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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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Dharma in March 2019

Dear Friend 1)      April Sesshin:          from   04/12  to  04/16          May Sesshin:           from  05/10  to  05/14 2)   These days I take bus to go to cities. Bus stop is 2 .2 miles away, which is a walking distance. … Continue reading

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Dharma in February 2019

Dear zen friends 1)        March Sesshin          03/08  to  03/12            April Sesshin             04/12  to  04/16 2)  I expected this winter would be long. The first snow fell in October. Yet I did not think the weather would be hard like … Continue reading

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