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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

Wednesday Open House

5:30pm Public vegetarian dinner
6:15pm Meditation instruction class for newcomers
6:30pm Special Chanting
7:00pm Regular Chanting
7:30pm Sitting and walking meditation until 8:30pm plus
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.
 

 

 

Our Wednesday open house, like most of our public programs, is always free, but any donations are gratefully accepted. If you would like to make a donation to our center, you can do it securely online with credit card or PayPal.


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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.

 

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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

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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.

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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.

 

 

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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.