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Tues Nite Fall Ango Zen Practice ⚘

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Events, Everything Practice, Featured, News, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Tues Nite Fall Ango Zen Practice ⚘

Greetings All! We are pleased to announce; in conjunction with our 2013 Fall Ango – “Peaceful Dwelling” 3 month period of deepening practice, we have decided to facilitate a 2nd night of regular Zen Practice at our home on Tuesday evenings 7-9pm (September thru November) * This is also a wonderful opportunity to join in for those who can’t normally make Sunday Practice* For us, one thing that Ango means is — More ZAZEN! If you can make it, come join in! Let’s deepen our practice! As said in our Ango text – “We can’t do it alone & no one can do it for us!” Meditation instruction...

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Wed Nite Dharma Study Group – The Art of Just Sitting

Posted by on Oct 5, 2013 in Events, Everything Practice, Featured, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Wed Nite Dharma Study Group – The Art of Just Sitting

Join us Wednesday evenings for our UZ Dharma Study Group where we’ll continue observe & discuss various texts from the Ancestors of Zen Buddhism. Beginning October 9th 2013, we will be starting a new book called “The Art of Just Sitting, Second Edition: Essential Writings on the Zen Practice of Shikantaza“. Make sure to get your copy ASAP if you would like to participate in the Study Group! This book is one of the recommended books from our affiliated Temple; The Buddhist Temple of Toledo for our Fall Ango “Peaceful Dwelling” period (Aug though November) of...

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Sunday 9/15/13 – Meditation & Movie Nite @ Shaon & Shiko’s Place*

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Events, Everything Practice, News, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Sunday 9/15/13 – Meditation & Movie Nite @ Shaon & Shiko’s Place*

This Sunday, we will be holding Zen Practice with movie nite at Shaon & Shiko’s place! ✓ Zazen – YES > 20 minutes silent sitting ✓ Documentary >>>> I AM ✓ Movie followed by group discussion ✓ Food – Veggie burgers n’ friez ✓ Friends, fun, & laughs – YES TIME: 4PM till around 7pm If you’d like to come hang earlier, you can come up to 1 hr early. Late is not a prob for this event. Zazen will start at 10 after 4* LOCATION: 10 minutes (in car) from Urban Lotus Location. L Stop: (2 blocks from) Pulaski Blue Line Station Please contact...

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Sesshin & Jukai Ceremony with Rev. James Myou Ford Roshi – Aug 13th Thru 18th 2013

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Events, Everything Practice, News, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Sesshin & Jukai Ceremony with Rev. James Myou Ford Roshi – Aug 13th Thru 18th 2013

Sesshin & Jukai Ceremony with Rev. James Myou Ford Roshi These intensive residential retreats are open to those who are formal members of the Buddhist Temple of Toledo and/or have the approval of Rev. Rinsen or Rev. Do-on. Sesshin – Tuesday, August 13 thru Saturday August 17th Sesshin means, “to touch the heart/mind”.  Sesshin are extended silent practice periods lasting most commonly three, five or seven days.  Retreats involve sitting and walking meditation, chanting and meal practice, as well as talks and individual meetings with a teacher.  These extended practice...

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UZ Beginners to Zen Meditation Period – 1st Sundays Every Month

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Events, Everything Practice, News, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

UZ Beginners to Zen Meditation Period – 1st Sundays Every Month

1st Sundays of Every Month Beginners to Zen Practice Period Never experienced Zen Meditation? No time like the present! The 1st Sunday of every month, you are invited to join us for our “orientation style”; Beginners to Zen Practice Period. Curious about Buddhism & Zen Practice? Wanted to learn more in a welcoming environment? Have you read a couple books & now ready to start the practice?  This day is designed with the beginner in mind! With this Period – Introductions with a little about Underdog Zendo Roots of Practice – short history of Zen Buddhism How to...

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Wed Evening UZ Dharma Study Group

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Events, Everything Practice, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Wed Evening UZ Dharma Study Group

Join us Wednesday evenings for our UZ Dharma Study Group where we’ll continue observe & discuss various texts from the Ancestors, Sages & Masters of Zen Buddhism.

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