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Zen West

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981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR

April 2020

Winter Study Group

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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Our annual winter study group is an excellent way to deepen your practice beyond weekly attendance, to look into the way in which zazen and the Buddha's teachings influences our day to day lives. The study group offers support and insight from others who are also asking the same questions on how to live in an awakened way under the particular  circumstances we each experience. While our fall Ango period focuses on the theme of zazen, personal koan, and the…

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Aging as Spiritual Practice

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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$50

How is aging a spiritual practice? From the back cover of "Aging for Beginners" by Ezra Bayda: Aging brings us to a new phase of life, inevitably marked by losses big and small - and yet this can also be a phase of renewal. Bringing a beginner's mind to our own aging, we see we have an opportunity to devote more time to reflection and inner exploration, to dive deeply into life's meaning and connect to the love that is…

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May 2020

Beyond Spiritual Bypass

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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$50

"Spiritual bypassing" refers to the unconscious use of spiritual practice to avoid challenging human developmental stages of life that often include intimacy, vulnerability, and boundary.  Not being aware of this potential blocks not only our "growing up" but our "waking up." This workshop presents these common areas of oversight, and offers practitioners methods to begin integration in service of a more thoroughgoing practice that fosters real maturity on the path of awakening. The content of the workshop also useful for…

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Zazenkai: One Day Zen Retreat

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
$50

Zazenkai means "day of zazen." Come join us for a day of meditation cultivating mindful presence. By putting aside our usual busy multitasking mind, we begin to open up our awareness of the life that surrounds us and listen deeply to our own direct experience. Many practitioners find that that these retreats significantly deepen their relationship to meditation and understanding of how zazen informs daily life. One day retreats are suitable to newcomers and celebrates the mind of the beginner.…

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June 2020

Zazenkai: One Day Zen Retreat

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on May 17, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on June 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
$50

Zazenkai means "day of zazen." Come join us for a day of meditation cultivating mindful presence. By putting aside our usual busy multitasking mind, we begin to open up our awareness of the life that surrounds us and listen deeply to our own direct experience. Many practitioners find that that these retreats significantly deepen their relationship to meditation and understanding of how zazen informs daily life. One day retreats are suitable to newcomers and celebrates the mind of the beginner.…

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