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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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Dharma in January 2019

Dear zen friend 1)        February Sesshin         from  02/08  to  02/12            March Sesshin             from  03/08  to  03/12 2)  Mr. Yuichiro Miura is a professional skier and a climber. He was known to have acted on an adventurous challenge on high … Continue reading

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Dharma in 2019, the year of Boar

Dear Zen friend A Happy New Year! 1)    January Sesshin            from  01/18  to  01/22        February Sesshin           from  02/08  to  02/12 2)   On last day of the sesshin 31st, we found a big owl perching … Continue reading

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Dharma in November 2018

Dear Zen friend 1)         December sesshin:           from 12/07   to   12/09              Year end sesshin:             from 12/27   to   12/31              January sesshin:               from 01/18   to   01/22 2) November is in winter with half foot snow. Snow this year is wet and … Continue reading

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Dharma in October 2018

Dear Zen friend 1)       November   Sesshin::    from 11/09  to  11/13           December   Sesshin:     from  12/07  to  12/09           Year End     Sesshin::     from  12/27  to  12/31 2)   I used to start stove in the beginning of December. … Continue reading

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Dharma in September 2018

Dear Zen friend 1)     October sesshin         from    10/12   to    10/16         November sesshin     from    11/09   to    11/13 2)  There are many rainy days. Stacked firewood does not look dry. A worry … Continue reading

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Dharma in August 2018

Dear Zen friend 1) September sesshin: from 09/07 to 09/11 October sesshin: from 10/12 to 10/16 2) “Alan Watts – in the Academy” compiled by Peter Columbus and Donadrian Rice, published by Suny Press won the Gold medal of the … Continue reading

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