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Please Join Us for Buddhaâ€™s Birthday Weekend!
March 28-29 at the Providence Zen Center
We are pleased to announce that the 2015 Buddhaâ€™s Birthday will be held at the Providence Zen Center on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. This year will be very special as we have not one, but TWO inka candidates, who will be participating in public dharma combat. Of course, we have our usual festivities including Buddhaâ€™s Birthday ceremony, a precepts ceremony, lots of food, entertainment, games and all around fun! Please join us if you can.
Saturday April 5 - 9:00AM:Â We are pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the 2014 Buddha's Birthday weekend at the Providence Zen Center. On Saturday, there will be a transmission ceremony for Thom Pastor JDPSN as well as a special performance by PZC's Dharma School students. On Sunday, there will be an inka and a precepts ceremony.Â If you are planning to spend the night at PZC during the weekend, please make sure toÂ register here. (There is a discount if you register by March 21). Remember, you do NOT need to register if you are not staying the night.
Friday, August 2
5:00 pm - Dinner - Dining room
6:30 pm - Practice (inc. Â½ sitting period) - Main dharma room
Saturday, August 3
5:00 am - Wake-up bell
5:15 am - Bows, chanting, one sitting period - Main dharma room
7:00 am - Trusteesâ€™ breakfast meeting - Upstairs dharma room
Sangha breakfast -Â Dining room Â Â Â Â Â Â
9:00 am - Â Sangha coffee hour with the teachers - Dining room
Payment of guest fees -Â Front foyer
10:00 am - Founderâ€™s Day ceremony - Main dharma room
Dharma School -Â TBA
11:30 am - Lunch - Dining room
1:00 pm - Robes distributed to new 5 ...
Friday April 5 - 7 - Buddha's Birthday Weekend:Â If you are planning on attending Buddha's Birthday weekend and wish to stay overnight at PZC, pleaseÂ register here. The weekend festivities begin on Friday evening with a Hae Jae party, and end on Sunday afternoon after the precepts ceremony which begins at 2:30. With the transmission ceremony for Judy Roitman JDPSN and an inka ceremony, we are expecting a very high turnout - so register early! Remember, you do NOT need to register if you are not staying the night. More information can be foundÂ here.
We hope to see you at the Providence Zen Center's Buddha's Birthday Celebration! Below is a detailed schedule of ceremonies and events for the weekend.Â If you plan on staying over night at Providence Zen center, please clickÂ hereÂ to register.
Volunteers Needed!Â Please emailÂ firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ if you can help before or during the weekend.
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
5:00 pmÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Dinner
6:00 pmÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Chanting
7:15 pmÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Kyol Che closing ceremony
7:45 pmÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Hae Jae party