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

Posted by on May 1, 2020 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai By Zoom: Three-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (July 10-12, 2020)

We will have an intensive retreat with Jack, Madelon, and Lee July 10-12, 2020. The detailed schedule is below. Here is an overall summary of the 3 days: SCHEDULE Specifics to be included soon. Friday — 6:45pm-9:45pm Saturday — 8:15am-12:30pm 2:30-5:00 & 7:00-9:30pm Sunday — 8:15am-12:30pm & 2:30-5 pm 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...

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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...

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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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Zenkai (February 9, 2020) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (February 9, 2020) 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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Broken Raven Sesshin – September 7-14, 2019

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Broken Raven Sesshin – September 7-14, 2019

Three Treasures Sangha holds two, seven-day sesshins each year at Mountain Lamp, a rural practice center near Bellingham, Washington. These retreats are rigorous and quite demanding, consisting of about 10 hours of zazen (sitting meditation) per day. They are silent except for the teacher’s daily teisho (dharma talk), and for dokusan (practice-related interview with the teacher). If you have no prior sesshin experience, you will probably first want to attend one of the shorter retreats (zazenkais) in Seattle. See our Sesshin page for more...

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