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Dharma Talk

Posted on Jun 28 , 2011 in Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Sunday August 21, 2011 – Do Am Sunim also known as Do Kwan Sunim, JDPS will be giving a Dharma talk at 10:00AM in the Main Dharma Room. Do Am Sunim was a student of Zen Master Seung Sahn for over twenty years!

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One Day Retreat

Posted on Jun 15 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Sunday January 15 –  9:30AM – 3:30PM:  One day meditation retreat with an informal lunch afterward. Co-Guiding Teacher, Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN will be giving kong-an interviews. Orientation is at 9AM for first time participants.

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

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Open House and Yard Sale

Posted on Jun 08 , 2011 in Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Our Yard Sale / First Annual Open House will be on Saturday, July 9th and will include events such as live music, calligraphy, baked goods, and an auction. Please come represent PZC and show our strength in numbers as we open our doors to the local community. Contact PZC Resident Darlene Demers or House Master Troy Rapp if you have any items to donate, which can be sold to raise funds for the Zen Centers’ needed repairs. You can email Darlene at mudduckbooboo@aol.com or call Troy at 401-321-6665.

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Sangha Work Day

Posted on May 27 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Sangha work day with lunch provided. Please RSVP by emailing director@providencezen.org or calling 401-658-1464.

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Calligraphy Class

Posted on May 26 , 2011 in Blog & Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Sunday June 26 – 12:00 – 1:00PM: After our 10:00AM scheduled long sitting we will begin a series of six Chinese Calligraphy classes which will be offered every other Sunday after the scheduled long sitting or Dharma talk. The one hour long classes will be $15 each or $80 for all six. Paper, brush, old rag, newspaper, saucer plate, and ink can be provided for an additional $15 but feel free to bring your own.  Please register through our office at 401-658-1464 or director@providencezen.org.

 

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Dharma Talk

Posted on May 23 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

José Ramírez JDPSN will be answering questions at our next regularly scheduled Dharma Talk which will be Wednesday night, May 22, 2011 at 7:30pm following Special Chanting at 6:30 pm and Regular Chanting at 7:00 pm.

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Zen and the Art of Living

Posted on May 19 , 2011 in Blog & Newsletter & Upcoming Events

July 16 – 29. Register for one day or for the entire program.  To register for your retreat online – fill out the retreat registration form.

Non-Members – $65/day – $820/whole retreat

Members – $45/day – $560/whole retreat

Dharma Teachers – $35/day – $440/whole retreat

You can download and print the Zen and the Art of Living PDF here.

Special Guest Colin Beavan will be leading workshops July 23rd -24th! He is the author featured in the film “No Impact Man” and a dharma teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen.

“Colin Beavan is a liberal schlub who got tired of listening to himself complain about the world without ever actually doing anything about it…”

-from noimpactman.typepad.com

Other classes and workshops will include: • Organic Farming & Gardening • Pita & Bread Making  • Yoga  • Kong An & Consulting Interviews  • Dharma Talks • Sutra Workshops  • One Day Retreat  • Kido  • Bonfires  • Work & Community Practice

Experience Zen Center life and how to apply Zen to your everyday life.For more information please email director@providencezen.org or call 401-658-1464.

Schedule

In addition to regularly scheduled morning and evening practice:

Saturday July 16 – Intro / Orientation.

Sunday July 17 – 9:30AM – 3:30PM One Day Meditation Retreat. Orientation for first time participants begins at 9AM.

Monday July 18 – 8:30AM Organic Gardening Day with Garden Master, David Barstis. 4 – 5PM Yoga with Theresa Murphy, PZC Resident. http://theresamurphy.net/

Tuesday July 19 – Bread Making Workshop 8:30 AM – 2:00PM with PZC Resident and Dharma Teacher Diana Starr Daniels

Wednesday July 20 – Garden Work Period 8:30 – 10:00AM, 1:30PM Dharma Talk with Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton), 4 – 5PM Yoga with Theresa Murphy, PZC Resident. http://theresamurphy.net/ , 7:00PM Kong An interviews with Jose Ramirez, JDPSN after special chanting.

Thursday July 21 – 8AM – 4PM South County Farm Day, road trip to Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN’s farm for work practice.

Friday July 22 – Kido 9AM – 12PM Chanting with Senior Dharma Teacher Edith Lebowitz, 4 – 5PM Yoga with Theresa Murphy, PZC Resident. http://theresamurphy.net/ , Pita making workshop after Yoga in the afternoon with the Abbot George Hazlbauer.

Saturday July 23 – No Impact Weekend – Workshops with Colin Beavan, author and Dharma Teacher featured in the film “No Impact Man”. http://noimpactman.typepad.com/

Sunday July 24 -No Impact Weekend – Workshops with Colin Beavan, author and Dharma Teacher featured in the film “No Impact Man”. http://noimpactman.typepad.com/

Monday July 25 – Work period in the morning then tea in the morning with Abbot, George Hazlbauer and Kitchen Master Chong Yew. Calligraphy class in the afternoon with Kitchen Master Chong Yew. 4 – 5PM Yoga with Theresa Murphy, PZC Resident. http://theresamurphy.net/

Tuesday July 26 – 10AM – 12PM Kong An interviews with Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN and Long Sitting meditation.

Wednesday July 27 – Raising bees and chickens for sustainability with PZC Resident and Dharma Teacher, Diana Starr Daniels. 4 – 5PM Yoga with Theresa Murphy, PZC Resident. http://theresamurphy.net/

Thursday July 28 – Zen and Yoga with Yoga Teacher and PZC Resident, Theresa Murphy and House Master Troy Rapp. http://theresamurphy.net/

Friday July 29 – Sutra Workshop.

 

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2011 Summer Kyol Che

Posted on May 18 , 2011 in Blog & Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Diamond Hill Monastery

Tuesday August 2nd – 21st

A Kyol Che (“coming together”) is a longer, intensive meditation retreat held in the winter and summer. Held at our Diamond Hill Zen Monastery, it is modeled after the traditional winter and summer retreats in the mountain temples of Korea. For more detailed information, download the Kyol Che Information Booklet (pdf format).

Please register for Kyol Che retreats at least one week in advance.

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


 

 

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Meditation Instruction

Posted on May 16 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Public Vegetarian dinner followed by meditation instruction class at 6:15PM. José Ramírez JDPSN, will be giving kong-an interviews. José is returning back to PZC after 12 years living in the Delaware area and teaching at the Delaware Valley Zen Center.

 

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Public Vegetarian Dinner

Posted on May 16 , 2011 in Upcoming Events