ELLEN KRUG in Milwaukee
Nov
10
8:30 AM08:30

ELLEN KRUG in Milwaukee

ELLEN KRUG in Milwaukee

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Ellen Krug , while an Iowa civil trial attorney, transitioned from male to female in 2009.

The author of Getting to Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change,

Ellie currently speaks, trains and consults on diversity and inclusion topics.

We are lucky to have her visit Milwaukee, talk about her experience

and train us in Grey Area Thinking,  a tool kit she developed for meeting people who don't act or look like "us".

November 10, 2018

8:30 – 9:00 am silent meditation

9:15 – 10:15 Grey Area Thinking -

10:30 – 12:00 pm Inclusivity Training

12:00 – 1:00 conversation

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Cooking Class with Rev. Edward Espe Brown
Oct
27
2:00 PM14:00

Cooking Class with Rev. Edward Espe Brown

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Edward Espe Brown:

Beginning with The Tassajara Bread Book in 1970 Edward Espe Brown has been inspiring cooks and bakers to wake up and realize their capacity to nourish themselves and others with their labors in the kitchen.

Ordained as a zen priest by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in 1971, he has been leading meditation retreats and cooking classes for more than 30 years. He edited a book of Suzuki Roshi’s talks Not Always So that was published in 2001.

Along with zen and cooking he has been interested in poetry, yoga, qigong, Mindfulness Touch (hands-on healing), Liberation Through Handwriting Change, clowning, and improvisational theater.

The subject of a documentary movie How to Cook Your Life, directed by Doris Dörrie (2007), his Complete Tassajara Cookbook came out in September, 2009. His new book No Recipe, published by Sounds True, came out May 1st of 2018.

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Guided Meditation and Mindfulness Touch  with Rev. Edward Espe Brown
Oct
26
3:30 PM15:30

Guided Meditation and Mindfulness Touch with Rev. Edward Espe Brown

Guided Meditation and Mindfulness Touch  with Rev. Edward Espe Brown
Free. Teacher donations welcome.

Edward Espe Brown:

Beginning with The Tassajara Bread Book in 1970 Edward Espe Brown has been inspiring cooks and bakers to wake up and realize their capacity to nourish themselves and others with their labors in the kitchen.

Ordained as a zen priest by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi in 1971, he has been leading meditation retreats and cooking classes for more than 30 years. He edited a book of Suzuki Roshi’s talks Not Always So that was published in 2001.

Along with zen and cooking he has been interested in poetry, yoga, qigong, Mindfulness Touch (hands-on healing), Liberation Through Handwriting Change, clowning, and improvisational theater.

The subject of a documentary movie How to Cook Your Life, directed by Doris Dörrie (2007), his Complete Tassajara Cookbook came out in September, 2009. His new book No Recipe, published by Sounds True, came out May 1st of 2018.

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Half-Day Sitting, informal lunch
Oct
20
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sitting, informal lunch

This is a great opportunity for all, including beginning practitioners, to try out a longer sitting.
Includes informal lunch.
Fee: $20 for non-members, member discounts apply.
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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One-Day Sesshin (incl. Oryoki Breakfast and Lunch)
Oct
6
7:30 AM07:30

One-Day Sesshin (incl. Oryoki Breakfast and Lunch)

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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Half-Day Sit, informal lunch
Sep
15
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sit, informal lunch

This is a great opportunity for all, including beginning practitioners, to try out a longer sitting.
Includes informal lunch.
Fee: $20 for non-members, member discounts apply.
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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Half-Day Sit
Jul
21
7:30 AM07:30

Half-Day Sit

This is a great opportunity for beginning practitioners and to try out a longer sitting.
Please, bring your own lunch this time.
Fee: $20 for non-members, member discounts apply.
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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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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