Sunday Morning On-line – Practice Session

Will Rauschenberger is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: OZS – Practice Session Time: 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada).  Every week on Sunday, unless otherwise noted. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vpcldO-rrjgpzXNN4ppPa9dU_BMlg70eFw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Note: When you join the Zoom Practice Session, please keep your audio muted until the Dharma talk is finished and you are invited to share your thoughts and questions.

Monk In The House

In this episode, Will talks about our upcoming retreat with Chong An Sunim and Kongan practice.

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Making Clouds Disappear

When I was a child, I used to play a game with friends called “making the clouds disappear.” Days that clouds were scattered and puffy were ideal. We would each pick a cloud and focus all our energy on making it disappear, and sure enough, with patience, they would disappear! What was wonderful about the game was the experience of oneness, of sky, mind, space. It was the magic of active imagination! As adults, we intellectually might grasp that this […]

January Silent Retreat

Saturday, January 18, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Silent Retreat Following some basic instruction on meditation, chanting will begin the Silent Retreat, with sessions of sitting meditation, walking meditation.  Please bring a brown bag lunch. Water and snacks will be provided. We will serve tea and end the day with a Dharma Talk. (Half day is optional.) Sunday, September 15, 10:00 am – 11:30 pm – Our regular Sunday practice. Chanting, sessions of sitting and walking meditation, and Dharma […]

Retreat Weekend with Zen Master Chong An Sunim

March 6,7,8, 2020 Friday, March 6, 7:00 pm – Dharma Talk After the Dharma Talk, Sunim will answer questions. Saturday, March 7, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Silent Retreat Following some basic instruction on meditation, chanting will begin the Silent Retreat, with sessions of sitting meditation, walking meditation, and optional Kongan interviews. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Water and snacks will be provided. We will serve tea and end the day with a Dharma Talk. (Half day is […]

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Sunday Meditation Practice – Times are Changing

Our Sunday evening practice is changing to Sunday morning practice! Starting October 6, 2019. At the close of our last retreat, it was the consensus of the sangha members present that it would be easier for most to have our Sunday practice be in the morning instead of the evening. So starting on Oct 6, 2019 we will be meeting at 10:00 am for our meditation practice. Sunday Morning Practice Session: The doors open at 9:30 am and the practice session […]

Retreat Weekend with Zen Master Chong An Sunim

Sept. 13,14,15, 2019 Friday, September 13, 7:00 pm – Dharma Talk Topic: Zen — The Mind of Emptiness and Abundance. After the Dharma Talk, Sunim will answer questions. Saturday, September 14, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Silent Retreat Following some basic instruction on meditation, chanting will begin the Silent Retreat, with sessions of sitting meditation, walking meditation, and optional Kongan interviews. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Water and snacks will be provided. We will serve tea and end […]