May
27
7:30 am07:30

Zazen with Oryoki Practice and Reading Group

 

Please join us for Zazen Practice with Oryoki Breakfast every second and fourth Saturday of the Month.

7:30 am   Zazen
8:00    Kinhin
8:10    Zazen
8:40    Service
9:00    Oryoki Breakfast
9:30    Work
10:00    Reading Group

 

 

Jun
10
7:30 am07:30

Zazen with Oryoki Breakfast and Reading Group

Please join us for Zazen Practice with Oryoki Breakfast every second and fourth Saturday of the Month.

7:30 am   Zazen
8:00    Kinhin
8:10    Zazen
8:40    Service
9:00    Oryoki Breakfast
9:30    Work
10:00    Reading Group

Jun
17
7:30 am07:30

Half Day Sit

Please join us for our monthly half day sit.  Deepen your practice with this insightful practice.

7:30 am Orientation
8:00 Zazen

8:30    Kinhin
8:40    Zazen
9:10    Kinhin
9:20    Zazen
9:50    Moving Meditation
10:10    Break
10:20    Dharma Talk
10:40    Fast Walking
10:50    Zazen
11:20    Kinhin
11:30    Zazen
12:00 pm    Service
12:15    Lunch
12:30    Q&A, Conversation

 

Jun
17
6:30 pm18:30

Film - I am not your Negro at the Living Waters Center

The Buddhist Peace Fellowship Milwaukee Presents aFilm Series on Racial Justice  co-sponsored by Tippecanoe Presbyterian Church.  

 

After viewing the film, we will discuss the issues of racism and white privilege.

Anybody is invited to this free event, and we ask for donations to BPF and the Tippecanoe community.

 

Living Waters Contemplative Life Center -125 West Saveland Ave, Milwaukee 53207

Jun
21
5:00 pm17:00

Summer Solstice Ceremony

Summer Solstice Ceremony

Let us celebrate the abundance of summer with flowers, poems, songs, and delicious food and be aware that the sun seems to be standing still at this moment, before the days will grow shorter again.

Jul
1
10:30 am10:30

Women's Summer Gathering

Women's Summer Gathering - A workshop for women to contemplate and celebrate our common and unique roles in this world.  Please bring poems and songs to share.

This event follows the regular zendo schedule at 7:30 AM.

Jul
15
7:30 am07:30

Half Day Sit

Please join us for our monthly half day sit.  Deepen your practice with this insightful practice.

7:30 am Orientation
8:00 Zazen

8:30    Kinhin
8:40    Zazen
9:10    Kinhin
9:20    Zazen
9:50    Moving Meditation
10:10    Break
10:20    Dharma Talk
10:40    Fast Walking
10:50    Zazen
11:20    Kinhin
11:30    Zazen
12:00 pm    Service
12:15    Lunch
12:30    Q&A, Conversation

 

Jul
22
7:30 am07:30

Zazen with Oryoki formal breakfast

Please join us for Zazen Practice with Oryoki Breakfast every second and fourth Saturday of the Month.

7:30 am   Zazen
8:00    Kinhin
8:10    Zazen
8:40    Service
9:00    Oryoki Breakfast
9:30    Work
10:00    Reading Group


May
23
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

May
16
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

May
13
11:00 am11:00

Saturday Picnic in Palmyra

Join us for a Picnic in Palmyra
on Saturday, May 13, 2017
at Xn-trix (Kaaren Wiken and Tom Rauschke) 
in the Kettle Moraine: 
W625, Little Prairie Rd
Palmyra, WI 53157. 


