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Introduction to Zen – Eight Week Series

Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:30 pm - Tuesday, May 19 @ 9:00 pm

All are welcome to our weekly introductory class emphasizing Zen meditation instruction. Please arrive a little early so we can help you find a seat.

8-Week Introduction to Zen Series
Tuesday, March 31 – Tuesday, May 19
7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Our spring series of introductory classes exploring Rinzai Zen practice runs from the end of March through mid-May. All are welcome to any or all of the classes. A $5 donation is suggested for each class. Here’s the schedule:

March 31: Zazen – how to practice seated meditation.

April 7: Mindfulness Practices – chanting, walking, bowing, tea.

April 14: Circles of Meditation – the expanding circles of meditation practice and how they carry over into our daily lives.

April 21: Koan Study – the use of koans (Zen parables) to investigate our own deep nature.

April 28: Four Noble Truths – the Buddha’s radical teaching on liberation from suffering.

May 5: Noble Eightfold Path – Buddha’s Way to gradually unravel suffering in our lives.

May 12: Four Great Vows – the fundamental context for our whole Zen practice.

May 19: The Precepts – the Bodhisattva Precepts for upright conduct in living a compassionate, awakened life.

Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji

Genjo Marinello
Phone: 2063283944
Email: zen@choboji.org

Region: Seattle, WA

Start: Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:30 pm
End: Tuesday, May 19 @ 9:00 pm

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Dai Bai Zan Cho Bo Zen Ji
1733 S Horton St
Seattle, Washington 98144 United States
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Phone: 2067864043

Tradition: Rinzai Zen
Teacher: Genjo Marinello