This Week: Mar 31 - Apr 5

"Intrinsically, we are perfect in being as we are. We are englightened. But until we really understand this, we will do deluded things."
- Charlotte Joko Beck, Nothing Special
Morning Zen: Mon-Fri: 7:30 - 8:30
Saturday Zen Service: 10:00 - 11:30

The dharma talks/discussions each day are based on these readings. Read the chapter or koan in advance if you can. (If not, no worries.)

Mon Mar 31. Charlotte Joko Beck, Nothing Special. Ch. 15, "The Tomato Fighters"

Tue Apr 1. Koan of the Week. "Nanquan Draws a Circle." Blue Cliff Record #69.

Wed Apr 2. Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. Ch. 17, "Mistakes in Practice."

Thu Apr 3. Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of Buddha's Teaching. Ch. 15, "Right Concentration."

Fri Apr 4. Taizan Maezumi & Bernie Glassman, On Zen Practice: Body, Breath & Mind. Ch. 6, "What is Sesshin?"

Sat Apr 5. Diamond Sutra (trans. Red Pine), chapter 6.

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