JUKAI at DBZ At the end of Holy Days Sesshin, eight participants took the Buddhist Precepts. CONGRATULATIONS!
Here are their Dharma names and the meanings:
ShoZan - Auspicious Mountain - Shannon McCarty
ShiOn - Ultimate Sound - Patricia Yingst
JiKan - Compassionate Insight - Lucy Brusini
KiGyo - Resolute Practice - Kayphet Pat Mavady
ChoRen - Morning Lotus - Karin Drew
Ju Sui - Pearl in Water - Jun Lee
MyoHo - Wondrous Phoenix - Brenda Miller
KeiGetsu - Joyous Moon - Yao Xu
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UPCOMING EVENTS: (contact info at bottom of page)
DBZ Spring Kessei, now through July 9 The monastery welcomes serious students of the Way as bodhisattvas-in-training. Residents engage in daily zazen and sutra chanting, learn traditional Rinzai Zen forms, and work at tasks ranging from cleaning and cooking to outdoor projects such as maintaining trails, chopping and stacking wood, and taking care of the land and facilities. For more info, click here.
DBZ Zen and Yoga Weekend, May 17-19 Exercise your body and mind during this special weekend.
NYZ Nyogen Senzaki All-Day Sit, May 18 We honor Nyogen Senzaki, a very important figure in American zen, with an all-day sit.
NYZ Dharma Talk by Hokuto Daniel Diffin, Wednesday, May 29, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Hokuto Daniel Diffin, the spiritual director of New York Zendo, will give a talk entitled Zen and the Cloud of Unknowing.
NYZ ZenMoves Workshop, Monday, June 3
NYZ Dharma Talk by Michael Fayne, Wednesday, June 5
NYZ Ohashiatsu Workshop, Sunday, June 9 (morning)
NYZ Haiku and Soen Roshi, Talk by Clark Strand, Sunday, June 9 (evening)
NYZ Jodo Shinshu Meditation and Talk with Miki Nakura, June 10
NYZ Gempo Roshi Memorial Weekend Sesshin, Friday-Sunday, June 14-16
DBZ Anniversary Sesshin, Saturday-Saturday, June 29-July 6
DAI BOSATSU ZENDO EVENTS: To make a reservation or for more information, call Dai Bosatsu Zendo at (845) 439-4566 or e-mail email@example.com.
Office hours: Tues - Sat, 9am to 4:30pm; Sunday, 9am to 12pm.
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