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.




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.



Public Vegetarian Dinner

Posted on May 16 , 2011 in Upcoming Events


Dharma Talk

Posted on May 13 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Our Kitchen Master Chong Yew will be giving a Dharma Talk. Abbot and Bodhisattva Teacher Jiri “George” Hazlbauer will be answering questions afterward.



One Day Retreat

Posted on May 13 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 22, 2011 9:30am-3:30pm – One day retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN. Meditation retreat with kong-an interviews and lunch afterward


Special Dharma Talk

Posted on May 10 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Special guest teacher Thom Pastor JDPSN, founder and abbot of the Zen Center of Las Vegas, will be giving a Dharma Talk following special chanting. This is a unique chance to attend a Dharma Talk other than our regularly scheduled Wednesday night Dharma Talks.


Zen Master Bon Haeng’s Birthday Celebration

Posted on Apr 27 , 2011 in Blog & Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Dear Sangha and Friends,

Cambridge Zen Center, Providence Zen Center, and Open Meadow Zen Group invite you to a special celebration in honor of the 60th birthday of our beloved Zen Master and Guiding Teacher Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton). Please click the image below to view the original pdf.

Please join us for this special event!  For more info, call 617-576-3229 or email director@cambridgezen.com.

RSVP please and invitation is also posted through a link on the home page of www.cambridgezen.com.




Community Yoga class

Posted on Apr 23 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

Saturday April 23 – 10:30AM – 11:30AM: Community Yoga class at the monastery taught by our House Master Troy Rapp. There is no charge for this class but donations are always appreciated.


Vesak 2011

Posted on Apr 21 , 2011 in Blog & Newsletter & Upcoming Events

Please join us Saturday May, 14th 2011 for Vesak Celebration! Here is a link to the flyer so you can print it out / save an e-copy that you can share with all your friends, family or other Buddhists you might know. Vesak_Poster_2011 We invited as many Buddhist groups as we could find in Rhode Island and we encourage you to do the same. If you are not familiar with Vesak, it is considered one of the most important days in all Buddhist traditions and is the day we celebrate the birth, enlightenment and death of the historical Buddha who lived over 2500 years ago.



One day retreat

Posted on Apr 12 , 2011 in Upcoming Events

This one day retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm followed by an informal meal. It will include kong-an interviews with Zen Master Bon Haeng
(Mark Houghton). There is an orientation at 8:45 am for first-time retreat members. Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended.
To register for your retreat online – please fill out the retreat registration form, click here.