Introduction to Zen – First Wednesdays: zazen plus Q & A
March 7, April 4, June 6 (not May, July, August, December)
Led by Shodo Spring, a Soto Zen priest and a dharma heir of Shohaku Okumura. Practice of zazen is then followed by a Q & A with Shodo.
Advance registration encouraged – contact Shodo at 507-384-8541 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Zen – Third Wednesdays: introductory talks
March 21 – Zen ethics
April 18 – What’s it good for?
May 16 – tba
June 20 – Is Zen a religion? Introduction to chants and ceremonies
You are invited to join the 5:30 sitting before class begins
Led by Shodo Spring, a Soto Zen priest and a dharma heir of Shohaku Okumura
Advance registration encouraged – contact Shodo at 507-384-8541 or email@example.com
Practice Period with Mark Nunberg, Guiding Teacher at Common Ground Meditation Center, Minneapolis
9:00 – 11:00 AM
Meditation will be followed by discussion of our practice — informed by readings of Guy Armstrong’s Emptiness, A Practical Guide for Meditators.
NBMC Annual Meeting
Join us for refreshments and help conduct the business of running the Center!
Topics will include:
- Volunteer updates and opportunities
- Business report
- Election of new board members
- Board updates
Special Event at Orchestra Hall – Justin Merritt – The Path
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Justin’s evening length oratorio, The Path, will be premiered at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis April 22, 2018. The work is a setting of a collection of Buddhist Pali scriptures translated by the composer and set for multiple choirs, soloists, and large orchestra. For more information, see: https://www.facebook.com/events/1448910451892399/
Tickets available here: http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org/buy/tickets/browse-calendar/eventdetail/1111/-/the-path-a-buddhist-cantata-by-justin-merritt