Redding Zen Current Calendar

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

Please join us here at Redding Zen on five Thursdays in July and Augustfor  the study of Great Master Eihei Dogen’s Shushogi.  Shushogi is a compilation of Great Master Dogen’s ideas, put together by the Soto Zen school in Japan early in the last century. It was created as an introduction to Dogen’s work and as a means of communicating ideas fundamental to Soto Zen practice.  We will meet from 6 to 7pm after our regular 5:30pm meditation.
July 18 – Freedom is Gained…
July 25 – Receiving the Precepts
August 1 – Awakening to the Mind of the Bodhisattva
August 8 – Putting the Teachings into Practice…

The text of the Shushogi is available on the OBC website at https://obcon.org/dharma/buddhism/shushogi/

*SATURDAY
On Saturday, July 20, we will have Meditation Tune-up Morningstarting at:
9:00am              Meditation
9:30am              Walking Meditation
9:40am              Your Questions
10:00am              Meditation
10:30am              Walking Meditation
10:40am              Your Questions
11:00am              Meditation
11:30am              Walking Meditation
11:40am              Your Questions
12:00pm              Conclusion

On Saturday, July 27, we will have Meditation and Morning Serviceat starting at 8:00am, followed by Coffee and Your Questionsat 9:00am.

On Saturday, August 3, we will have Meditation and Morning Serviceat starting at 8:00am, followed by 91 Minutes of Working Meditationat 9:00am.

On Saturday, August 10, we will have Meditation and Morning Serviceat starting at 8:00am, followed by a presentation of Images of Thailand offered by Scott Johnson and Cindy Kruppat 9:00am.

On Saturday, August 17, we will have Meditation and Morning Serviceat starting at 8:00am, followed by Coffee and Your Questionsat 9:00am.

On Saturday, August 24, we will have Meditation Tune-up Morningstarting at:
9:00am              Meditation
9:30am              Walking Meditation
9:40am              Your Questions
10:00am              Meditation
10:30am              Walking Meditation
10:40am              Your Questions
11:00am              Meditation
11:30am              Walking Meditation
11:40am              Your Questions
12:00pm              Conclusion

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

On Sunday, July 21, we will have a Transfer of Merit Ceremony at 10:00am at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd.  Redding, CA.  Please note the out of the usual time and place for our ceremony.

On Sunday, July 28, we will have the Renewal of Vows Ceremony

On Sunday, August 4, we will have theCeremony of Kshtigarbha Bodhisattva

On Sunday, August 11, we will have a Meditation Sunday

On Sunday, August 18, we will have the Ceremony of Kshtigarbha Bodhisattva.

*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.