Aug 9 - 15

Summer, week 8
"Our lives are absolutely hopeless. That's why they're wonderful. And it's not a big deal." --Joko Beck
Saturday Zen: Sat Aug 11, 10:00 - 11:45am
room 24
Community UU
468 Rosedale Ave
White Plains, NY
Practice to be led by Meredith Garmon

Morning Zen. Mon-Fri, 6:00 - 7:15am -- Basement Zendo.
See HERE. Morning Zen is cancelled Mon Jul 30 thru Thu Aug 2, and will resume on Fri Aug 3.

For Thu Aug 9 - Wed Aug 15:
  • An Unending Truth, p. 36
  • Facing Everything, p. 36
  • The Misunderstanding of Many Lifetimes, p. 37
  • Self and Other the Same, p. 37
  • The Field of Boundless Emptiness, p. 37
Opening and Closing for Aug 9 - Sep 5:
  • Opening: The Essence of Atonement, p. 8
  • Closing: There is No End, p. 70 + The Four Bohisattva Vows, p. 11
See Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, 4th ed. and
BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule

Reading for Sat Aug 11:
Primary Reading: Charlotte Joko Beck, Nothing Special, Ch. 31, "The Fall," pp. 219.
Optional Secondary Reading: Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Ch. 10, "Unborn Child," pp. 68-73.

Sesshin at Boundless Way Temple
1030 Pleasant St
Worcester, MA
Thu Sep 20, at 19:00 until Sun Jul 23, at 12:00.
Consider planning to attend! Registration will open six weeks before the event (that is, Thu Aug 9). Check HERE for updates.

This week's:
  • Koan: Book of Serenity #18: Zhaozhou's Dog (extended). CLICK HERE
  • Raven Tale: #65: How Do You Account for This? CLICK HERE

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