Mar 18 - 24

Winter, last week
"It is not necessary to burn incense, make prostrations, pray to the Buddha, practice penance, or study sutras; just sit and let body and mind fall away." --Dogen
Saturday Zen: Sat Mar 23, 10:00a - noon
room 24
Community UU
468 Rosedale Ave
White Plains, NY
Practice to be led by David Bauer

Morning Zen. Tue - Fri, 6:00-7:15am, at the Parsonage, Basement Zendo. SEE HERE. CANCELED FOR FRI MAR 22.

Chants for Mon Mar 18 - Sun Mar 24:
  • Song of the Jeweled-Mirror Samadhi, p. 25
  • Three Marks of Dharma, p. S2
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 23
  • Primary Reading: Koun Yamada, Zen: The Authentic Gate, Ch. 8a, "Depth of Enlightenment," 1st half, pp. 97-107.
  • Optional Secondary Reading: Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Ch. 36, "Lotus Vow," p. 236.
For subsequent weeks (through May 25): See Schedule for Reading.

This Week's Raven Tale: #96,  Confined -- HERE
This Week's Koan: BOS96: Jiufeng Does Not Acknowledge -- HERE

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