2016 Events

January

   
  1

New Year's Peace Gathering at Great Lake Zen Center
(Place and Time in the newsletter)

  16

Half-Day Sit

  23

Bodhisattva Ceremony

February

   
  6 Buddha's Parinirvana (Shakyamuni's Death)
  20 One-Day Sit
  22 Bodhisattva Ceremony

March

   
  12 Annual Members' Meeting.
  19 Half-Day Sit
  20 Spring Equinox Celebration
  23 Bodhisattva Ceremony

April

   
  12-16 Spring Sesshin, followed by Buddha's Birthday Celebration
  22 Earth Day and Bodhisattva Ceremony

May

   
21 Half-Day Sit, followed by Bodhisattva Ceremony
28-30 Closed for Memorial Day holiday

June

  18 One-Day Sit
  20 Summer Solstice Celebration and Bodhisattva Ceremony

July

   
  2-4 Closed for Fourth of July holiday
  16 Half-Day Sit
  18 Bodhisattva Ceremony
  24 Family Picnic

August

  18 Bodhisattva Ceremony
  26-28 Three-Day Sesshin

September

   
  16 Full Moon and Bodhisattva Ceremony
  17 Half-Day Sit
  22 Autumn Equinox, Harvest Festival

October

   
15 One-Day Sit
16 Bodhisattva Ceremony
30 Sejiki Hungry Ghost Festival

November

   
  14 Bodhisattva Ceremony
  19 Half-Day Sit
24-27 Closed for Thanksgiving holiday

December

   
  9-13 Rohatsu Sesshin
Followed by Bodhi Ceremony
  21 Winter Solstice Celebration
24-31 Closed  for the holidays


Some of these events are suitable for children. There will be notice in the newseltter. Please check the Milwaukee Zen Center Facebook page for additional special events.