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BUDDHA’S AWAKENING IS YOUR AWAKENING

ROHATSU RETREAT at EBZ

When: Thursday night, Dec 7, 6:30- 8:15pm

Friday, Dec 8, 8:30am-6: 15pm

Saturday, Dec 9, 7:25am-1:30pm

Where: Empty Bowl Zen Center

Parish House, Church of the Redeemer

36 South St. Morristown, NJ 07960

For more information, link to the Sesshin tab on our website.

A Note from Sensei Ray:

WALK WITH ME, A JOURNEY INTO MINDFULNESS

  • Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 7:30pm
  • I was invited to be on a panel for discussion after this movie Walk with Me about the mindfulness practices of Thich Nhat Hahn. Purchase your tickets and join us to watch the Walk With Me, A Journey Into Mindfulness, featuring Thich Nhat Hahn followed by a panel discussion. Go to https://gathr.us/screening/21789 to reserve your ticket.

    DHARMA CIRCLE

  • Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 from 9:30-10:30am at EBZ
  • Dharma Circle is an informal discussion group that focuses on dharma study and fellowship. At this meeting we will discuss our thoughts and insights about the seminal Zen book: Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind written by Shunryu Suzuki. We will continue our discussion of Part 2, Right Attitude. Beth Bachmann pranamamanj@gmail.com and Dale Spriggs dale.spriggs@gmail.com coordinate the meetings. Contact either of them if you have any questions. Light snacks will be provided.

    2017 EBZ'S COMMUNITY ANNUAL YEAR-END LETTER

    Link HERE to read Sensei Ray's year end letter.

    SAVE THE DATE for EBZ’s HOLIDAY PARTY

  • Saturday, Jan 20, 2018
  • This year's party will be held at Michele Daniels' home located at 22 Sanders Road, Rockaway, NJ 07866. Details coming soon!

    NEW TEISHOS ADDED

    Link to four new talks that have been added to the teachings tab on our website:

  • Saving a Ghost, Sensei Ray
  • T’ien-t’ung Juching, the Fiftieth Patriarch, Michele Daniels
  • A Stone Woman Gives Birth, Sensei Ray
  • The Emperor and Bodhidharma, Sensei Ray
  • WEDNESDAY MORNING DAISAN at EBZ

  • Wednesdays - On your cushion by 6:55am
  • Michele Daniels has resumed offering daisan on Wednesday mornings at EBZ. If you would like to know if Michele will be there on any given Wednesday, email asmgdaniels@optonline.net.

    ZAZEN IN BOONTON

  • Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm
  • Sandy Jakubowski is leading a group of folks who sit zazen in Boonton on Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00pm at St. John's Episcopal Church on Cornelia Street. Due to building usage, please call or text Sandy (973) 610-2394 by 5:00pm to let her know that you are attending. Street parking is available.

    ZAZEN

    Weekly Zazen Contributions & Timing Details

  • A $5 contribution for zazen is requested. A basket is available at the door monthly, quarterly, or yearly contributions are accepted as well.
  • Tuesday Evenings

  • 6:00pm Zendo opens (approximately)
  • 6:25pm Practitioners expected to be on their cushion
  • 6:30pm - 8:10pm Zazen
  • Wednesday Mornings **

  • 6:50am Zendo opens (approximately)
  • 6:55am Practitioners expected to be on their cushion
  • 7:00am - 8:00am Zazen (two twenty-five minute periods)
  • Thursday Mornings **

  • 6:50am Zendo opens (approximately)
  • 6:55am Practitioners expected to be on their cushion
  • 7:00am - 8:00am Zazen (two twenty-five minute periods)
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