Recommitment to the Peacemaker Precepts

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Every month on the full moon we recommit ourselves to the peacemaker precepts in a beautiful ceremony of chanting and bows (fusatsu). Join us online on February 5, 7am Eastern Time. Email us if you need the Zoom link (the link is the same for all public...

Dharma Reflection with Raka Hogen Banerjee

By Zoom VT

On February 8, 5:30 – 6:30pm EST, Raka Hogen Banerjee will give the dharma reflection. Please e-mail us if you need the zoom link (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies). Raka Hogen Banerjee is a novice priest with...

Householder Koans

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Join us for our monthly practice group on the Householder Koans (every second Monday of the month). Go-Go (Renée) and So'on will facilitate this monthly group on The Book of Householder Koans from Roshi Eve Myonen Marko & Roshi Wendy Egyoku Nakao. Next meeting:...

Dharma Reflection with Jan Gentaku Mojsa

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On February 15, 5:30 – 6:30pm EST, Jan Gentaku Mojsa will give a dharma reflection Please e-mail us if you need the zoom link (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies). Jan Gentaku Mojsa is a registered psychotherapist and...

Gate of Sweet Nectar

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On each New Moon of the month we chant the Gate of Sweet Nectar liturgy, calling out to all those who are feeling lost and left behind. We commit to bring our whole selves to all who are suffering in our world, including to...

Dharma Talk with Joshin Byrnes

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On Wednesday February 22, Joshin will give an in-person dharma talk at Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Center. Please join us at Bread Loaf Mountain or on Zoom. The dharma talk starts at 5:30pm. Please email us if you need the zoom link (the link is...

Dharma Talk with Peggy Kendo Murray

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On March 1 from 5:30 - 6:30pm EST, Peggy Kendo Murray will give the dharma talk. You can e-mail us if you need the zoom link (the link is the same for all public dharma talks and ceremonies). Peg has cultivated a spiritual friendship...

Zazenkai

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Zazenkai, Saturday March 11, facilitated by Peggy Kendo Murray This Saturday retreat provides the opportunity to join the Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community in several periods of uninterrupted meditation in a full day of silence. We observe Noble Silence throughout the day, including meal...

Workshop on Dependent Origination

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Dependent origination or Paticcasamupada has been called the heart and the essence of Buddha’s teaching. It is the detailed description of the cause of suffering (the Second Truth of the Noble One) and the practical means to understanding suffering’s end. On the night of his awakening,...

Spring Practice Period | Cooking Your Life

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Stories from the Kitchen Recipes for Community Online Practice Intensive and Sesshin Bread Loaf Mountain Zen Community May 1 - May 28, 2023 Whether you are new to Zen or have been sitting meditation for a while, this practice intensive is a wonderful way...