Sesshin: An Intensive Zen Meditation Retreat with James Ishmael Ford & Gesshin Greenwood

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SESSHIN
To Touch the HeartMind

An Intensive Zen Meditation Retreat

From Thursday Evening the 1st of February, 2018
Through Eleven a.m. Sunday, the 4th

At Harwood Lodge
Mt Baldy Road, Mt Baldy, CA 91759

Led by
Gesshin Greenwood, Sensei & James Myoun Ford, Roshi
Assisted by Jan Seiryu Seymour-Ford

Gesshin Greenwood is a Soto Zen Buddhist priest. She trained at Toshoji and the Aichi Senmon Nisodo, in Japan and at Green Gulch, and the San Francisco Zen Center. She blogs as That’s So Zen. Gesshin’s first book, Bow First, Ask Questions Later: Ordination, Love, and Monastic Zen in Japan, will be published im May.

James Myoun Ford was ordained a Soto Zen Buddhist priest in 1969. He is also authorized as a koan teacher in the Soto Reformed koan curriculum developed by Daiun Sogaku Harada and others. Myoun blogs as Monkey Mind, and is the author of five books, including the forthcoming Introduction to the Zen Koan: Learning the Language of Dragons.

Jan Seiryu Seymour-Ford has practiced Zen for more than twenty-five years. She is a lay practitioner authorized to give spiritual direction.

This retreat will feature zazen (Zen meditation), talks, zazen, dokusan (spiritual direction interviews), zazen, liturgy, zazen, oryoki, and some more zazen.

$225
Limited scholarships available

Advance registration required

Go Here to Register

For more information please contact us at:

Bluecliffzensangha@gmail.com

Blue Cliff Zen Sangha
An Independent Soto Zen Community

 

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