Events

♦ Upcoming Special Events♦

Aug
14
Tue
Women’s Sesshin: A special sesshin with guest teacher Tenku Ruff
Aug 14 – Aug 19 all-day

A special sesshin for women only led by Rev. Tenku Ruff.

Rev. Ruff trained in Zen monasteries in Japan and North America. She ordained as a priest under Tessai Yamamoto Roshi, Abbot of Kannonji Temple in Morioka, Japan and received dharma transmission in the same lineage. Tenku holds a Master of Divinity degree from Maitripa College and she is also a Board Certified Chaplain (BCC). Tenku has interests in ethics, chaplaincy, and inter-Buddhist / interfaith dialogue.

Aug
18
Sat
Saturday Sangha
Aug 18 @ 6:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Aug
21
Tue
Tuesday Morning Zazen
Aug 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am

Morning zazen and service.

6:00 am     ZazenYouth meditation at GTZT

6:40          Kinhin

6:50           Zazen

7:30           Morning service.

Tuesday Evening Talks at Zen Center of Asheville
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly meditation and Dharma lectures with Rev. Teijo Munnich or members of the sangha.  Check the ZCA website for the schedule of speakers.

Aug
23
Thu
Thursday Morning Sangha
Aug 23 @ 6:00 am – 11:30 am

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. 

Aug
25
Sat
Saturday Sangha
Aug 25 @ 6:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Aug
26
Sun
Family Meditation
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Aug
28
Tue
Tuesday Morning Zazen
Aug 28 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am

Morning zazen and service.

6:00 am     ZazenYouth meditation at GTZT

6:40          Kinhin

6:50           Zazen

7:30           Morning service.

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