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Join us for one of our services at the Zendo: 15401 Westside Highway, Vashon. Feel free to come 10 minutes early for instruction, or just jump right in.

  • Sunday Service: 10:00am-12pm
    Early Sunday Sit: 8:30-9:30am
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  • Monday Evening: 7:00-8:45pm
  • Wednesday Evening: 7:00-8:30pm
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Intro to Zen

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

Bring your curiosity, your questions, and a friend, and join us for our free Intro to Zen class this Sunday at 1pm at the Zendo.

Whether you’re a regular attender or you’ve never been into our Zendo; whether you’re a long-time Buddhist practitioner or a Buddhist skeptic; whether you meditate frequently or you’ve never meditated before; whether you’re wearing a black Buddhist robe or a ski jacket; your presence and your questions are welcome here.

Abbot Koshin Chris Cain and Elizabeth Fitterer will lead the program which includes:

Part 1: Why Zen?
Introductions. Any questions about Zen?

What we love about Zen and how we got into it

What’s the goal of practice at this Zen Center?

 

Break: tea and cookies

 

Part 2: Our Zen Center

Meditation instructions: chairs, cushions and benches 

Brief explanations of zen ritual: tea, chanting, the role of the jiki and shoji, bowing 

A very brief version of a Zen service-tea, jiki offers incense, one chant, bowing, sitting for 5 minutes, walking meditation.

Discussion and questions 

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Havurat Ee Shalom
15401 Westside Highway
Vashon, WA 98070 United States

Organizer

Puget Sound Zen Center
Email:
programs@pszc.org