Calendar

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New Year’s Eve at Great Tree 7:00 pm
New Year’s Eve at Great Tree
Dec 31 2019 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 1:00 am
Happy New Year!  Meditation, ceremony and soba party!
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Thursday Morning Sangha 6:00 am
Thursday Morning Sangha
Jan 2 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Weekly early morning meditation and morning service followed by informal breakfast, chosan (tea and reading from the Shobogenzo), and work practice.  You may attend all or any part of the morning. 
Thursday Evening Zazen 6:00 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Evening meditation.
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Saturday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Saturday Morning Zazen
Jan 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Saturday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Please note that Saturda practice days will not be held on weekends during sesshins or other special retreats.  
Community Work Day 11:00 am
Community Work Day
Jan 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
 
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Tuesday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen
Jan 7 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Morning zazen and service. 6:00 am     Zazen 6:40          Kinhin 6:50           Zazen 7:30           Morning service.
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville 7:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville @ Zen Center of Asheville | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Weekly meditation and Dharma lectures with Rev. Teijo Munnich or members of the sangha.  Check the ZCA website for the schedule of speakers.
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Thursday Morning Sangha 6:00 am
Thursday Morning Sangha
Jan 9 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Weekly early morning meditation and morning service followed by informal breakfast, chosan (tea and reading from the Shobogenzo), and work practice.  You may attend all or any part of the morning. 
Thursday Evening Zazen 6:00 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Evening meditation.
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Saturday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Saturday Morning Zazen
Jan 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Saturday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Please note that Saturda practice days will not be held on weekends during sesshins or other special retreats.  
Saturday Zazen & Lecture 9:30 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture
Jan 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
 
Community Work Day 11:00 am
Community Work Day
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
 
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Tuesday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen
Jan 14 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Morning zazen and service. 6:00 am     Zazen 6:40          Kinhin 6:50           Zazen 7:30           Morning service.
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville 7:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville @ Zen Center of Asheville | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Weekly meditation and Dharma lectures with Rev. Teijo Munnich or members of the sangha.  Check the ZCA website for the schedule of speakers.
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Thursday Morning Sangha 6:00 am
Thursday Morning Sangha
Jan 16 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Weekly early morning meditation and morning service followed by informal breakfast, chosan (tea and reading from the Shobogenzo), and work practice.  You may attend all or any part of the morning. 
Thursday Evening Zazen 6:00 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Evening meditation.
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Saturday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Saturday Morning Zazen
Jan 18 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Saturday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Please note that Saturda practice days will not be held on weekends during sesshins or other special retreats.  
Saturday Zazen & Lecture 9:30 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture
Jan 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
 
Community Work Day 11:00 am
Community Work Day
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
 
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Tuesday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen
Jan 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Morning zazen and service. 6:00 am     Zazen 6:40          Kinhin 6:50           Zazen 7:30           Morning service.
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville 7:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville @ Zen Center of Asheville | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Weekly meditation and Dharma lectures with Rev. Teijo Munnich or members of the sangha.  Check the ZCA website for the schedule of speakers.
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Thursday Morning Sangha 6:00 am
Thursday Morning Sangha
Jan 23 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Weekly early morning meditation and morning service followed by informal breakfast, chosan (tea and reading from the Shobogenzo), and work practice.  You may attend all or any part of the morning. 
Thursday Evening Zazen 6:00 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Evening meditation.
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Saturday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Saturday Morning Zazen
Jan 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Saturday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Please note that Saturda practice days will not be held on weekends during sesshins or other special retreats.  
Saturday Zazen & Lecture 9:30 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
 
Community Work Day 11:00 am
Community Work Day
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
 
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Dogen Zenji’s Birthday All-Day Sit 10:00 am
Dogen Zenji’s Birthday All-Day Sit
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dogen Zenji's Birthday All-Day Sit @ Great Tree
A day of mindfulness in honor of Dogen Zenji, founder of the Soto Zen School.  Donations may be given online or at the door. Participants may come and go as they please.  Bring your own lunch if you plan to participate for the whole day.
Family Meditation 10:30 am
Family Meditation
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Family Meditation @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
 
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Tuesday Morning Zazen 6:00 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen
Jan 28 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Tuesday Morning Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Morning zazen and service. 6:00 am     Zazen 6:40          Kinhin 6:50           Zazen 7:30           Morning service.
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville 7:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville @ Zen Center of Asheville | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Weekly meditation and Dharma lectures with Rev. Teijo Munnich or members of the sangha.  Check the ZCA website for the schedule of speakers.
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Thursday Morning Sangha 6:00 am
Thursday Morning Sangha
Jan 30 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Weekly early morning meditation and morning service followed by informal breakfast, chosan (tea and reading from the Shobogenzo), and work practice.  You may attend all or any part of the morning. 
Thursday Evening Zazen 6:00 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States
Evening meditation.
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Jukai Sewing Retreat 2020 5:00 pm
Jukai Sewing Retreat 2020
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm
Jukai Sewing Retreat 2020 @ Great Tree
Special sesshin featuring instruction in sewing a rakusu or okesa.  Those intending to receive the precepts during the April 2020 Jukai ceremony must attend all or part of this sesshin as well as fulfill other requirements.  Contact Great Tree for further information.

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