Living Zen: Dogen’s Four Methods of Bodhisattva Guidance
A Three-week Residential and Non-Residential Zen Practice
April 6 – April 25
At the Boundless Way Zen Temple, Worcester, MA
In the tradition of Buddha’s sangha, we will be gathering to support each other in deepening our commitment to Zen practice. There are several ways in which you can participate:
Attend the opening ceremony on April 6th at 7:30 p.m.
Participate in residential practice at the Temple
Sesshin practice schedule – 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. / meals and lodging provided
Advance registration required (link for online application below)
$55 per day, $345 for any combination of 7 days, $655 for any combination of 14 days, $880 for the entire April 6 – April 25 period
Attend Spring Sesshin April 25 – 28
Sesshin practice schedule – 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. / meals and lodging provided
Advance registration required (notice and registration information will follow)
Attend any of the daily practice periods
Morning practice 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. with dokusan
Late morning practice 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with sutra service and teisho
Afternoon practice 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with dokusan
Evening practice 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with teisho and dokusan
Suggested donation of $5 – $50 for the day or any part of it
Make a commitment to intensify your Zen practice/study at home, or at your local sangha
Contribute to the Retreat Assistance Fund to support those who have requested financial aid to attend the Ango: contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend the Shuso Hossen Ceremony for Diane Fitzgerald, Wednesday, April 24th at 7:30 p.m.
Attend the Ango closing ceremony on Sunday, April 28th at 11 a.m.
David Dae An Rynick, Roshi and Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi will be in residence for the entire retreat. James Ishmael Ford, Roshi and Josh Munen Bartok, Sensei will be offering dharma talks and dokusan along with other Boundless Way Dharma Teachers.
www.worcesterzen.org 508-792- 5189 www.boundlesswayzen.org