To study the Buddha way is to study the self.
To study the self is to forget the self.
To forget the self is to be enlightened by all things.
~Dogen Zenji

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Daily Schedule --- Practice Period July 2nd - Aug 2nd

***Except during Sesshin

Sesshin & other Events:
July 3rd - July 5th (Opening Sesshin)
July 5th Opening Ceremony 9:30AM, Opening Council 11AM
July 18th Study Council: Three Tenets
July 28th - August 2nd (Closing Sesshin)

6:00AM Zazen
6:30 Kinhin (walking meditation)
6:40 Zazen
7:10 Verse of the Kesa & Kinhin
7:20 Standing Chanting Service
8:15 Breakfast
9:00 Work Period
12:30 End work
1:00PM Lunch
1:30 Work Period (work meeting on Tuesday)
3:00 Exercise/ Study Period
4:30 Chant (Fukenzazengi or GenjoKoan) & Zazen (Tuesday NVC practice)
5:30 Dinner Break
7:00 Zazen
7:30 Kinhin
7:40 Zazen (Wednesday Council)
8:10 Kinhin
8:20 Zazen
8:50 Four Vows
6:00AM Zazen
6:30 Kinhin
6:40 Council
8:30 Breakfast
9:30AM Gate of Sweet Nectar Service
9:50AM Zazen
10:15AM Kinhin
10:25AM Zazen
10:50AM Break
11:00AM Dharma Talk
10:00AM Introduction to Zen Practice
9:00AM Zazen
9:30 Four Vows

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