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Dharma in October 2019

Dear zen friend 1)      November sesshin     from   11/08   to  11/12          December sesshin     from   12/06   to  12/08          Year end sesshin        from   12/27   to  12/31 2)     Shobogenzo in winter         We have new study group during winter. A chapter of … Continue reading

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Dharma in September 2019

Dear zen friend 1)   October sesshin          from  10/11  to  10/15       November sesshin      from  11 08  to  11/12 2)  Zendo is busy for preparations for wintry season. There are many things to do by strong muscles. … Continue reading

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Dharma in August 2019

Dear zen friend 1)    September sesshin       from  09/13  to  09/17        October sesshin            from  10/11  to  10/15 2)   While working in a trench, a sniffing sound was heard. Looked back, a deer was standing 15 meters away. 2 fawns were … Continue reading

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Dharma in July 2019

Dear Zen Friend 1)  September Sesshin:   from   09/13   to   09/17 There will be a renovation project of the entry hall during the first week of September. So the sesshin is put off for a week. 2)  Summer lecture:     on 11th … Continue reading

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Dharma in June 2019

Dear Zen friend 1) July Sesshin: from 07/12 to 07/16 No August sesshin 2) (A) Workday: On July 20th, (Saturday) from 9 am to 3 pm. There are jobs to do like cleaning inside out, mowing, stacking firewood. Many mosquitoes … Continue reading

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Dharma in May 2019

Dear zen friend 1) June sesshin: 06/07 – 06/11 July sesshin: 07/12 – 07/16 2) Baika (Sotoshu Songs) Lesson: On June 20th (Thursday) from 9 am to noon. Baika teacher is Rev. Kuga Shonen with Rev. Kojima Shumyo as attendant. … Continue reading

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Dharma in April 2019

Dear Zen Friend 1)               May  Sesshin:            from  05/10  to  05/14                   June Sesshin:            from  06/07  to  06/11 2)  Spring Cleaning:  On May 4th  (Saturday)   from  9am  to 3 pm.      Pot luck lunch at noon.      If … Continue reading

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