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Redding Zen Buddhist Priory Current Schedule
*TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Meditation at 6:30am followed by Short Morning Service
Meditation at 5:30pm.

*THURSDAY EVENING CLASSES
On Thursday, February 21, we will explore the Buddha’s last teachings. The class meets after the 5:30 meditation period from 6:00 pm to 7:00pm.

On Thursday, February 28,   This evening we will watch THE BUDDHA, the excellent PBS documentary.  Because the film lasts approximately 2 hours, we will start the film at 5:30.  We will not have a 5:30 meditation period this evening.

*FRIDAY EVENING CLASSES
On Friday, February 22, we will explore the Seventh Great Precept – Do Not Be Proud of Yourself and Devalue Others.  The class meets after the 5:30 meditation period from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

On Friday, March 1, we will explore the Eighth Great Precept – Do Not Be Mean in Giving Dharma or Wealth.  The class meets after the 5:30 meditation period from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

On Friday, March 8, we will explore the Ninth Great Precept – Do Not Feed Anger.  The class meets after the 5:30 meditation period from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

On Friday, March 15, we will explore the Tenth Great Precept – Do Not Defame the Three Treasures.  The class meets after the 5:30 meditation period from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

*SATURDAY
On Saturday, February 23, we will have a Meditation Tune-Up Morning.  The schedule is below.  You are welcome to come to all are part of the morning.  For those new to the Priory it is a good introduction to our meditation practice.  For “old-timers” it’s a good opportunity to check posture or ask questions about your practice.
9:00am        Meditation (and meditation instruction)
9:30            Walking meditation
9:40            Your questions
10:00          Meditation
10:30          Walking meditation
10:40          Your questions
11:00          Meditation
11:30          Walking meditation
11:40          Your final questions
Noon          Conclusion

On Saturday, March 2, we will have Meditation and Morning Service at starting at 8am. At 9am we will have Coffee and Your Questions til 10:00am.

*SUNDAY
Meditation is at 10:30am followed by a Ceremony and a Dharma Talk

On Sunday, February 24, we will have the Renewal of Vows Ceremony.

On Sunday, March 3, we will have a Meditation Sunday.

On Sunday, March 10, we will have a Transfer of Merit Ceremony.

*MONDAY
The Priory is closed on Monday.

Please email Rev. Helen at reddingzen@gmail.com for information or with any questions you might have about the upcoming Priory schedule.