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Dharma Transmission Ceremony

The Board of Directors of the Zen Studies Society is pleased to announce that Shingeshitsu Roko Sherry Chayat, Abbot, will give Dharma Transmission to Hokuto Nando Daniel Diffin at Dai Bosatsu Zendo Kongo-ji on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 11 a.m. We hope you will join us online for this significant and auspicious event. To […]

DBZ: O-Bon Samu Week

Join us for this special opportunity to work side by side with Shinge Roshi, residents and Sangha volunteers preparing for the intricate ceremonies of O-Bon. We will follow a modified monastic schedule, with morning service, daily samu (work practice), and Dai Segaki chanting each evening. Let's practice together, work together — and then participate in […]

NYZ: Introduction to Zen Meditation

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

New to Zen Buddhism or interested in learning? New York Zendo Shobo-ji offers city dwellers the opportunity to experience traditional Zen practice in the midst of their daily lives, a true oasis of deep stillness in the heart of Manhattan. Every Thursday evening The Zen Studies Society offers an Introduction to Zazen. The evening covers […]

DBZ: O-Bon

Dai Bosatsu Zendo 223 Beecher Lake Road, Livingston Manor, NY

Join us for this moving ceremony remembering our ancestors, family members and other loved ones who have passed away. Led by Shinge Roshi and Chigan Roshi, this year’s ceremony will honor the one million lives taken by Covid-19 in the U.S. with 10 special lanterns, each bearing the number 100,000. We will begin on Friday […]

NYZ: Introduction to Zen Meditation

New York Zendo 223 E 67th St, New York, NY

New to Zen Buddhism or interested in learning? New York Zendo Shobo-ji offers city dwellers the opportunity to experience traditional Zen practice in the midst of their daily lives, a true oasis of deep stillness in the heart of Manhattan. Every Thursday evening The Zen Studies Society offers an Introduction to Zazen. The evening covers […]

DBZ: Healing & Wellness Weekend

Dai Bosatsu Zendo 223 Beecher Lake Road, Livingston Manor, NY

This in-person weekend retreat offers a loving time of encouragement and support for people who are living with illness. Originally created by DBZ resident monk Donge John Haber as a retreat to offer a caring and inspiring space for those living with HIV and AIDS, it has continued and evolved over the past 30 years. […]

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