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November 2018

Full Weekend Christian-Buddhist Retreat

11/02/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11/04/2018 @ 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States

This is our first ever Christian-Buddhist weekend retreat! Registration Closed for this weekend. Please look for more Christian Buddhist Retreats in the New Year! 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. This retreat emphasizes sitting and walking meditation, and include talks and discussion. There will be five Teachers in total, Father Kevin Hunt OCSO Roshi, José Ramírez JDPSN from our school, and three Special…

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December 2018

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

12/01/2018 @ 8:00 am - 12/07/2018 @ 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Register Now We are grateful to have Zen Master Soeng Hyang lead the annual 7 Day Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreat. Yong Maeng Jong Jin retreats are held in silence. The schedule each day consists of several 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. Minimum participation is 24 hours, meals and accommodations included.  Entry days…

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Buddha’s Enlightenment Day 2018

12/08/2018
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Buddha’s Enlightenment Day is Saturday December 8, 2018. This year it takes place at the conclusion of Zen Master Soeng Hyang’s (Bobby Rhodes) annual week-long retreat at Providence Zen Center. The Kwan Um School of Zen, Americas sponsors the Buddha's Enlightenment Day and Precepts Ceremonies, along with coffee hour with the teachers, and a great lunch. To find out more and register visit https://americas.kwanumzen.org/buddhaenlightenmentday2018/  

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New Year’s Eve Midnight Practice

12/31/2018 @ 11:30 pm - 01/01/2019 @ 1:00 am

Come join us chant in the New Year! 11:15pm Arrival/Wake Up 11:30pm Bowing 11:55pm Kwan Seum Bosal Chanting followed by the Four Chants 12:40am Sitting for 25 minutes 1:05am Sleep or extra Practice No Morning practice on Jan 1. Complimentary Guest Stay in PZC after New Year's Eve practice.    

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January 2019

Winter Kyol Che Opening Ceremony

January 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the Winter Kyol Che Opening Ceremony. All are welcome to sit with and support those participating in Kyol Che. The evening takes place in the Main Dharma Room in the main building. 6:30 pm Special Chanting 7:00 pm English Heart Sutra and the Great Dharani 7:15 pm Ten minutes meditation 7:30 pm Kyol Che Opening Ceremony

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Special One Day Retreat led by Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

January 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Register Now Morning Kido & an Afternoon of Sitting This special retreat begins at 9 am with Kido Chanting. There will be an informal vegetarian lunch at noon. The afternoon will be periods of sitting and walking meditation. We'll close at 3:20 with chanting, then a circle talk at 3:30. 9am - 12:00 pm: Kido 12:00: Informal Lunch 1 pm - 3:20: Sitting 3:20 - 3:30: Chanting 3:30: Circle talk   Daily Retreat Fees:  $65 Non-Members and Associate Members $45 Members,…

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February 2019

One Day Retreat led by Matt Keeler JDPSN

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Registration Closed: Led by guest teacher Matt Keeler JDPSN. This day of retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation, with Kong-An Teaching Interviews. We’ll have an informal lunch at noon. Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended, however, this retreat is suitable for beginners, as well as experienced students. Registration is at 8:30 am.   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…

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Foundations of Zen Workshop February 9th 2019

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Registration Closed: Foundations of Zen Workshop Saturday February 9th Lead by Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN & José Ramirez JDPSN This workshop will start at 9:00am-12:00 This event is $25 for all. Beginners Welcome! Registration : 8:30     The workshop will include Zen History, Meditation Instruction, Chanting, Sitting & Walking Meditation Practice.    

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

February 16 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Register Now 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. This retreat emphasizes sitting and walking meditation, and include talks and discussion. Retreat 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 Registration is at 8:30 Father Kevin Hunt…

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March 2019

March 2nd One Day retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Nancy Brown Hedgpeth, JDPSN

Register Now Led by Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN. This silent day of retreat consists of sitting and walking meditation, with Kong-An Teaching Interviews. We'll have an informal lunch at noon. Prior meditation experience or attendance at a meditation instruction class is recommended, however, this retreat is suitable for beginners, as well as experienced students. Registration is from 8:00 am - 8:30 am.   Beginners please arrive at 8:00 am and participate in orientation from 8:15 am - 8:45 am   Retreat Fees:…

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