Upcoming and Previous Events

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

Posted by on Oct 2, 2018 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 10-11, 2018)

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,...

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Zenkai (January 13, 2019) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Zen Talks | Comments Off on Zenkai (January 13, 2019) 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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Zenkai (October 14, 2018) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (October 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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Zenkai (August 12, 2018) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Jun 15, 2018 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (August 12, 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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In-City Supported Personal Retreat (July 6-8, 2018)

Posted by on May 9, 2018 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on In-City Supported Personal Retreat (July 6-8, 2018)

With Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields Many of us have regimented lives, with infrequent opportunities to ask, with an open mind, how we might deepen practice. Traditionally, Zen training included disciplined training periods alternating with periods of greater free time or travel, even as the spirit and dedication of practice continued. A personal retreats has potential for profound richness in its time, and taken home thereafter. And a personal retreat has its own challenge of practice – with a release of aspects of form, how do you express...

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Zenkai (June 10, 2018) with Leland Shields

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Beginner Zen Meditation | Comments Off on Zenkai (June 10, 2018) 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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Zenkai (May 13, 2018) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Zen Talks | Comments Off on Zenkai (May 13, 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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Branching Moon Sesshin, April 14-21, 2018

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Announcements | Comments Off on Branching Moon Sesshin, April 14-21, 2018

Three Treasures Sangha holds two, seven-day sesshins each year at Mountain Lamp, a rural practice center near Bellingham, Washington. This year’s sesshin is April 14-21. Details about our sesshins, as well as application forms, can be found on the Sesshin page.

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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)....

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2018 Year End Letter

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Announcements | Comments Off on 2018 Year End Letter

The way is perfect, like vast space, With nothing lacking and nothing in excess.           Verses on the Faith Mind   Greetings Three Treasures Sangha Members & Friends,                          December, 2018 It has been an incredibly beautiful fall with breathtaking views of the mountains and pristine beach scenes. At times, perfection does seem to be everywhere, everything OK just as it is. However, as we all know and feel in our bodies, suffering and pain is pervasive around the globe. Climate change, war, famine, creeping...

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