Jan 14 - 20

Winter, week 4
"We ourselves are nothing but perfect, complete, infinite, and absolute existence. And Zen aims to realize this condition not through the intellect but in living experience." --Koun Yamada
Saturday Zen: Sat Jan 19, 10:00 - 11:45am
room 24
Community UU
468 Rosedale Ave
White Plains, NY
Practice to be led by TBA


For Mon Jan 14 - Sun Jan 20:
  • Song of Realizing the Dao, p. 30
  • Fukenzazengi, p. 45
  • Menju, p. 50
Opening and Closing for Mon Dec 31 - Sun Jan 27:
  • Opening: The Fruit of the Bodhisattva Way, p. 21
  • Closing: Who Owns the Weather, p. 73
See: Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, 4th ed.   ☙   Supplement   ☙   BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule

Reading for Sat Jan 19:
  • Primary Reading: Koun Yamada, Zen: The Authentic Gate, Ch. 3a, "Principle of Salvation in Zen Buddhism," 1st half, pp. 19-27.
  • Optional Secondary Reading: Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Ch. 28, "Palm Forest," p. 180.
For subsequent weeks (through May 18): See Schedule for Reading.

This Week's Raven Tale: #87, Hearing -- HERE

See Youtube video of Sanbo Zen teachers talking about Zen (4:56): HERE.

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