Events

♦ Upcoming Special Events♦

Aug
6
Thu
Thursday Morning Sangha Online
Aug 6 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha Online @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States

Weekly early morning meditation and morning service.   Join us online via Zoom

 

 

 

Thursday Evening Zazen Online
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday Evening Zazen Online @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States

Evening meditation online via Zoom.  To join us, click here. 

Aug
8
Sat
Saturday Morning Zazen Online
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am
Saturday Morning Zazen Online @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States

 

Join us for early morning zazen from 6 am – 7:15 am followed by morning service.

Via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/5232119427

Please note that Saturday practice days will not be held on weekends during sesshins or other special retreats.  

Saturday Zazen & Lecture Online
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Saturday Zazen & Lecture Online @ Great Tree | Alexander | North Carolina | United States

Join via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/5232119427

Mid-morning program begins with zazen from 9:30 am-10 am followed by lecture 10 am – 11:00 am.

Rev. Daigaku Rumme: Remembering Harada Sekkei Roshi
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harada Sekkei Roshi, His Life & Teachings

With Special Guest Lecturer

Rev. Daigaku Rumme 

Online via Zoom 

August 8, at  10:00 am- 11:30 am

Join us at 9:30 for regular mid-morning zazen prior to the lecture  REGISTER AT BOOKWHEN

Harada Sekkei Roshi served as abbot of Hosshiji training monastery in Obama, Japan.  Our abbess, Rev. Teijo Munnich, received monastic training under Roshi in the 1980’s  and through her his influence is deeply felt at Great Tree. 

Join Rev. Daigaku Rumme, a long-time disciple of Sekkei Roshi and translator of Roshi’s works, The Essence of Zen and Unfathomable Depths, as we celebrate Sekkei Roshi’s life and teachings.  

 

Rev. Daigaku Rummé was ordained a Soto monk by Sekkei Harada Roshi in 1978. For more than twenty-seven years, he practiced under Harada Roshi at Hosshinji Monastery in Fukui, Japan.  Rev. Rumme has worked on the staff of the Soto Zen Buddhism International Center in San Francisco.  From 2010-2015 he served as the Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism North America Office and Head Priest of Zenshuji Soto Mission.  He currently leads Confluence Zen Center STL in St. Louis, MO. 

 

Aug
9
Sun
Rev. Teijo Munnich Speaks Online at Prairie Mountain Zen Center
Aug 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Rev. Teijo Munnich Speaks Online at Prairie Mountain Zen Center @ Prairie Mountain Zen Ctr ONLINE

Teijo will be addressing our Dharma cousins at Prairie Mountain Zen Center at 9:30 am/MDT,  11:30 am EST.   To join their meeting and hear her lecture use this link:

https://zoom.us/j/434117703

For more information about the Prairie Mountain schedule see their website at www.prairiemountain.org.

 

Aug
11
Tue
Tuesday Morning Zazen Online
Aug 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am

Morning zazen and service.

Join online with ZOOM.  Click HERE

6:00 am     ZazenYouth meditation at GTZT

6:40          Kinhin

6:50           Zazen

7:30           Morning service.

Aug
13
Thu
Thursday Morning Sangha Online
Aug 13 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Morning Sangha Online @ Great Tree Zen Temple | Alexander | North Carolina | United States

Weekly early morning meditation and morning service.   Join us online via Zoom

 

 

 

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