Mar 11 - 17

Winter, week 12
"A true teacher possesses ability beyond the ordinary, a spirit surpassing the commonplace. Not clinging to personal views, he or she does not get bogged down in emotions. Action and understanding are in agreement. This is an authentic teacher." --Dogen
Saturday Zen: Sat Mar 16, 10:00a - noon
room 24
Community UU
468 Rosedale Ave
White Plains, NY
Practice to be led by Meredith Garmon

Morning Zen. Tue - Fri, 6:00-7:15am, at the Parsonage, Basement Zendo. SEE HERE.

Chants for Mon Mar 11 - Sun Mar 17:
  • Compassionate Heart of Wisdom, p. 15
  • Song of Zazen, p. 17
  • Great Doubt, p. 18
Opening and Closing for Mon Feb 25 - Sun Mar 24:
  • Opening: This World of Dew, p. 35; Blinded by Passions, p. 40
  • Closing: To Change Every Moment, p. 74
See: Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, 4th ed.   ☙   Supplement   ☙   BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule

Reading for Sat Mar 16:
  • Primary Reading: Koun Yamada, Zen: The Authentic Gate, Ch. 7, "Finding an Authentic Teacher," pp. 91-96.
  • Optional Secondary Reading: Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Ch. 35, "Early Morning Sunshine," p. 230
For subsequent weeks (through May 25): See Schedule for Reading.

This Week's Raven Tale: #95, What Is Mind? -- HERE

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