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Meditate with Us Online Join Domyo and others for online meditation via Zoom videoconferencing. Morning meditation happens Wed-Sat, and anyone is welcome to participate. If you are looking for more opportunities to participate with online Sangha and teachers, I recommend checking out Treeleaf, a large and successful online Zen community. Hope to see you, Domyo Zoom Instructions: Click here for detailed instructions on how to download the free Zoom app and connect. The Zoom meeting room ID is 469•365•5898 (or,…Find out more »
On Saturday mornings we meet for a simple hour of Zazen (seated Zen meditation). We sit for two 25-minute periods with 10 minutes of slow walking meditation in between, and end by chanting the Four Bodhisattva Vows. (Chanting is always optional.) For a general description of our meetings, click here. All are welcome! PLEASE NOTE: Even if there is a retreat on our calendar, you are welcome to join us from 8:30-9:30am. If you need an intro to Zen meditation, please attend…Find out more »
This is a small, student-led reading group which focuses on Zen or Buddhist books. If you're interested in joining, please contact Domyo: firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
On Sunday mornings we begin at 9:30am with a 30-minute traditional Soto Zen chanting service* that includes bowing. Participate or observe as you feel comfortable, or arrive by 10am for zazen. We sit for two 25-minutes periods with 10 minutes of walking meditation in between (from 10-11am). (*Click here to read more about how we view our “religious” kinds of practices at Bright Way, and click here to read the things we chant. After zazen we break for tea and cookies, and…Find out more »
Sunday Dharma Talk On most Sundays we have a Dharma Talk that lasts 30-45 minutes, followed by questions and discussion. Unless a guest teacher is indicated, the talk is usually given by our guiding teacher, Domyo. The Dharma Talk follows the morning practice schedule of Chanting, Zazen, and Kinhin which begins at 9:30am. Practice Schedule Can’t (or don’t want to) attend the whole schedule? Please feel free to arrive late or leave early. 9:00 Introduction…Find out more »