ZEN IN THE OC: A Zen Meditation Retreat With James Ford & Gesshin Greenwood

ZEN IN THE OC: A Zen Meditation Retreat With James Ford & Gesshin Greenwood May 10, 2017

BoWZ WestZen in Orange County

Join us for a day-long Zen meditation intensive led by Roshi James Ishmael Ford & Sensei Gesshin Greenwood

We will do zazen (zen meditation), liturgy, more zazen, have a dharma talk, still more zazaen, dokusan (formal practice interviews), and finally some more zazen.

This event is sponsored by the Blue Cliff Zen Sangha & the Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church.

James at UUBF convocationSaturday, June the 24th, 2017, from 9am (promptly) to 5pm (with a one hour brown bag lunch break).

Our retreat leaders are:

James Ford, the guiding teacher of Blue Cliff Zen is an ordained Soto Zen priest and a founding teacher of Boundless Way Zen. James is the author of four books on Zen. His next book The Language of Dragons: Zen Meditation and the Koan of Our Lives is due out from Wisdom Publications in September of 2018.

James blogs as Monkey Mind.

Greenwood-GesshinGesshin Greenwood is an ordained Soto Zen priest and the author of the forthcoming book Bow First, Ask Questions Later: Reluctant Wisdom on Ordination, Love, and Zen Training in Japan, due out from Wisdom Publications in May of 2018.

Gesshin blogs as That’s So Zen.

Our retreat will meet at the Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church
845 Mesa Verde Drive E, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

 

We will gratefully accept free-will donations
​to help defray the costs to the church.
And advanced registration is required.

To register or for more information write us at bluecliffzensangha@gmail.com

Blue Cliff Zen Sangha


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