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June 2019

BWZ Board Meeting

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 15, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on July 15, 2020 at 6:30pm

One event on October 21, 2020 at 6:30pm

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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BWZ Board Meeting BWZ board meetings are open to the public except for an executive session at the beginning, which is usually short. Once they join the meeting, guests have 10 minutes to speak, and then may observe the board address its agenda. A draft agenda will be posted here, in the calendar description, a few days before the meeting. For more details on participating in BWZ board meetings, please click here to read our Policy on Public Attendance at…

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Just Sitting

June 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  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…

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BWZ Monthly Book Group

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until January 1, 2020

One event on June 22, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 27, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  This is a small, student-led reading group which focuses on Zen or Buddhist books. If you're interested in joining, please contact Domyo: info@brightwayzen.org    

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Sunday Practice: Chanting, Zazen & Study

June 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2022

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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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…

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Tuesday Practice: Zazen and Class

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 1, 2021

Bright Way Zen, 12020 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225 United States
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  Tuesday evenings are led by Domyo Burk. Similar to Thursdays, we meet for zazen (seated meditation), study and community. We begin the evening with a short recitation of a Zen teaching (click here to read the things we recite), and then one 30-minute period of zazen. At 7:45pm we break for tea and cookies, and at 8:00 we return to the Zendo for class (see below). For a general description of our meetings, click here. All are welcome! Tuesday Study On Tuesday evenings…

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