Posts by TTSangha

Nothing Extra, Nothing Left Out – a talk by Leland Shields on June 10, 2018

Posted by on Jun 13, 2018 in Zen Talks | Comments Off on Nothing Extra, Nothing Left Out – a talk by Leland Shields on June 10, 2018

Blue Cliff Record, Case 12: Tung Shan’s Three Pounds of Hemp A monk asked Tung-Shan, “What is Buddha?” Tung Shan said, “Three pounds of hemp.” Thomas Cleary, BCR 12   Blue Cliff Record, case 19: Chu Ti’s One Finger Ch’an Whenever anything was asked, Master Chu Ti would just raise one finger. Thomas Cleary, BCR 19   Blue Cliff Record case 27: Yun Men’s The Body Exposed, The Golden Wind A monk asked Yun Men, “How is it when the tree withers and the leaves fall?” Yun Men said, “Body exposed in the golden wind.” Thomas Cleary, BCR 27   On most retreat days here, we begin by some...

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Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 10-11, 2017)

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 10-11, 2017)

Three Treasures Sangha is hosting a two-day retreat with Jack Duffy Roshi at Dharma Gate zendo on November 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, August 13th 8:15am — Work period 9:00am — Chanting 9:30am — Zazen...

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One-Day Zen Retreat (Zazenkai) with talk by Larry Keil (June 12th, 2016)

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Zen Talks | Comments Off on One-Day Zen Retreat (Zazenkai) with talk by Larry Keil (June 12th, 2016)

Please join us for a day of sitting and a dharma talk. Larry will talk about the great vows and his personal project of rewording them a bit to resonate more closely with his own experiences. He hopes to keep the talking part short and then have a good discussion with time for whoever wants to contribute their wisdom. Schedule 9:00am Opening, Five Remembrances, Zazen 9:35am Zazen 10:30am Dharma talk by Larry 11:30am Zazen 12:00pm Informal lunch (Soup will be provided. Please bring food to share.No time to pull together food? – Come anyway.) 1:00pm Sutras 2:00pm Zazen, Interviews 2:50pm...

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One-Day Zen Retreat (Zazenkai) with Madelon Bolling (May 8th, 2016)

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in Practice Opportunity | Comments Off on One-Day Zen Retreat (Zazenkai) with Madelon Bolling (May 8th, 2016)

Dharma Talk: Continuing the project of introducing the ancestors added to our dedication chant, Madelon will talk a little about Mahaprajapati and the Philosophers’ Stone, telling the story of the Buddha’s mother and her turn toward liberation. Fanciful as this title may be, the Stone is an image of transformation, and transforming the ordinary is deep: it is essential Zen work. Schedule 9:00am Opening, Five Remembrances, Zazen 9:35am Zazen 10:30am Dharma talk 11:30am Zazen 12:00pm Informal lunch (Please bring food to share. Soup will not be provided for this day. No time to get...

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One-Day Zen Retreat (Zazenkai) with Lee Shield (April 10th, 2016)

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Practice Opportunity | Comments Off on One-Day Zen Retreat (Zazenkai) with Lee Shield (April 10th, 2016)

Please join us for a day of sitting and a dharma talk from Lee Shields. The topic of Lee’s talk will be announced. Schedule 9:00am Opening, Five Remembrances, Zazen 9:35am Zazen 10:30am Dharma talk: Zen Attention in Relationship? 11:30am Zazen 12:00pm Informal lunch (Soup will be provided. Please bring food to share.) 1:00pm Sutras 2:00pm Zazen, Interviews 2:50pm Closing, Great Vows

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