Samu - Zen Garden & Temple Care

Sunday, February 12 8:20-11:00 am
Join Mary Carol Edwards, Assistant Teacher of HZC and Head Gardener, and Vicki Glenn, Ino/Head of the Meditation Hall, in a morning of temple and garden care and practice. Everyone is encouraged to join in the Zen practice of working together.
 

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Retreat rescheduled

February 14, beginning at 2 pm, the Center will be closed for the February retreat led by Tenshin Reb Anderson Roshi, Senior Dharma Teacher of San Francisco Zen Center. The Center will reopen for the Sunday Dharma Talk, February 19 9:45 am, then close again until evening zazen at 6 pm.
The regular schedule resumes Sunday night, February 19, 6 pm.

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Women's March

Many members of the Zen Center attended the Women's March on Washington. With the banner designed by Jim Tiebout and the Abbot (Zen Women for Democracy), a group marched in DC; a group also took the banner to Austin where they were joined by other Zen practitioners. And many members marched in Houston. Everyone reports the event was inspiring and deeply moving.

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Samu - Zen Garden & Temple Care

Sunday, February 12 8:20-11:00 am
Mary Carol Edwards, Assistant Teacher of HZC and Head Gardener, and Vicki Glenn, Ino/Head of the Meditation Hall, will lead us in a morning of temple and garden care and practice. We begin with a brief morning service (chanting), followed by indoor and outdoor activities. 

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Full Moon Precepts Ceremony

Sunday January 8, 8:20-8:50 am
Join in the monthly Buddhist ceremony of reaffirming commitment to precepts as an ethical practice. The ceremony involves chanting, bowing and a call-and-response recitation of the 16 Bodhisattva precepts. Everyone is welcome!

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Year End Appeal to Enhance the Sound for Dharma Talks

Friends, More than ever the importance of hearing the dharma teachings of wisdom, compassion and skillful means is apparent in our world. Seeking clarity and peace, the many seekers who arrive at Zen Center are welcomed with warmth and friendship. Please consider helping match the funds that your Center has received to allow the purchase and installation of microphones and speakers to make the dharma talks more easily heard.

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