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Welcome!

Join us for meditation and discussion online

Prairie Mountain Zen Center welcomes people of all faiths and backgrounds. We seek to make Zen practice available to everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, political affiliation, economic class, sexual orientation, age, and ability.  We recognize that the practice of sitting quietly with yourself, surrounded and supported by others doing the same, can benefit everyone. In our practice, we value both our differences and what we share.

Sunday, September 18

Rev. Chikyo Ewan Magie

 

8:30 - 10:30 am MT.   Zoom link

Sangha member Rev. Chikyo Ewan will provide an introduction to his upcoming Thursday evening class.

In this class, we will focus on foundational elements of spiritual maturity in the unfolding of spiritual practice, and in Buddhist practice in particular. On this journey, we recognize, study, and gradually transform the presence of dukka or suffering in human life. Yet we also discover that this transformation happens both in the moment and gradually over time, as we deepen our practice and commitment.

Two 20-minute sittings with walking meditation between. Talk starts at 10:00.

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Thursday Evening Meditation

Every Thursday at 6:30 pm MT

Sit zazen as a group for 30 minutes then discuss Zen with fellow practitioners. No preparation is needed or required. This week, Rev. Jodo Cliff Clusin will be discussing Time and Space from The Light that Shines Through Infinity by Dainin Katagiri Roshi (2017).

 

One 30-minute sitting with a 10 minute break followed by group discussion.

6:30 - 7:45 pm MT.   Zoom link

One 30-minute sitting with a 10 minute break followed by group discussion.

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Thursday Evening Fall Class

Every Thursday at 6:30 pm MT, beginning 9/22

In this class, taught by Rev. Chikyo Ewan Magie, we will focus on foundational elements of spiritual maturity in the unfolding of spiritual practice, and in Buddhist practice in particular. 

We will study and practice with Jack Kornfield’s book A Path with Heart (1993). Each week, after zazen, we will investigate these elements of spiritual maturity and investigate practices together during our evening class session. Week by week, we can each reflect on and investigate two of these elements. Ideally, each of us can incorporate the study and practice of gratitude, faith, and compassion into our daily and weekly practice.

For more information, see the course syllabus.

One 30-minute sitting with a 10 minute break followed by presentation and group discussion.

6:30 - 7:45 pm MT.   Zoom link

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