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Dharma in May 2020

Dear zen friend 1) Corona virus pandemic has been calming but will not go away. People do not feel comfortable to sit together in a room. So we should wait for reopening zendo for a while.   Doctors are talking … Continue reading

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Dharma in April 2020

Dear zen friend Zendo is closed. Nothing has happened since the middle of March. The first time in human history, smile has disappeared in the whole world. During WWII, South Americans were smiling. At the Cuban crisis, Asians were smiling. … Continue reading

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Sciatica

Dear Friends Thank you for your concerns on my problem, which started 11/25/19. I could not sit on Sundays as well as during sesshin for more than 2 months. Sciatic nerves were painful. X-ray pictures showed no significant damage on … Continue reading

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Dharma in January 2020

Dear Zen Friends 1)         February   Sesshin:     from  02/07  to  02/11             March Sesshin:           from  03/06  to  03/10 2)  “Shobogenzo in Snow Country” is going on Sunday mornings. I have had really a good time while reading Genjokoan … Continue reading

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Dharma in the year of Rat, 2020

Dear Zen friends A Happy New Year! 1)    No sesshin in January       February sesshin:     from  02/07  to  02/11 2)  On Sundays there are Sunday Zazenkai from 8 am to Noon. We usually sit for 4 periods. During winter we … Continue reading

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Dharma in November 2019

Dear zen friend 1)       December sesshin     from   12/06   to  12/08      Year end sesshin        from   12/27   to  12/31    January sesshin        from    01/17   to   01/21 2)     Shobogenzo in a snow country         We have study group during winter. A chapter of … Continue reading

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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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