Dear Sangha members,
It’s time to register for the rare opportunity of sitting together in a day of silence, called Zazenkai.
Please email Emily to register:
It’s planned for October 21st with meditation from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $20.
As always, please feel heartily invited to join us any Tuesday evening for meditation at 5090 Center Street NE in Salem, Oregon. It’s usually a nice way to spend the evening with Sangha.
Tuesday Evening Programs include:
5:30-6:30 p.m. - Silent Meditation
7:00-8:45 p.m. Evening Program
September 5th: Return of the Rainy Season, Return to Practice
September 12th: How to begin Zen Practice
September 19th: Seated and walking Meditation (no dharma talk)
September 26th: How to keep Zen Practice going
Here is the link for the Tuesday evening chants
A short 30 minute beginner’s lecture is offered each Tuesday during our 7:00-8:45 p.m. in-person meditation. Please arrive by 6:45 p.m.
Heat Policy: If the expected high for the day is reported as 90° or higher, then plan to meet us via zoom for zazen that evening. We’ll automatically cancel in-person sitting at UUCS and switch to online that night. This will be posted on our Facebook page: https://facebook.com/salemzencenter and on our website: https://sites.google.com/site/salemzencenter/home
To join Tuesday evenings online, simply follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/383919886?pwd=RVd0ZVpIMFhjelJpdWxmTjdncUMzQT09
If requested, the password is 633005
Saturday Meditations are online only and offered from 7:30 to 8:00 a.m.
Each Saturday a Zen student coordinates our brief meditation and offers a concluding poem. To join any Saturday morning meditation follow this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83806935297?pwd=WWxSM2dyRnk4OVdDSVoyNXBGOVMvdz09
If requested, the password is 741312
Hold these dates:
Fall Zazenkai October 21st 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bowing warmly -
The Salem Zen Center,
UU Compassionate Mind Sangha
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