Fall Kessei  We are currently accepting applications for our fall residential training period (kessei). Attending kessei-- a traditional three-month training period held each spring and fall --offers an unparalleled opportunity to grow, be challenged, and deepen your practice. To find out more, click for PDF.



UPCOMING EVENTS: (contact info at bottom of page)

NYZ, Dharma Talk by Fr. Michael Koryu Holleran Sensei, October 21, 11:30 a.m. Koryu Sensei's interests center on interfaith understanding and double belonging. For more information, see his website.

NYZ, Seiza Meditations and Dharma Talk, October 22. The Rev. Miki Nakura, of Higashi Hongan-ji temple in Kyoto, and the Jodo-Shinshu Shin-Buddhist New York Sangha, will lead seiza meditation and give a Dharma talk on Shin Buddhism in English.

NYZ, Seiza Meditations and Dharma Talk, October 28. The Rev. Miki Nakura, of Higashi Hongan-ji temple in Kyoto, and the Jodo-Shinshu Shin-Buddhist New York Sangha, will lead seiza meditation and give a Dharma talk on Shin Buddhism in English.

DBZ, Harvest Sesshin, October 28-November 4 (7-day sesshin). As we sit together, in deep silence broken only by the calls of wild geese and the sound of wind in the trees, we will experience the profound stillness that inspires us to encounter our true nature. Applications for this sesshin are being taken now. Call (845) 439-4566 or e-mail us.

DBZ, Intro to Zen Weekend, November 10-12.

NYZ, Soen Shaku Sesshin, November 10-12. Dokuro Roland Jaeckel Osho will lead this sesshin, which celebrates the life of Soen Shaku, the first Rinzai Zen Master to bring the teachings of the Buddha-Dharma to the West. Dokuro Osho is the Abbot of Charles River Zen, and is Shinge Roshi's designated Dharma Heir. He will offer practice interviews and a Dharma talk. Formal meals will be served. There is limited space to accommodate overnight participants. A suggested donation of $125 for members or $150 for others is appreciated. To reserve your space now, please email or call 212-861-3333.

NYZ, Instruction And Teisho By Eran Junryu Vardi Roshi, November 16. At the invitation of Shinge Roshi, Junryu Roshi teaches at NYZ once a month. He is the founder of Eiryu-ji Zen Center, and is a Dharma teacher in the lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi, a member of the White Plum Sangha, and a 6th Dan teacher of Aikido, Shidoin. He is available for practice interviews and for assistance with physical sitting issues from 5 p.m. Email or call 212-861-3333 if you would like to meet with him. Zazen begins at 6:45 for those who do not attend the instruction.

DBZ, Dharma Transmission, November 25. Shinge Roshi will give Dharma Transmission in a ceremony of inka shomei to her first Dharma heir, Kyo-On Dokuro Jaeckel, at DBZ. For information, click here.



DBZ Garden volunteers are welcome. Please call ahead to let us know your plans.



DAI BOSATSU ZENDO EVENTS: To make a reservation or for more information, call Dai Bosatsu Zendo at (845) 439-4566 or e-mail the office.
Office hours: Tues - Sat, 9am to 4:30pm; Sunday, 9am to 12pm.

NEW YORK ZENDO EVENTS:
ZAZEN SCHEDULE:
Mornings:
Tuesdays through Fridays 6:45-7:45: Zazen
Saturdays 9:30-11:45: Morning Service, zazen, temple cleaning, informal tea

Evenings:
Tuesdays 7-9: Tai chi class and zazen.
Wednesdays 7-9: Zazen
Thursdays 6:45-9: Intro to Zen Meditation class and zazen
Fridays 7-9: Zazen

To make a reservation or for more information, call (212) 861-3333, or email the New York Zendo office.

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