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Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (February 10-11, 2018)

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (February 10-11, 2018)

Three Treasures Sangha is hosting a two-day retreat with Jack Duffy Roshi at Dharma Gate zendo on February 10 – 11. Jack Duffy will give a talk each day and hold dokusan (practice-related interviews). Everyone is welcome even if you haven’t attended a Three Treasures Sangha retreat. If you’re looking for other opportunities to sit Zen with Three Treasures, check out our Calendar. For more information about this or other retreats, contact ttssangha@gmail.com. SCHEDULE Saturday, February 10th 8:15am — Work period 9:00am —...

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Facilities and Garden Work Retreat (March 10-11, 2018)

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Facilities and Garden Work Retreat (March 10-11, 2018)

2018 Facilities retreat schedule March 10-11, 2018 This schedule applies to both Saturday and Sunday.  Sunday is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time so be sure to set your clocks ahead or you will miss sitting on Sunday.  Please feel free to attend any portion of this retreat.  No need to attend it all.  This is a chance for all of us to take care of and improve our meditation ‘home’ in community with others who use it. 8:30 – 9:30  Meditation. 9:30 -10:00  Orientation to jobs and stretching, change clothes. 10:00 – 12:00  Work  (Silence). 12:00 – 1:00  Lunch and rest.  (Quiet talking...

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On Feeling Lost – Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Zen Talks | Comments Off on On Feeling Lost – Madelon Bolling

The koan here is case 1 in Zen Echoes; also found as Case 1 in the Book of Equanimity and Case 92 in the Blue Cliff Record. One day, the World-Honored One ascended the seat. When the great assembly had gathered and settled down, Mañjuśri struck his gavel and said, “Observe deeply the Dharma of the Dharma King; the Dharma of the Dharma King is like this.” The World-Honored One then came down from the seat. In response to this koan, Zen master Miaozong declared: The true teaching has been transmitted in its entirety. The Buddhadharma is like this! Sitting around the room here,...

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Zenkai (January 14, 2018) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (January 14, 2018) with Madelon Bolling

Beginners who are interested in Zen and experienced Zen students are welcome. Schedule 8:15am Work period 9:00am Opening, Five Remembrances, Zazen 9:35am Zazen 10:00am Dharma talk 11:00am Zazen 12:00pm Informal lunch (Soup will be provided. Please bring food to share.) 1:00pm Sutras 1:30pm Zazen, Interviews 2:50pm Closing, Great Vows

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2017 Year End Letter

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in Announcements | Comments Off on 2017 Year End Letter

“To carry yourself forward and experience myriad things is delusion. That myriad things come forth and experience themselves is awakening.” Dogen Greetings Three Treasures Members & Friends   December, 2017 Despite all the disasters, both natural and human made, that have occurred recently, I was given some sliver of hope for our torn and tattered world by the extraordinary phenomenon of the solar eclipse this summer. According to reports, many of those watching the eclipse seemed to experience a diminishing sense of self-centeredness and an increasing sense of connection and...

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