I thought I'd post a schedule of this Saturday's events; all are welcome to join for the entire "retreat", or for just part.
9:20 Newcomer's instruction
9:30 Zazen (seated meditation)
10 Kinhin (walking meditation)
11:20 Lunch (provided; this will be soy-based, so please bring your own if you have an allergy.)
Tea & Discussion about "our teachers"
12:30 Samu (work practice)
2 Ceremony to honor the life of Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi
2:30 clean up, say goodbyes.
For St. Patrick's Day - Benneacht (Blessing) - On the day when the weight deadens on your shoulders and you stumble, may the clay dance to balance you. And when your eyes freeze behind the grey window ...
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