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Study Group

The Study Group program includes Zazen (sitting meditation) and group discussion. Discussion is usually focused on a particular text or topic. We use a wide range of Buddhist subject matter from many traditions, and we cover the same material on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings.

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to join our online study group, please come to an Introduction program first.



Text:     The Heart Attack Sutra : a new commentary on the Heart Sutra

by Karl Brunnhölzl

 

 

Week #

Date

Chapter

Pages

 

Saturday

Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Aug. 15

Aug. 18

Introduction

p. 1 - 22

2

Aug. 22

Aug. 25

Introduction - Prajnaparamita

p. 23 – 39

3

Aug. 29

Sept. 1

Introduction - Prajnaparamita

p. 39 – 55

4

Sept. 5

Sept. 8

Commentary on the Heart Sutra

p. 57 – 66

5

Sept. 12

Sept. 15

Commentary – the Prologue

p. 66 – 77

6

Sept. 19

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Commentary – the Prologue/ Main Part

p. 77 - 90

7

Sept. 26

Sept. 29

Commentary – Main Part

p. 90 – 106

8

Oct. 3

Oct. 6

Commentary – Main Part

p. 106 – 123

9

Oct. 10

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Commentary – Main Part

p. 123 – 139

10

Oct. 17

Oct. 20

Commentary – Main Part

p. 139 – 154

11

Oct. 24

Oct. 27

Commentary – Main Part / Epilogue

p. 154 - 168



 Note: Use of a text by the study group does not constitute an endorsement of the book by Shao Shan Temple, nor necessarily indicate agreement with the entire text.