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Public Vegetarian Dinner | Meditation Instruction Class

Posted on Oct 30 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Wednesday October 31 – Happy Halloween! 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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Chinese Calligraphy Class

Posted on Oct 18 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Sunday October 21, 10-11AM – Our resident calligrapher and kitchen master Chong Yew, is teaching a calligraphy classes here at the Zen Center. Chinese Calligraphy is one of the oldest Oriental arts. Calligraphy is not only a practical technique for writing Chinese characters, but is also a unique way to develop spiritual values, clarity, discipline, strength and flexibility. It is a very good way to reflect ourselves in that very moment, just like Zen meditation.

The one hour long classes will be a suggested donation of $10 -$15 each.  For more information and to register please email director@providencezen.org.

 

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Winter Kyol Che 2013

Posted on Oct 12 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat


January 5, 2013 at 10:00AM – April 5, 2013 at 1:00PM: 
Registration is open for Winter Kyol Che 2013. Guest Teachers will include Zen Master Soeng Hyang, Zen Master Bon Haeng, Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN. More teachers and details to come..

Retreat fees are:

$4500/entire retreat or $455/week for non-members and associate members;
$3000/entire retreat or $315/week for students, clergy and school members;
$2500/entire retreat or $245/week for Dharma Teachers and Dharma Teachers in training in the Kwan Um School of Zen.

Half price for Eastern Europeans who are members in good standing of their home zen centers (does not apply to Eastern Europeans living in the U.S.).

To register for your retreat online: http://www.providencezen.org/retreat-schedule/retreat-registration-form

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Yong Maeng Jong Jin

Posted on Oct 12 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Saturday October 27 – 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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Public Dinner | Meditation Instruction | Dharma Talk

Posted on Oct 02 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Wednesday October 24 – 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 José Ramírez JDPSN.

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Public Dinner | Chanting | Kong-an Interviews

Posted on Oct 02 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Wednesday October 17 – 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 and kong-an interviews with resident Zen Master Soeng Hyang.

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Public Dinner | Meditation Instruction | Consulting Interviews

Posted on Oct 02 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Wednesday October 10 – 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 and consulting interviews.

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Meditation Instruction class | Kong-an Interviews

Posted on Sep 30 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Wednesday October 3 - 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 kong-an interviews with José Ramírez, JDPSN this evening with two sitting periods which begin at 7:30 with walking meditation in between.

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Bonfire

Posted on Sep 21 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Friday September 28 – 6:30PM: Come join us for an early autumn bonfire. Feel free to bring any snacks, drinks, or musical instruments you’d like to share! NOTE: Weather permitting, if its raining, we will be inside watching a movie.

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Dharma Talk w/ Zen Master Soeng Hyang

Posted on Sep 21 , 2012 in Buddha Enlightenment Ceremony and Retreat

Wednesday September 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 a Dhamra talk with resident Zen Master Soeng Hyang this evening with time for questions after.