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Dharma in May 2018

Dear Zen friend 1)    June sesshin        from 06/08  to  06/12        July  sesshin         from 07/06  to  07/10 2)   The last winter was long, last snow fell on April 30th. Wood stove heating was necessary for 6 months.       In Los … Continue reading

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Dharma in April 2018

Dear Zen Friend 1)         May Sesshin             from   05/11  to  05/15             June Sesshin            from   06/08  to  06/12 2)         Baika Lesson          9 am  on May 24th  with Rev. Shumei Kojima             Dharma talk           11 am  on May … Continue reading

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Dharma in March 2018

Dear Zen Friend 1) April sesshin: from 04/06 to 04/10 May sesshin: from 05/11 to 05/15 2) Spring Cleaning April 28th Saturday is the day of spring cleaning. Work starts at 10 am, light lunch at noon, and ends around … Continue reading

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Dharma in February 2018

Dear zen friend 1) March Sesshin from 03/09 to 03/13 April Sesshin from 04/06 to 04/10   2) On the 19th, I found 3 feet long crack in the front glass on my car. From inside it looks beautiful especially … Continue reading

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Dharma in January 2018

Dear Zen friend 1)         February sesshin:       from 02/09 to 02/13.              March sesshin:           from 03/09 to 03/13 2)   On the day of Spring Cleaning, we found a scroll in the basement. Inside the scroll there was calligraphy of Sawaki Roshi. … Continue reading

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Dharma in the year of Dog 2018

Dear Zen friend A Happy New Year! 1) January sesshin : from 01/19 to 01/23. February sesshin: from 02/09 to 02/13. 2) It was coldest during the year end sessin. We experienced a feeling of sitting in a freezer. Most … Continue reading

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Dharma in November 2017

Dear Zen Friend 1) December Sesshin from 12/08 to 12/10 The year end Sesshin from 12/27 to 12/31 January Sesshin from 01/19 to 01/23 2) A middle sized tree fell just before my eyes in the back yard. An explosive … Continue reading

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