Posts by TTSangha

Zenkai (October 11, 2020) with Lee Shields

Posted by on Oct 4, 2020 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Zenkai (October 11, 2020) with Lee Shields

TTS will hold the October 11, 2020 Zenkai remotely (by Zoom). If you are able, please join all or part of this opportunity for intensive practice with others. 8:15     Samu – cleaning your space or home 8:45     Gathering on Zoom 8:55     Be seated 9:00     (5 Remembrances), Zazen, Kinhin 10:00     (Dai-O Kokushi) Dharma talk (Shiku Seigan Mon)* 10: 40    Zazen, Kinhin (11:15    Interviews available) 12:00     (audio and video on) Break to get food   12:10    Informal Zoom lunch together (Meal chants before & after) 12:45     Clean up   1:10      Be seated 1:15     Zazen,...

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Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 6-8, 2020)

Posted by on Oct 4, 2020 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 6-8, 2020)

We will have an intensive retreat with Jack, Madelon, and Lee November 6-8, 2020. The detailed schedule is below. Here is an overall summary of the 3 days: SUMMARY SCHEDULE Friday:              6:30pm-9:30pm Saturday:          8:15am-12:30pm, lunch, 2:30-5:00, supper, 7:00-9:30pm Sunday: :          8:15am-12:30pm, lunch, 2:30-5:00pm (with Jukai ceremony) The intensive weekend Zoom retreat will begin Friday at 6:45 PM with gathering for a short introduction to the form with Zoom, and zazen at 7:00 PM. The full schedule is included at the bottom of this page. For a zoom link, email: There is...

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Dahui, Swampland Flowers: 9 Enlightenment and Delusion (a talk by Lee Shields, September 7, 2020)

Posted by on Oct 3, 2020 in Zen Talks | Comments Off on Dahui, Swampland Flowers: 9 Enlightenment and Delusion (a talk by Lee Shields, September 7, 2020)

Dahui, Swampland Flowers: 9 Enlightenment and Delusion In the last paragraph of lecture 9 of the Swampland Flowers, Dahui directed us with the following: If you want to cut directly through, don’t entertain doubts about buddhas and ancestral teachers, or doubts about birth and death – just always let go and make your heart empty and open. When things come up, then deal with them according to the occasion. Be like the stillness of the water, like the clarity of a mirror, (so that) whether good or bad, beautiful or ugly approach, you don’t make the slightest move to avoid them. (Then) you will...

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Zenkai (December 13, 2020) with Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields

Posted by on Oct 2, 2020 in Practice Opportunity | Comments Off on Zenkai (December 13, 2020) with Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields

TTS will hold the December 13, 2020 Zenkai remotely (by Zoom). If you are able, please join all or part of this opportunity for intensive practice with others. 8:15 Samu – cleaning your space or home 8:45 Gathering on Zoom 8:55 Be seated 9:00 (5 Remembrances), Zazen, Kinhin 10:00 (Dai-O Kokushi) Dharma talk (Shiku Seigan Mon)* 10: 40 Zazen, Kinhin (11:15 Interviews available) 12:00 (audio and video on) Break to get food   12:10 Informal Zoom lunch together (Meal chants before & after) 12:45 Clean up   1:10 Be seated 1:15 Zazen, Kinhin 1:30 Sutra Reading 2:00 Zazen, Kinhin (2:15...

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Zen Practice-at-home intensive with Jack Duffy (September 5-12, 2020)

Posted by on Aug 10, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat, Practice Opportunity, Zen Talks | Comments Off on Zen Practice-at-home intensive with Jack Duffy (September 5-12, 2020)

Registration is now available for the Zen Practice-at-home intensive with Jack Duffy. Dates: From 5:30pm Saturday September 5, 2020 through 1:15pm Saturday September 12, 2020 Register

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