2013 Practice Schedule

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2013 Practice Schedule

  Here is the complete listing of the opportunities to practice Zen with Three Treasures Sangha in 2013.  Of note: there will be three, more intensive (longer) Zazenkai’s with Jack Duffy Roshi; and new teachers Lee Shields and Madelon Bolling will be leading monthly zazenkais and be present on one Wednesday evening per month. January 12-13             Zazenkai (Madelon Bolling) Saturday 6:30pm – 8:30pm Sunday 6:00am – 1:30pm January 23                  Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30 pm (Lee Shields) February 9-10             Zazenkai (Jack Duffy) Saturday 9:00am – 4:30pm Sunday 6:00am –...

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Branching Moon Sesshin Teisho’s Available

Posted by on Apr 21, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Branching Moon Sesshin Teisho’s Available

Jack Duffy’s sesshin teishos are now available on on mountinlamp.org. If folks only have time to listen to one, please start with the talk “On Precepts” Please send comments as I am re-working some of the ideas in there. Warmly, Jack

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Verses on the Faith Mind

Posted by on Jan 29, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Verses on the Faith Mind

“Nothing hangs in the mind,/There is nothing to remember./Boundless, clear, self-illuminating–/The mind does not make efforts./ This is the place of non-thinking,/Difficult to fathom with intellect or feeling.” Hello Everyone, I’d like to start today by saying something about the 16 Bodhisattva precepts. Our lineage looks at the precepts from 3 different vantage points–the hinayana, the mahayana and the essential. The hinayana view is quite literal. Not killing means just that. We may attempt to fulfill this vow by eating a vegetarian or vegan diet. We may try to move carefully and...

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