Nov 2 - 8

Autumn, week 7
"The point is not to negate or transcend duality, but to totally immerse oneself in it. Totally becoming duality means totally becoming not only the relative but the absolute as well, because the distinction between the two is nothing but a notion." --Bernie Glassman
Saturday Zen. Our next Zen service is
Sat Nov 4, 10:00 - 11:45am,
room 24, Community UU,
468 Rosedale Ave, White Plains, NY.
Practice will be led by Meredith.

Chants for Thu Nov 2 - Wed Nov 8:
  • Song of the Grass-Roof Hermitage, p. 13
  • Heart Sutra, p. 12
See: Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, and
BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule

Reading this week: Bernie Glassman, Infinite Circle, Chapter 10, "Intermingle Even as They Shine Alone," pp. 92-101.
Next up: starting Sat Dec 16, our book will be, Yamada Koun, Zen: The Authentic Gate.

Case this week: Book of Serenity #77, "Yangshan: As Befits His Portion": CLICK HERE.

Sat Nov 18: Morning Meditation Retreat: 9am-noon, at First Congregational Church, 1 Walton Pl, Stamford, CT.
Led by Boundless Way Guiding Teaching David Rynick, this retreat, open to people of all experience levels, is a wonderful opportunity. Register here: http://www.fccstamford.org/events/meditation.
Our regular Saturday practice is canceled -- or, rather, replaced -- by this event.

Events at Boundless Way Temple, 1030 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA:
  • Buddhism 101, is a four-part series. You need not have attended earlier parts to attend any of the dates. The two remaining dates are Sat Nov 11, and Sat Dec 2. Information: HERE. Registration: HERE. For carpooling from White Plains, email to Brain LaVoie: brianlavoie43 -at- gmail -dot- com
  • Practice and Study Retreat. Fri Nov 3, 19:00, to Sun Nov 5, 13:00. Information: HERE. Registration: HERE
  • Rohatsu Sesshin, Thu Dec 7, 20:00, to Sun Dec 10, 13:00.

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