Attending the Moon – The Great Tree Women’s Practice Circle

Attending the Moon;  The Great Tree Women’s Practice Circle

3rd Saturday of each month, 4pm-5pm.

2018:  January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 14*, September 15, October 20, November 17.**

The Great Tree Women’s Practice Circle is open to women of all traditions.  Let’s support and encourage each other in our daily Zen practice and our daily lives.  Meditation, discussion, study, creative expression and building community.  Participation is free and open to women only.  Donations welcome.  Bring a treat to share with tea (optional).

*July session is 1 week early to accomodate another event

** There are no meetings in August or December.

 

4pm   Meditationavalokiteshvara-bamboo-fence

4:20   Chanting HYMN TO THE PERFECTION OF WISDOM & THE WOMEN ANCESTORS

4:30    Tea break – you are welcome to bring a treat to share

4:40     Readings and open discussion

~5:20     Meditation (if time permits)

5:30      Close

 

 

 

Starting Winter 2018  ATM will study the teachings of     Rev.  Zenkei Blanche Hartman from

Seeds for a Boundless LifeShambala 2015

 

Other suggested reading:

Receiving the Marrow:  Teachings on Dogen by Soto Zen Women Priests, ed. Francis Carney, Temple Ground Press 2012

Seeds of Virture, Seeds of Change:  A Collection of Zen Teachings,  ed. Jikyo Cheryl Wolfer, Temple Ground Press 2014

The Eightfold Path, ed. Jikyo Cheryl Wolfer, Temple Ground Press 2016

The Way of Tenderness, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel, Widsom 2015

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