Our friends have graciously offered their beautiful land and their barn for our enjoyment. We will be expected around 11:00 am for a lunch picnic and social time (bring musical instruments, frisbees, balls, etc) until late afternoon. In case of rain, we can frolic inside.
You may join me on Friday for an overnight stay in the barn, in order to find out about future meditation retreats

 
May
9
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

 

 

May
2
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

Apr
29
7:30 am07:30

Centering on the Earth, A Zen Practice for Women

 Zazen and Service

9:15am, Reading Group

10:30pm – 1:30pm, Centering on the Earth,

A Zen Practice for Women

In this workshop, we will explore how the Earth can support our practice, and how we are supporting the Earth by our practice. This is especially relevant for women, and we apologize to our brothers for not being included this time.

Lunch will be included. Suggested donation $15 - 25

Apr
25
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

Apr
18
5:30 pm17:30

Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

Apr
15
7:30 am07:30

Half-Day Sitting

Join us for a half day sit on Tax Day!

7:30 am    Orientation
8:00    Zazen
8:30    Kinhin
8:40    Zazen
9:10    Kinhin
9:20    Zazen
9:50    Moving Meditation
10:10    Break
10:20    Dharma Talk
10:40    Fast Walking
10:50    Zazen
11:20    Kinhin
11:30  Zazen
12:00 pm    Service
12:15  Lunch
12:30  Q&A, Conversation

 

 

Apr
11
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

Apr
8
11:30 am11:30

Buddha's Birthday

Buddha's Birthday, a celebration of universal awakening.

Join us in chanting, making offerings including birthday cake, bathing the baby buddha with sweet water, and enjoying the company of the sangha members with tea and refreshments. 

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Apr
8
7:30 am07:30

Zazen with Oryoki Practice and Reading Group

Please join us for Zazen Practice with Oryoki Breakfast every second and fourth Saturday of the Month.

7:30 am   Zazen
8:00    Kinhin
8:10    Zazen
8:40    Service
9:00    Oryoki Breakfast
9:30    Work
10:00    Reading Group

 

Apr
4
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Study Group - Genjo Koan

Join resident priest Reirin Gumbel for our next study group covering the Genjo Koan.  Genjōkōan, sometimes translated as Actualizing the Fundamental Point is an influential essay written by Dōgen, the founder of Zen Buddhism's Sōtō school in Japan.

Apr
1
10:15 am10:15

Work Day

Come help with projects and cleaning at the zen center; it will be a fun day with our community!

Mar
25
7:30 am07:30

Zazen with Oryoki Practice and Reading Group

Please join us for Zazen Practice with Oryoki Breakfast every second and fourth Saturday of the Month.

7:30 am   Zazen
8:00    Kinhin
8:10    Zazen
8:40    Service
9:00    Oryoki Breakfast
9:30    Work
10:00    Reading Group

Mar
21
6:30 pm18:30

Vernal Equinox Celebration

Join us for the Vernal Equinox Celebration at the Milwaukee Zen Center!

You may bring poems and songs of the season.

 Refreshments will be served

Children welcome!

Mar
18
7:30 am07:30

Half Day Sit

Please join us in a half-day sit
7:30 am    Orientation
8:00    Zazen
8:30    Kinhin
8:40    Zazen
9:10    Kinhin
9:20    Zazen
9:50    Moving Meditation
10:10    Break
10:20    Dharma Talk
10:40    Fast Walking
10:50    Zazen
11:20    Kinhin
11:30    Zazen
12:00 pm    Service
12:15    Lunch
1:00    Q&A, Conversation

Mar
11
7:30 am07:30

Zazen with Oryoki Practice and Reading Group

Please join us for Zazen Practice with Oryoki Breakfast every second and fourth Saturday of the Month.

7:30 am   Zazen
8:00    Kinhin
8:10    Zazen
8:40    Service
9:00    Oryoki Breakfast
9:30    Work
10:00    Reading Group

Mar
4
9:15 am09:15

Annual Members' Meeting - All are Welcome!

MZC's annual meeting is scheduled for March 4th at 9:15 AM.

Agenda will include the adoption of a mission statement for the center, election of the next board of directors and other business.  All are invited; dues paid members are eligible to vote.