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February 2018

Ruth Ozeki at Seattle Soto Zen

Author and Zen Priest, Ruth Ozeki, will give the talk today. Her highly acclaimed book, A Tale for the Time Being, weaves together themes from Zen and contemporary life, including alienated teens, treasured grandmothers, monastery life and Dogen’s Uji. Ruth is a student of Norman Fischer and often practices with us at the Samish Island Sesshin. We are delighted that we’ve been able to…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Soto Zen

Date: Sunday, February 25
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Tradition: Soto Zen
Teacher: Jeff Kelley

March 2018

“We Were Always Buddhist:” Caste Emancipation and Sexual Politics in South India

In 1956 anti-caste activist Dr. B.R. Ambedkar called upon his followers in India to convert to Buddhism as the equalitarian religion of the original inhabitants of the subcontinent. Since then, conversion to Buddhism in India has been widely understood as a mode of political dissent, and a means of escape from “untouchability.” In this talk, anthropologist Lucinda Ramberg considers the…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: SAMGardnerCenter

Date: Saturday, March 3
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Two Ways of Knowing Phenomena: Non-Conceptual Awareness Vs. Conceptual Thought

This teaching will be a comprehensive presentation on the two sides of mind by defining specific characteristics, identifying respective objects and differentiating modes of complex comprehensions. In particular, Geshe Jamyang will emphasize the important application of  these topics to our quality of daily life and to our Dharma paths toward both immediate sense of ascertainment in following the intended paths…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Sunday, March 4
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan Buddhism
Teacher: Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim

Dharma Teaching: The Three Doors of Liberation

སྟོང་པ་ཉིད་ཀྱི་རྣམ་པར་ཐར་པའི་སྒོ་ནི་དངོས་པོ། ། The Door of Liberation of Emptiness, the object. མཚན་མ་མེད་པའི་རྣམ་པར་ཐར་པའི་སྒོ་ནི་རྒྱུ། ། The Door of Liberation of Signlessness, the cause. སྨོན་པ་མེད་པའི་རྣམ་པར་ཐར་པའི་སྒོ་ནི་འབྲས་བུ། ། The Door of Liberation of Wishlessness, the result. The Three Doors of Liberation can help with your meditation practice and understanding emptiness. Join Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche for an exploration of this topic, which relates to causes and conditions.…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

Date: Sunday, March 11
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Tradition: Tibetan Buddhism
Teacher: Venerable Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche

Dharma Talk w/ Venerable Pannavati

Ven. Dr. Pannavati, a former Christian pastor, is co-founder and co-Abbot of Embracing-Simplicity Hermitage in Hendersonville, NC. A black, female Buddhist monk ordained in the Theravada and Mahayana traditions with Vajrayana empowerments and transmission from Roshi Bernie Glassman of Zen Peacemakers, she is both contemplative and empowered for compassionate service. An international teacher, she advocates on behalf of disempowered women…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Friday, March 23
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Venerable Pannavati

April 2018

Dharma Talk with Alexis Santos

Alexis began practicing Insight Meditation in 2001 while traveling in India after taking leave from medical school. Since then, his primary teacher has been Sayadaw U Tejaniya, with whom he ordained as a Buddhist monk. Sayadaw U Tejaniya encouraged Alexis to share his practice with others in 2012. In 2016, he completed the Spirit Rock/IMS teacher training program. Alexis’ teaching…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Wednesday, April 4
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipasanna
Teacher: Alexis Santos

MCPS Annual Residential Retreat

Please join for our Annual Residential Retreat led by Dharma Teachers Larry Ward and Peggy Rowe-Ward MCPS has enjoyed a rich tradition of holding an Annual Retreat at Camp Indianola on Bainbridge Island. Several sangha members have volunteered to lead and support our 2018 Annual Retreat, ensuring this tradition of practice continues. Our 2018 Annual Retreat will be led by Senior Dharma Teachers…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Mindfulness Community of Puget Sound

Start: Monday, April 9
End: Sunday, April 15

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Tradition: Zen
Teacher: Thich Nhat Hanh

July 2018

Dharma Talk with Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Friday, July 13
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Sharon Salzberg

Dharma Talk with Jaya Rudgard

Jaya’s dharma discovery began as a teenager in the 1980s. She later spent 8 years as a nun in the Thai Forest tradition with Ven Ajahn Sumedho. She is a graduate of the Spirit Rock and IMS Insight Meditation four year teacher training led by Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein and teaches insight meditation and mindfulness in the UK and…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Tuesday, July 31
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Jaya Rudgard

September 2018

Dharma Talk w/ Zoketsu Norman Fischer

Zoketsu Norman Fischer is a Zen priest and abbot, a husband, father, and a poet, a teacher with wide-ranging interests and passions. Norman retired as abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center in 2000. He continues his involvement with the Center as a senior dharma teacher. In 2000 he founded the Everyday Zen Foundation, a network of Zen (and other)…

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Mahasangha Event

Member Group: Seattle Insight Meditation Society

Date: Friday, September 21
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tradition: Vipassana
Teacher: Norman Fischer

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