Sangha members and friends,
Following is our Sitting Schedule for November :
Sun 11/05 : Business Meeting at 5:30 PM in Emerson Hall. We will discuss the formation of a board or advisory committee for Sangha governance. All are welcome to attend.
Normal Sitting in Emerson Hall will be held at 7:00 PM. Mark Aho will present a reading from Thich Nhat Hanh.
** Please remember the Daylight Savings Time adjustment Sunday morning. Set your clocks back one hour. **
Sun 11/12: Yoga in Preparation for Sitting will meet in Founders Hall at 6:00 PM.
Normal Sitting in Emerson Hall will be held at 7:00 PM. Marti Early will present a reading from Charlotte Joko Beck.
Sun 11/19 : Text Study in Emerson Hall at 5:30 PM. We will be discussing Maezumi Roshi’s Appreciate Your Life: The Essence of Zen Practice. The reading assignment is Chapters 6 -12 which concludes Part One “The Essence of Zen”. The chapters are very short so that is c. 26 pages.
Normal Sitting in Emerson Hall will be held at 7:00 PM.
Sun 11/26 : Normal Sitting in Emerson Hall will be held at 7:00 PM. Sangetsu Sensei will present tonight’s Dharma talk.
The practice of zazen is not for gaining a mystical something. Zazen is for developing – or allowing – a clear mind, as clear as a bright autumn sky.
– Shunryu Suzuki