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Art as Practice Retreat

Art As practice Retreat Registration Closed Registration closes on Thursday at Noon Please arrive at  8:30 am for registration and payment Non- members: $65.00 members: $45.00 DT/DTiT: $35.00 In this work shop we will be focusing on integrating meditation practice and art as practice. Please bring a project and materials Note: Art media for this workshop can include writing, poetry, drawing, painting photography and some forms of music (music formats to be reviewed beforehand with teaching staff) Sharing of work: pieces produced by the participants can be shared and presented 8:30 Registration 9;00 - 9:40 ...

Calligraphy Class Photos

This past Sunday we had the Preview Calligraphy Class taught by Kitchen Master, Chong Yew. He has over twenty years experience as a calligrapher and has many examples of his work available for purchase in the Pagoda Gift Shop. The gift shop is open on Wednesday evenings 6:00 - 6:30PM after our Public Vegetarian dinner. All proceeds go to support the Zen Center. A big thank you to Caroline Hardman who attended the class with her son and took these wonderful photos of the event.

Bodhidharma Scroll

Our Guest Master and Providence Zen Center resident, Kimball Amram, asked me to post this beautiful scroll he has hanging in the staircase leading to the Kitchen. It is a copy of Bodhidharma from the Chosen Dynasty (1392 -1910) and measures 17.5" x 55". The actual artwork itself measures 15.5" x 27". If you are interested in purchasing this beautiful scroll for your home or Zen Center please email kimballamram@yahoo.com. All proceeds go to support Providence Zen Center.

Lots of Activity

As always, there's lots of activity today at the Zen Center. Kimball is busy helping our carpenter Jim install more of the new bamboo flooring. Diana is busy in the Kitchen with Charlie getting things in order for tonights public vegetarian dinner, meditation instruction and Dharma talk. Our house master Troy will be giving the introductory talk and we are very excited to have Zen Master Bon Yeon (Jane McLaughlin-Dobisz) of Cambridge Zen Center answering questions. I also wanted to share this hand painted Korean Buddhist mural that's currently hanging in one of our stairwells. One of our co-guiding teachers, Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN told me it ...