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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.


Study Group Schedule     
Tuesday, 7:00pm – 8:30pm  
Saturday, 8:00am – 8:50am 

 


OCTOBER & NOVEMBER STUDY GROUP

Text:     Transmission of Light : Zen in the Art of Enlightenment by Zen Master Keizan   (Denkoroku)

 

Translated by: Thomas Cleary

 

Week #

Date

(Sat. / Tues.)

Chapters

Ancestors

Lineage names

(Japanese pronunciation)

Pages

1

Oct. 7th / 10th

29, 30, 31

Bodhidharma
Huike

Sengcan

Bodaidaruma Daiosho

Taiso Eka Daiosho

Kanchi Sosan Daiosho

p. 103 - 115

2

Oct.  14th / 17th

32, 33, 34

Daoxin

Hongren

Huineng

Daii Doshin Daiosho

Daiman Konin Daiosho

Daikan Eno Daiosho

p. 116 – 129

3

Oct.  21st / 24th

35, 36, 37

Quingyuan

Shitou

Yaoshan

Seigen Gyoshi Daiosho

Sekito Kisen Daiosho

Yakusan Igen Daiosho

p. 130 – 140

4

Oct.  28th / 31st

38, 39, 40

Yunyan

Dongshan

Yunju

Ungan Donjo Daiosho

Tozan Ryokai Daiosho

Ungo Doyo Daiosho

p. 141 – 154

5

Nov.  4th / 7th

41, 42, 43, 44

Daopi

Tongan

Liangshan

Dayang

Doan Dohi Daiosho

Doan Kanshi Daiosho

Ryozan Enkan Daiosho

Taiyo Kyogen Daiosho

p. 155 – 167

6

Nov.  11th / 14th

45, 46, 47

Touzi

Daoki

Danxia

Toshi Gisei Daiosho

Fuyo Dokai Daiosho

Tanka Shijun Daiosho

p. 168 – 180

7

Nov.  18th / 21st

48, 49, 50

Wukong

Zongjue

Zhijan

Choro Seiryo Daiosho

Tendo Sokaku Daiosho

Set-cho Chikan Daiosho

p. 181 – 191

8

Nov. 25th / 28th

51, 52, 53

Rujing

Dogen

Ejo

 Tendo Nyojo Daiosho

Eihei Dogen Daiosho

Koun Ejo Daiosho

p. 192 – 207


 



DECEMBER STUDY GROUP

Date

 

Saturday

Tuesday

Topic

Dec. 2

Dec. 4

NO STUDY GROUP – Rohatsu Sesshin

Dec. 9

Dec. 11

Gratitude

Dec. 16

Dec. 19

Practicing with the Holiday Season

Dec. 23

Dec. 26

NO STUDY GROUP – Holiday Break