Half-Day Sit, informal lunch
Jun
16
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sit, informal lunch

This is a great opportunity for beginning practitioners and to try out a longer sitting.
$20 (please see our new fee structure)
Lunch will be provided
Please, keep silence until after lunch.
Please, register by phone or email.

7:30 am  orientation for beginner practitioners
8:00                        zazen
8:30                        kinhin
8:40                        zazen
9:10                        kinhin
9:20                        zazen
 9:50                         Break
            10:00              Moving Meditation
  10:30                Dharma talk
  10:50                fast walking
11:05                        zazen
11:35                        kinhin
11:45                        zazen
12:15 pm                service
12:30                       lunch
12:45                                  Q&A, conversation

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Dharma Talk - Ben Connelly: Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara
Jun
3
10:15 AM10:15

Dharma Talk - Ben Connelly: Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara

Ben Connelly: Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacara
DharmaTalk, Q&A and Book* Signing
Teacher's donation requested

A practical guide to a philosophy, a master, and a work that can transform modern life and  change how you see the world.

Ben is the author of Inside the Grass Hut. Living Shitou's Classic Zen Poem and Inside of Vasubandhu's Yogacara A Practitioner's Guide. We have studied both these texts with Ben's commentaries and are very pleased to have him here speaking about his insights. He will bring copies of the latest book and sign them for you.
Conversations continue over lunch. Donations are greatly appreciated!

*books will be for sale.

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One-Day Sit
Jun
2
7:30 AM07:30

One-Day Sit

Silent meditation with formal breakfast and lunch (oryoki style)
$30 (please see our new fee structure)
Please, keep silence at all times. The upstairs room is open for rest.
Please, register by phone or email.

7:30 am zazen 8:00 kinhin 8:10 zazen
8:40 morning service
8:50 breakfast
9:30 soji and rest
10:10 zazen 10:40 kinhin
10:50 dharma talk
11:10  movement meditation
11:35 fast/outside kinhin
11:50 zazen
12:20 noon service
12:30 lunch
1:10 clean-up and rest
2:00 pm zazen 2:30 kinhin 2:40 zazen
3:10 tea and break
3:30 zazen 3:50 kinhin 4:00 zazen
4:20 evening service

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Tue Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)
May
22
5:30 PM17:30

Tue Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)

Tuesdays: April 17 - May 22
$10/class or $50/6 classes (please see our new fee structure)
Vladimir Neschadimenko will lead us in learning basic strokes for kanji characters, and then we will copy the characters of the Heart Sutra through transparent paper in silence. Sutra Copying is an ancient practice, which is supposed to be of great benefit for beings.

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Half-Day Sit, informal lunch
May
19
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sit, informal lunch

This is a great opportunity for beginning practitioners and to try out a longer sitting.
$20 (please see our new fee structure)
Lunch will be provided
Please, keep silence until after lunch.
Please, register by phone or email.

7:30 am  orientation for beginner practitioners
8:00                        zazen
8:30                        kinhin
8:40                        zazen
9:10                        kinhin
9:20                        zazen
 9:50                         Break
            10:00              Moving Meditation
  10:30                Dharma talk
  10:50                fast walking
11:05                        zazen
11:35                        kinhin
11:45                        zazen
12:15 pm                service
12:30                       lunch
12:45                                  Q&A, conversation

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Tue Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)
May
15
5:30 PM17:30

Tue Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)

Tuesdays: April 17 - May 22
$10/class or $50/6 classes (please see our new fee structure)
Vladimir Neschadimenko will lead us in learning basic strokes for kanji characters, and then we will copy the characters of the Heart Sutra through transparent paper in silence. Sutra Copying is an ancient practice, which is supposed to be of great benefit for beings.

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Tue Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)
May
8
5:30 PM17:30

Tue Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)

Tuesdays: April 17 - May 22
$10/class or $50/6 classes (please see our new fee structure)
Vladimir Neschadimenko will lead us in learning basic strokes for kanji characters, and then we will copy the characters of the Heart Sutra through transparent paper in silence. Sutra Copying is an ancient practice, which is supposed to be of great benefit for beings.

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May
5
9:00 AM09:00

Unitarian Universalist Buddhist Fellowship (UUBF) MidAmerica Regional Retreat

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Theme: Creating and Cultivating Sanghas in the UU Midwest

Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Appropriate for new or experienced meditators.

Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/7HOY1dXs90EYbAWE2
For additional information contact: Erich Moraine at: emoraine108@gmail.com

Location: Lake County Unitarian Universalist Church (LCUUC)

W299 N5595 Grace Dr. Hartland, WI 53029
(30 minutes West of Milwaukee)
Home Stays Available

Cost: $25 (scholarships available) which includes a vegetarian lunch
Donations will be accepted for the keynote speaker

Keynote speaker: Rev. Zenshin Florence Caplow. Florence is the minister at the UU Church of Urbana Champaign in Illinois and a Soto Zen priest and teacher in the Shunryu Suzuki Roshi lineage. She has been practicing vipassana and Zen for thirty years, is on the Board of the UU Buddhist Fellowship, and is the co-author of The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women.

