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Zen West

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981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR

January 2017

Introduction to Zen Practice: Three Classes

January 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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Donations gratefully received

Please join us for an introduction to Zen practice taught by Seido. Bring your beginner's mind! Although classes will be geared to newcomers, these ongoing points of practice offer an excellent reflection for experienced members to clarify their understanding of the following: Zen Meditation - Zazen, Unconditional Presence Basic Teachings - Freedom from Suffering & Teaching of Emptiness Ethics & Practice - Responsiveness to Circumstances Registration is not required, but helpful to get to know you more if you plan…

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October 2017

Zazenkai: One Day Zen Retreat

October 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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March 2018

One Day Silent Retreat followed by Jukai

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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$30

This day long silent retreat is dedicated to our commitment to practice for the care of all life however we experience this. The evening will end with a Jukai ceremony during which several members will formally enter the Buddhist path of practice. Please come to support and witness their vows. While we engage the ritual Zen activities of zazen, walking meditation, mindful work and eating, teachings will be offered on the meaning of the upcoming Jukai ceremony, including themes of…

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April 2018

Dharma Art Workshop

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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Come join us for regular study of the dharma through the play and imagery of art led by experienced artist Senkei Robertson. Through the imagination and intuitive work of the hands, we often discover some aspect of practice or Buddhist teachings that have otherwise eluded us. These gatherings are also meant to be a time to gather in a relaxed way, enjoying friendship and connection. No experience is necessary. Practice begins with a half hour guided meditation on our theme…

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September 2018

Zen 101: Introductory Workshop

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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$10

Whether you've been coming to weekly meditation and have questions, or are completely new to Zen, this workshop  is for you. Learn how to practice zazen, work with common obstacles in meditation, the purpose of zendo rituals like bowing, and mindfulness through "oryoki" - our traditional meal ritual. The workshop will include time to answer your particular questions about how to take up Zen practice. Tea and vegetarian lunch provided. Please register below and feel free to share some information…

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November 2018

Zen Dream Workshop

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Zen West, 981 Fillmore St.
Eugene, OR
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$50

The Dharma of Your Dreams Studying our dreams opens us up to a dimension of practice that addresses our obstacles, our wisdom, and our relationship to the ephemeral nature of consciousness all at once. The evocative imagery, from hilarious to haunting, reliably shows us where we're blocked in practice and how our own inherent wisdom arises to meet these perceived obstacles. This workshop-like retreat will give participants an opportunity to explore several dreams together, and engage  practices that help uncover…

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