March 14 – 9:30 a.m.
March 21 & 22
Guest teacher: Hoko Karnegis, Hokyoji Zen Practice Community
Buddha’s Birthday Celebration
April 18 & 19
April 30-May 4
Guest teacher: Daishin McCabe, Des Moines, IA
May 16 & 17
Guest teacher: Tomon Marr, Albuquerque, NM
Guest teacher: Dokai Georgesen, Hokyoji Zen Practice Community
Guest teacher: Shoryu Bradley, Gyobutsuji, Arkansas
August 1 & 2
Guest teacher: Zuiko Redding, Cedar Rapids Zen Center
November 14 & 15
Koun Franz Visit
Introduction to Zazen
Sundays at 8:20 am (except during two-day sittings)
Learn the basics of sitting and walking meditation as they are done in the Sôtô Zen tradition. There will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions about practice and MZC.
Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 am
As we make our way through the book of the moment, participants take turns reading aloud and the group engages in discussion of the ideas and issues that arise. Attendees need not own or have read the book beforehand, and participate as their schedules permit.
Current book: Inside the Grass Hut, Living Shitou's Classic Zen poem, by Ben Connelly.