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May 2017

Two-Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Silent Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN!

May 6 @ 9:00 am - May 7 @ 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Two-Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Silent Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN! May 6 & 7 at Diamond Hill Zen Monastery!   Yong Maeng Jong Jin means “Leap like a tiger while sitting.” Sitting and walking meditation, formal meals, work practice, and kong-an teaching interviews   DT & DTIT: $35/day Members/Student: $45/day Non-Member: $65/day Retreat entries: Saturday and Sunday at 8:00am and orientation at 8:15am You may sit either or both days  This silent retreat ends on Sunday at 3:30 pm Register for…

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June 2017

Kido Chanting Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Kido chanting retreats consist primarily of chanting from 9:00am-3:30pm with an informal lunch at noon. We chant “Kwan Seum Bosal” - a name for the bodhisattva of compassion - while sitting, standing and walking. This retreat is suitable for beginners as well as experienced students. Please arrive at 8:30am to register. Non-Members $65 Members & FT Students $45 DT and DTIT $35 Please register for this retreat with Retreat Registration Form

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July 2017

Summer Kyol Che 2017

July 8 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 11:00 am
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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    Kyol Che practice clarifies our direction, resulting in a more harmonious relationship with all aspects of life. The daily schedule, conducted in silence, includes sitting, chanting, walking, and bowing meditations, as well as work practice. Meals are eaten in traditional temple style. Retreat leaders give weekly dharma talks and regular kong-an interviews. Practice in our serene woodland setting with the support of Sangha members from all over the world.             Entry and exits are…

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One Day Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Led by Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN. This retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation, with Kong-An Teaching Interviews. An informal lunch is included. Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended, however, these retreats are suitable for beginners, as well as experienced students. Registration for new retreatants is at 8:00 am, with orientation from 8:15AM until 8:45AM. Registration for experienced students is from 8:15 to 8:45 AM. Retreat Rates: Non-Members $65, Members, Seniors, FT Students $45, Dharma Teachers…

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September 2017

NO Kong An Interviews This Tuesday

September 5
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Two Day Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN- CANCELLED

September 9 - September 10
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Apologies- This retreat has been cancelled. Deposits may be used towards a future retreat or guest stay.

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Sangha Work Morning and Lunch

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Saturday morning, be part of the extended community of the Providence Zen Center as we work together to care for the PZC grounds and buildings. Help us keep the Providence Zen Center warm and welcoming! PZC will provide the lunch, feel free to bring desserts to share.      

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November 2017

Vegetarian Cuisine Cooking Workshop

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Providence Zen Center hosts International Chef Miguel De Haro in a Vegetarian Cuisine Cooking Workshop Experience. Have fun in the PZC kitchen as you work in teams to create several dishes using the same main ingredients with different herbs and spices. Chef Miguel will help you gain confidence in your culinary tastes and talents while you prepare lunch and dinner with his guidance...

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Christian-Buddhist Retreat with Father Kevin Hunt and José Ramírez JDPSN

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Christians and Buddhists can use very similar techniques of contemplative prayer and meditation to help make their spiritual teachings a living part of their daily existence. These retreats emphasize sitting and walking meditation, and include talks and discussion. Each retreat runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm and includes a vegetarian lunch. Beginners are welcome. No prior experience necessary. Daily Retreat Fees: $65 Non-Members and Associate Members $45 Members, Seniors, and Full-time Students and Clergy $35 Dharma Teachers and Dharma-Teachers-in-Training To register…

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December 2017

7-Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin Retreat with Zen Master Soeng Hyang (Barbara Rhodes)

December 4 @ 8:00 am - December 10 @ 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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We are grateful to have Zen Master Soeng Hyang lead the annual Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreat following the celebration of the Buddha's Enlightenment day. Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of ten hours of Zen practice (bowing, chanting, sitting and walking), work, rest periods and vegetarian meals eaten in traditional temple style. Dharma talks and kong an interviews are also given by Zen Master Soeng Hyang. Sign in is at 8 am.  …

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