• Saturday, August 13

     

    Come by for tea and cookies and to meet our members, and to discuss zen, life and any topics of interest. There will be a short presentation around 10:15. No registration required.



    5 monks

    One day sitting (Zazenkai) at Plymouth Congregational Church in Fort Collins

    Saturday August 27, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    We begin with opening tea and three 35 minute sitting periods. Oryoki lunch is included. The afternoon has two sitting periods and closing tea. Practice interviews will be available. You may attend for part of the day. Register with cliff@prairiemountain.org We intend to offer this practice in Fort Collins every 3 months, date in November tbd.


    One day sitting (Zazenkai) at The Meditation Place

    Saturday, September 17, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    Same schedule as above, but no practice interviews (until we sound proof the small practice room). You may attend for part of the day. Register with cliff@prairiemountain.org


    Next one day sitting in Longmont will be New Year's Eve Day, Saturday December 31st.


  • New Class in offered in Denver

    Wednesdays 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    @ Mayu Sanctuary


    Same schedule as above, but no practice interviews (until we sound proof the small practice room). You may attend for part of the day. Register with cliff@prairiemountain.org


    Learn to Meditate*

    Saturday, August 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.


    An introduction to sitting and walking meditation with a variety of short exercises and discussion. Meditation is presented as a secular activity, accessible to all. Taught by Cliff Clusin, Director of the Meditation Place.


    *Learn to Meditate sessions are held periodically.



    Register with Cliff: cliff@prairiemountain.org; 303-246-8333;  $20 for the class


    Guest Speaker: Rev. Carol O'Dowd
    MPA, M.Div

    Sunday, September 25, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


    Rev. O'Dowd is a Shin (Pure Land) Buddhist Minister. She enjoys sharing Buddhist teachings in practical ways for everyday life as well as offering counseling/coaching to connect with opportunities and discover the extraordinary in the ordinary in work and daily life.


  • Guest Speaker, Sunday Morning August 21st: Roshi Sanchi Reta Lawler

    Sunday, August 21, 8:30 am


    Dharma talk is at 9:30 am and you may arrive for sitting at 8:30 or 9 am.


    Reta is a long time friend, and experienced teacher and is the founder and director of the Boulder Morningstar Zen Center and the Morningstar Zen Sangha in San Antonio, Texas.


    Next Meditation Weekend at The Meditation Place: Friday Oct 28 7 pm to Sunday Oct 30, 10:30 am.

    Friday, October 28, 7:00 PM - October 30, 10:30 AM

     

    Guest Teacher will be Rev. Eido Bruce Espe. Eido is the vice-abbot of Ryumonji and the Head Monk of the Des Moines Zen Center.


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