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July 2018

Forms Workshop

07/22/2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Register Now Learn all the little details you are curious about in an informal setting. This workshop is great for beginners to learn the basics, for experienced practitioners to try for themselves, and for Dharma Teachers and Dharma Teachers-in-Training to learn how to share these forms with others.     Have all your form questions answered! We'll demonstrate and teach our varied forms used in the Dharma Room such as how to: open and close the altar, enter and leave…

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August 2018

Iconography Workshop

08/12/2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Register Now Led by Martin Kašpárek The Iconography Workshop takes place following the refreshments after our regular Sunday morning program. There is no cost for this event, but please do register to let us know you are attending! More information to come!

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One Day Retreat with Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN

08/18/2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Register Now Led by Nancy Hedgpeth, 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 Please register by noon…

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September 2018

Sangha Work Morning and Lunch

09/22/2018 @ 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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October 2018

Special One Day Retreat – Morning Kido & Afternoon Sitting

10/06/2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Providence Zen Center, 99 Pound Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864 United States
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Led by Nancy Hedgpeth JDPSN This retreat begins at 9 am with Kido Chanting.  At noon, there is an informal lunch.  The afternoon is periods of sitting and walking meditation. We'll close at 3:20 with chanting, then a circle talk at 3:30.           8:30 am: Registration 9am - 12:00 pm : Kido 12:00: Informal Lunch 1 pm - 3:20 pm : Sitting 3:20 - 3:30 pm : Chanting 3:30pm: Circle talk   In a Kido retreat, we…

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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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