an Ordinary Zen Sangha Retreat
Sunday November 6, 2016
10:30am – 4:00pm
Retreats offer a rare occasion to deepen one’s zen practice and commitment to the path. This silent retreat is open to anyone, however some previous experience with zen meditation is helpful. There is no fee, however donations are accepted ($10.00 suggested amount). A potluck* lunch will be served.
Please RSVP as space is limited.
You may email me at email@example.com for more information and to RSVP.
10:30am — Orientation to the retreat,
11:00am — Heart Sutra Chant, Sitting, Walking, Sitting
12:00pm — Potluck* Lunch followed by mindful work practice and personal time
1:15pm — Preparation bell
1:30pm — Sitting, Walking, Sitting, 4 Bodhisattva Vows chant
2:30pm — Personal time
3:00pm — Tea and Dharma Talk – insight and compassion
3:30pm — Open discussion and questions concerning practice
4:00pm — Conclusion
*Please bring a dish to share.