17 results for tag: Buddhism


Two Day Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

Join us on Saturday May 5th, Sunday May 6th, or both days! This retreat is held in silence, with periods of sitting meditation interspersed with brief walking meditation. Meals and overnight included. Daily Retreat Fees:  $65 Non-Members and Associate Members $45 Members, Seniors, and Full-time Students $35 Dharma Teachers and Dharma-Teachers-in-Training   Please register by noon Thursday May 3rd by registering online, or by contacting the director@providencezen.org, (401)658-1464.   Interested in becoming a member? Membership in the Kwan Um School of Zen entitles you to discounts for retreats and guest ...

One Day Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

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 and DTITs $35 Please register by noon Thursday July 13 by registering ...

Public Dinner | Meditation Instruction | Dharma Talk

Wednesday October 24 - 5:30PM:  Public vegetarian dinner followed by meditation instruction class at 6:30PM. Also at 6:30PM special chanting begins in the main Dharma Room followed by regular chanting at 7:00PM. There will also be a Dharma Talk this evening with questions answered by José Ramírez JDPSN.

Public Dinner | Chanting | Kong-an Interviews

Wednesday October 17 - 5:30PM:  Public vegetarian dinner followed by meditation instruction class at 6:30PM. Also at 6:30PM special chanting begins in the main Dharma Room followed by regular chanting at 7:00PM. There will also be two sitting periods which begin at 7:30 with walking meditation in between and kong-an interviews with resident Zen Master Soeng Hyang.

Dharma Talk w/ Zen Master Soeng Hyang

Wednesday September 26 - 5:30PM: Public vegetarian dinner followed by meditation instruction class at 6:30PM. Also at 6:30PM special chanting begins in the main Dharma Room followed by regular chanting at 7:00PM. There will also be a Dhamra talk with resident Zen Master Soeng Hyang this evening with time for questions after.

Christian-Buddhist Retreat

The next Christian/Buddhist Retreat is scheduled for September 29, 2012 9:00AM-4:00PM 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 4:00pm and includes a vegetarian lunch. Beginners are welcome. No prior experience necessary. The next Christian/Buddhist Retreat is scheduled for September 29, 2012 9:00AM-4:00PM Prices: non members $65, members $45, Dharma teachers and Dharma teachers in ...

Retreat Center Programs

Providence Zen Center holds at least one retreat every month, of varying durations. Participation in a retreat is a time to investigate your life closely. This experience can bring about a clearer, more compassionate direction, and more harmonious relationships within all aspects of life. Retreat Center Programs Yong Maeng Jong Jin - Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are two, three or seven days long and are held in silence. Kido chanting retreats - Kido chanting retreats consist primarily of chanting from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Kyol Che retreats - Kyol Che retreats are held twice a year for 90 days in the winter (typically ...

Hae Jae Talk by Zen Master Seung Sahn

http://vimeo.com/39790109 Last Friday we finished our annual three month Winter Kyol Che retreat and entered into the Hae Jae period. Kyol Che is the intensive meditation retreat period and Hae Jae is the looser, less formally scheduled period in the spring and autumn. The Hae Jae period provides more of an opportunity to practice in everyday life situations. During this time, monks and nuns traditionally travel from temple to temple to visit other great masters at or meet with their Doban (Dharma friends). To celebrate, here is a video of Zen Master Seung Sahn giving the Hae Jae talk at the end of Winter Kyol Che 2004 in Korea. This is ...

Why We Bow – 108 Prostrations

Bowing practice means that your body and your mind become one very quickly. Also, it is a very good way to take away lazy mind, desire mind and angry mind. When you're sleeping, your body's lying in your bed, but your mind flies around and goes somewhere. Maybe you go to Las Vegas or you go to the ocean or you go to New York, or some monster is chasing you. Your body's in bed, but your consciousness already went somewhere. When we wake up, many times, our consciousness and our body don't quickly connect. So you wander around your house, and drink coffee, you bump into things. Then slowly, slowly your consciousness and your body again come ...

Dharma Talk by Zen Master Seung Sahn

http://vimeo.com/35006435