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Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Intro to Zen 1-day Workshop @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
If you are new to Zen practice or want to learn more about Soto Zen tradition as practiced at Great Tree this is an opportunity to experience the 3 pillars of meditation, study and work practice.
Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm
Men's Retreat @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
A special Zen retreat for men only led by Rev. Shugen Chris Sheehey and Foster Shugan de la Houssaye.  Silent mediation periods, gentle yoga and the opportunity to share in a council of men. 
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm
Led by Rev. Teijo Munnich and Autumn Woodward For ages 12-15.  Teens are encouraged to embrace and explore their spiritual selves through deep listening, sharing, creative activities and discussion.
Attending the Moon Zen Women's Practice Circle @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
A community of women gathering once each month for group meditation, tea and open discussion of Zen practice and its effect on our everyday lives.  For women only.   In 2017 we will explore the lives of women ancestors in the Zen lineage.    
Intro to Yoga as Therapy with Diane Saccone @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Learn therapeutic yoga applications to help manage chronic disease and daily stress.
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thoreau and Buddhism: 1-day Retreat @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
An exploration of Thoreau’s legacy with periods of meditation, observation of nature and select readings led by Randal Daigu Pride.
Mar 31 @ 5:30 pm – Apr 2 @ 11:30 am
Sesshin:  the 16 Bodhisattva Vows @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Led by Rev. Teijo Munnich.  Traditional monthly Soto Zen sesshin.  Exploring the bodhisattva precepts.
Flower Festival & Buddha's Birthday: Hanamatsuri @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Celebrating the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha and the coming of spring.  We decorate the altars with spring blooms, bathe a statue of the baby Buddah and enjoy a potluck meal together.  Fun for all family members.  

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