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Tuesday Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)
May
1
5:30 PM17:30

Tuesday Class: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying (4/17-5/22)

Tuesdays: April 17 - May 22
$10/class or $50/6 classes (please see our new fee structure)
Vladimir Neschadimenko will lead us in learning basic strokes for kanji characters, and then we will copy the characters of the Heart Sutra through transparent paper in silence. Sutra Copying is an ancient practice, which is supposed to be of great benefit for beings.

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Guest Carl Jerome on Lojong Slogan #28: Abandon Any Hope of Fruition
Apr
22
10:15 AM10:15

Guest Carl Jerome on Lojong Slogan #28: Abandon Any Hope of Fruition

Carl Jerome. Twenty-five years ago, Carl became a dedicated student of Buddhism. His first teacher was  Philip Whalen Roshi. Fifteen years ago he became a student of Master Jiru at the Mid-American Buddhist Association (MABA) in Saint Louis. He became a fulltime resident and teacher at that monastery in 1994, where he became a senior dharma teacher and was granted teaching authority. He is the founding teacher of the North Shore Meditation and Dharma Center in Highland Park, IL, on Chicago’s suburban north shore, where he currently resides.
Teacher's donation welcome.

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Half-Day Sit, informal lunch
Apr
21
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sit, informal lunch

This is a great opportunity for beginning practitioners!
$20 (please see our new fee structure)
Lunch will be provided
Please, keep silence until after lunch.

7:30 am                orientation
8:00                        zazen
8:30                        kinhin
8:40                        zazen
9:10                        kinhin
9:20                        zazen
 9:50                Break
10:00              Moving Meditation
10:30                Dharma talk
10:50                fast walking
11:05                 zazen
11:35                kinhin
11:45                zazen
12:15 pm                service
12:30                lunch
12:45                Q&A, conversation

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Tuesdays: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying Class (until May 22)
Apr
17
5:30 PM17:30

Tuesdays: Calligraphy & Sutra Copying Class (until May 22)

Tuesdays: April 17 - May 22
$10/class or $50/6 classes (please see our new fee structure)
Vladimir Neschadimenko will lead us in learning basic strokes for kanji characters, and then we will copy the characters of the Heart Sutra through transparent paper in silence. Sutra Copying is an ancient practice, which is supposed to be of great benefit for beings.

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One-Day Sit
Apr
7
7:30 AM07:30

One-Day Sit

Silent meditation with formal breakfast and lunch
$30 (please see our new fee structure)
Please, keep silence at all times. The upstairs room is open for rest.

7:30 am zazen
8:00 kinhin
8:10 zazen
8:40 morning service
8:50 breakfast
9:30 soji and rest
10:10 zazen
10:40 kinhin
10:50 dharma talk
11:10  movement meditation
11:35 fast/outside kinhin
11:50 zazen
12:20 noon service
12:30 lunch
1:10 clean-up and rest
2:00 pm zazen
2:30 kinhin
2:40 zazen
3:10 tea and break
3:30 zazen
3:50 kinhin
4:00 zazen
4:20 evening service

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Voices from Solitary Confinement
Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Voices from Solitary Confinement

A 2011 United Nations report said, “It is clear that short-term solitary confinement can amount to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; … prolonged solitary confinement, in excess of 15 days, should be subject to an absolute prohibition.”

Still, Wisconsin holds hundreds of men and women in Solitary Confinement, often for months, sometimes for years, and in a few cases, for decades.

  • Hear the real words of men and women who are locked away in Solitary Confinement
  • Interact with survivors of Solitary Confinement
  • Learn what we need to do to put an end to the use of Solitary Confinement

For more information, please contact David Liners, WISDOM State Director at david.liners1@gmail.com or 414-738-2099.

WISDOM Solitary Confinement Task Force

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Half-Day Sit, informal lunch
Mar
17
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sit, informal lunch

This is a great opportunity for beginning practitioners!
Suggested donation $15.
Lunch will be provided
Please, keep silence until after lunch.

7:30 am                orientation
8:00                        zazen
8:30                        kinhin
8:40                        zazen
9:10                        kinhin
9:20                        zazen
 9:50                Break
10:00              Moving Meditation
10:30                Dharma talk
10:50                fast walking
11:05                 zazen
11:35                kinhin
11:45                zazen
12:15 pm                service
12:30                lunch
12:45                Q&A, conversation

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One-Day Sit
Mar
3
7:30 AM07:30

One-Day Sit

Silent meditation with formal breakfast and lunch
Suggested donation: $20
Please, keep silence at all times. The upstairs room is open for rest.

7:30 am zazen
8:00 kinhin
8:10 zazen
8:40 morning service
8:50 breakfast
9:30 soji and rest
10:10 zazen
10:40 kinhin
10:50 dharma talk
11:10  movement meditation
11:35 fast/outside kinhin
11:50 zazen
12:20 noon service
12:30 lunch
1:10 clean-up and rest
2:00 pm zazen
2:30 kinhin
2:40 zazen
3:10 tea and break
3:30 zazen
3:50 kinhin
4:00 zazen
4:20 evening service

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