Events

Wednesday December 12 – 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 two sitting periods this evening and consulting interviews with Abbot Jason Quinn.