EVENTS & CLASSES
HANA MATSURI RETREAT
SATURDAY, APRIL 8th, 7:00am-3:00pm- See RETREATS tab for schedule & details. (No Sunday Service/Study Group on April 9th).
MONDAY MEDITATION CLASS
TESORO INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CENTER 1605 S. MAIN ST. LAS CRUCES, NM FIRST & THIRD Mondays 6-7PM, except holidays. ALL are welcome for two 20 minute seated meditation periods with mindful walking, tea and discussion-$5 per/class. PLEASE come 15 minutes early if you are New. We begin promptly at 6pm and you will need some time to register, pay, find cushions, and settle in. If the front door is locked, we have begun and look forward to seeing you the next scheduled session~
THURSDAY ONLINE STUDY GROUP
THURDAYS 5:30-6:30 MOUNTAIN TIME. Google Hangouts Video Chat Study Group for Intermediate Level Students who are studying for Jukai or UnSui with Shukke-sensei. In-depth, engaged-practice-oriented study of various texts with expectation of intensive commitment to personal practice by each student outside of group meetings. Conjoint weekly Sanzen meetings suggested. CURRENT BOOK: RADICAL DHARMA: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation, Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens, Jasmine Syedullah. https://www.amazon.com/Radical-Dharma-Talking-Race-Liberation/dp/1623170982
SUNDAY MEDITATION SERVICE
SUNDAYS 10-11:30AM, except on holidays, and the Sunday following a Saturday Retreat. Beginners welcome for Liturgical Service, two 20 minute seated meditation periods with mindful walking, tea and discussion. Newcomers please contact Shukke-sensei for orientation information.
SUNDAY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
SUNDAYS 9-10AM, BEFORE Meditation Service - except on holidays, and the Sunday following a Saturday Retreat. Newcomers welcome following orientation with Shukke-sensei. Current Book is: Money Sex War Karma: Notes for a Buddhist Revolution, David Loy, https://www.amazon.com/Money-Sex-War-Karma-Revolution/dp/0861715586 Previously discussed books: Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Sharon Salzberg, Taking the Path of Zen, Robert Aitken-roshi, Everyday Zen, Charlotte Joko Beck, Being Zen: Bringing Meditation to Life - Ezra Bayda, The Chocolate Cake Sutra, Geri Larkin, The Issue at Hand - Gil Fronsdal, Unhindered: A Mindful Path Through the Five Hindrances, Gil Fronsdal.
Students who are seeking to enter the Buddha Way and wish to study formally with a teacher in our lineage are invited to request this status with Shukke-sensei. An individualized plan of study will be created according to the student's needs and interests, including private meetings to discuss the student's practice: Sanzen. Students in this category are typically aiming to take Buddhist Vows--Kie San Bo (The Three Refuges) and possibly Jukai (The Bodhisattva Precepts).
For More Information...
Rev. Kathryn Shukke Hilbert, Abbot firstname.lastname@example.org (575) 644-4526
DAIBUTSUJI is the home of The Order of Clear Mind Zen. We are an Engaged Zen Buddhist training and practice Order in the lineage of Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka-roshi, the first Soto Zen Master to establish the practice of Zen in the United States.
We are a small local Sangha-without-walls committed to serving the needs of new as well as established Zen practitioners. We offer private Zen study, Ordination Training, Retreats, a variety of engaged practice opportunities, Buddhist Weddings/Commitment Ceremonies, Funeral, Memorial, and Affirmation of Life Services, Ordinations, and various other ceremonies, by request.