Redding Zen Current Calendar

Redding Zen Buddhist Priory Current Schedule
*TUESDAY – Meditation at 5:30pm
The Priory is otherwise closed on Tuesday.
*WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Meditation at 6:30am followed by Short Morning Service

*SATURDAYS
On Saturday, February 22, Rev. Koten Benson, Prior at the L​ions Gate Buddhist Priory in British Columbia (Canada), will meet with the Redding Zen Sangha to explore the Women Masters in Our Ancestral Line.   We will start with Meditation and Short Morning Service.

9:00           Meditation
9:30           Short Morning Service
10:00am.   Rev. Koten on the Women Masters in Our Ancestral Line Besides questions you may have from our on-going study of the History  of Our Tradition through our Ancestral Line, as well as from Rev. Koten’s 2015 Dharma Talk on Ancestral Line – Women Masters:                  https://www.lionsgatebuddhistpriory.ca/Dharma%20Talks/Ancestral_Line.mp3

On Saturday, February 29, we will have Leap-Year Coffee and Questions from 9am to 10am.  The morning starts with meditation at 8am followed by Short Morning Service at 8:30am.

On Saturday, March 7, we will have a Morning with Rev. Ando Mueller, Chief Precentor at Shasta Abbey, on Ceremonial:  Chanting our Scriptures and Sounding Bells and Gongs. We will start with Meditation at 9:00am.  Rev. Ando’s hands-on presentation will begin at 10:00am and go til 12:30pm.  She will offer her teaching on Rev. Master Jiyu’s ceremonial legacy, as well as give us opportunities to go over our Morning Service scriptures and other scriptures and invocations we sing here at the Priory.   Please contact Rev. Helen at reddingzen@gmail.com if you are interested in attending.

On Saturday, March 14, we will have a Meditation Tune-up Morning:
9:00am.     Meditation
9:30           Walking Meditation
9:40           Your questions
10:00am.   Meditation
10:30         Walking Meditation
10:40         Your questions
11:00am.   Meditation
11:30         Walking Meditation
11:40         Your questions
Noon         Conclusion

On Saturday, March 21, we will have Coffee and Questions from 9am to 10am.  The morning starts with meditation at 8am followed by Short Morning Service at 8:30am.

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

On Sunday, February 23, we will have the Festival of Buddha’s Parinirvana –Buddha’s entry into Eternal Meditation – Buddha’s death

On Sunday, March 1, we will have a Meditation Sunday

On Sunday, March 8, we will have a Transfer of Merit Ceremony

On Sunday, March 15, we will have the Festival of Samantabhadra

On Sunday, March 22, we will have a Precepts Ceremony

THE PRIORY IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS.

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