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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 



Heart Sutra Study Group

August 18th – September 18th, 2018

 

Commentary: The Heart of the Universe by Mu Soeng

 

Week #

Date

 

 

 

Saturday

Tuesday

Part of the Heart Sutra

Pages

 

 

 

 

 

1

August 18

August 21

Introduction,

Background and Setting of the Sutra;

Title

p. 1 - 29

2

August 25

August 28

Heart Sutra

(Avalokiteshvara; 5 Skandas)

p. 30 - 58

3

Sept. 1

Sept. 4

Heart Sutra

 (Form, emptiness)

p. 59 - 76

4

Sept. 8

Sept. 11

Heart Sutra

 (Bodhisattva, prajna paramita)

p. 77 - 85

3

Sept. 15

Sept. 18

Heart Sutra

 (Mantra)

p. 86 - 97

 

 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.