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Monday Mindfulness with Max: NO Class Mon. 3 July

Please Note: There will not be a class meeting this coming Monday, 3 July, as Rev. Max will be on call at the hospital. The regular meeting will resume on Monday, 10 July.

Monday 10 October – Indigenous People’s Day – Zendo CLOSED

whitesinvadenewworld We’ll observe a holiday Monday in recognition of the disaster that befell the first Americans subsequent to the arrival of the European powers. Our usual schedule will resume with 6 a.m. zazen on Tuesday, 11 October.

NOTE: No 7am Zazen Monday, 3 October

castrofair-e1443746264593 We’ll take the morning off tomorrow, allowing for the intense atmosphere of the Faire and its tendency to keep us up very late, due to the ambient noise and bustle. Evening zazen WILL take place at 6pm tomorrow, as usual.

Dharma Talk: Saturday 30 July

KSITIGARBA BODHISATVACome and hear a Dharma talk at 10:15 a.m. this Saturday by our friend Rev. Peter van der Sterre, a long-time Zen practitioner and business owner, and a Dharma heir of Rev. Zoketsu Norman Fischer. There will be seated meditation (J. zazen) as usual at 9:25 a.m., and tea-and-cookies in the living room following the talk. Everyone is welcome.

July 4th Holiday: Zendo Closed

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As is our custom, we’ll be closed all day Monday, 4 July, in observance of the national holiday. Our regular schedule of seated meditation, walking, and chanting will resume at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, 5 July. Please have a safe and enjoyable holiday, everyone!

Guest Speaker: Saturday, 4 June

Tremendous-Buddha-Tattoo-Image-1-520x400 This week, our regular Saturday Dharma talk at 10:15 a.m. will be given by Rev. Zachary Smith, from the San Francisco Zen Center. Everyone is invited to attend the period of seated meditation (J. zazen) beforehand at 9:25 a.m., and stay after the talk for tea-and-cookies upstairs in the living room. A great way to ease into your Saturday! All are welcome.

Dharma Talk: Saturday, 28 May

Buddha+speaks+of+Amitabha+Sutra+b3 This Saturday, the Dharma talk at 10:15 a.m. will be given by Rev. Valorie Beer, a teacher of sewing Buddhist robes in the nyohō-e tradition and a Dharma heir of Rev. Edward Brown. Please feel free to come for seated meditation (J. zazen) at 9:25 a.m., and to stay for tea-and-cookies in the living room afterwards. All are welcome.

Memorial Day Holiday: Zendo Closed…

MemorialDay1Our Meditation Hall (J. zendo) will be closed all day Monday, 30 May, in observance of the national holiday. The regular schedule of seated meditation (J. zazen) will resume at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 31 May. Have an enjoyable holiday, everyone!