Upcoming and Previous Events

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

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

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

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Zenkai (January 14, 2018) with Madelon Bolling

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in Beginner Zen Meditation, Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Zenkai (January 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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2017 Year End Letter

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in Announcements | Comments Off on 2017 Year End Letter

“To carry yourself forward and experience myriad things is delusion. That myriad things come forth and experience themselves is awakening.” Dogen Greetings Three Treasures Members & Friends   December, 2017 Despite all the disasters, both natural and human made, that have occurred recently, I was given some sliver of hope for our torn and tattered world by the extraordinary phenomenon of the solar eclipse this summer. According to reports, many of those watching the eclipse seemed to experience a diminishing sense of...

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Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 11-12, 2017)

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Meditation Retreat | Comments Off on Two-Day Zen Retreat with Jack Duffy (November 11-12, 2017)

Three Treasures Sangha is hosting a two-day retreat with Jack Duffy Roshi at Dharma Gate zendo on November 11-12. 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 10, 2017) with Madelon Bolling and Lee Shields

Posted by on Oct 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Zenkai (December 10, 2017) 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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Thinking of Pat Hawk

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Reflections | Comments Off on Thinking of Pat Hawk

Jack recently received a message from Rolf Drosten, a Diamond Sangha teacher who lives and teaches in Germany. Rolf wrote about Pat Hawk, a long-time Three Treasures supporter, known to many of us. Rolf’s message is a warm tribute, and a message about each of us practicing with our foibles. I, too, remember Pat with warmth and gratitude. Lee Five years ago, Pat Hawk Roshi died in May 2012. Now and then during the past weeks, I have come to think of him – No, more clearly, I’ve simply come to think of him. It is possible that he has shown me...

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