Upcoming and Previous Events

Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (July 10-12, 2020)

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (July 10-12, 2020)

Three Treasures Sangha is hosting an intensive retreat over 3 days, led by Jack Duffy Roshi by Zoom July 10-12, 2020. . Jack Duffy will give talks  and hold dokusan (practice-related interviews). Everyone is welcome even if you haven’t attended a Three Treasures Sangha retreat. We will shortly post and email more detailed information about the schedule. For those who will pre-register for full-time participation, Dokusan with Jack will be offered. Interviews with Lee and Madelon will be available to part and full time attendees as well. If...

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Separate and Not Separate Are Consistent – Leland Shields, May 10, 2020, Zoom Zenkai

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Meditation Retreat, Zen Talks | Comments Off on Separate and Not Separate Are Consistent – Leland Shields, May 10, 2020, Zoom Zenkai

In the apparent but misleading dichotomy of practice, there is one breath, all else falling away. Yet in one breath, there is context – fast, chest heaving after running for a bus; ragged, with congestion; tortured, when in respiratory distress. Each is one breath. We cannot deny this breath, that is only obscured by our descriptions. In these days, we cannot deny this breath is connected to all things, through the illness of exposure, or through the health arising from our shared care through isolation and hygiene. I am not the first to...

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Zenkai (June 14, 2020) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (June 14, 2020) with Madelon Bolling

TTS will hold the June 14, 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...

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Zenkai (May 10, 2020) with Leland Shields

Posted by on Mar 1, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (May 10, 2020) with Leland Shields

TTS will hold the May 10, 2020 Zenkai remotely (by Zoom). If you are able, please join all or part of this opportunity for intensive practice with others. The format similar to Windblown Plum intensive, but with this schedule: 8:15     Samu – cleaning your space or home8:45     Gathering on Zoom 9:00     5 Remembrances, Zazen, Kinhin 10:00   Talk by Lee 10: 40 (approx.) Zazen, Kinhin 11:15    Interviews available 12:00  Mics and video on. Break to get food 12:10   Informal Zoom lunch together with mics and video on 12:45   Clean up, be in...

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Branching Moon Sesshin (April meditation retreat)

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Branching Moon Sesshin (April meditation retreat)

Three Treasures Sangha holds two, seven-day sesshins each year at Mountain Lamp, a rural practice center near Bellingham, Washington. This year’s Spring sesshin (meditation retreat) is April 4-11. Details about our sesshins, as well as application forms, can be found on the Sesshin page.

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Zenkai (July 10-12, 2020) with Madelon and Lee

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (July 10-12, 2020) with Madelon and Lee

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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Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 9-10, 2019)

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 9-10, 2019)

Three Treasures Sangha is hosting a two-day retreat with Jack Duffy Roshi at Dharma Gate zendo on November 9-10. 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...

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Zenkai (December 8, 2019) with Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields

Posted by on Oct 1, 2019 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (December 8, 2019) with Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields

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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Zenkai (January 12, 2020) with Leland Shields

Posted by on Sep 22, 2019 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (January 12, 2020) with Leland Shields

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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2019 Year End Letter

Posted by on Sep 20, 2019 in Announcements, Newsletter | Comments Off on 2019 Year End Letter

Yes It could happen any time, tornado, Earthquake, Armageddon. It could happen. Or sunshine, love, salvation. It could, you know. That’s why we wake And look out—no guarantees In this life. But some bonuses, like morning, Like right now, like noon, Like evening. ~William Stafford December, 2019 Hello Sangha Members and Friends – Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! This has been my mantra for the past five months as I have been recovering from a serious bicycle injury that occurred in late May. Although I was debilitated for a time and am still a...

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