♦ Upcoming Special Events♦

Zen. What Is It?
Nov 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Religion Buddhism Spiritual Buddha Statue

Monthly meditation and lectures.  Great for those new to Zen or just wanting to learn more.  Led by Rev. Teijo Munnich and Great Tree lay teachers.

Jan. 21  – John Hermann

Feb. 18 – Don Seido Wilkerson of Charlotte Zen Meditation Society

Mar.18 – Rev. Shogen Chris Sheehey

Apr. 15 – Randal Daigu Pride of Zen Center of Asheville

May 20 – Rev. Teijo Munnich

Jun. 17 – Rev. Chimyo Atkinson

Jul. 15 – Rev. Teijo Munnich

Oct. 21 – Renee Ethridge

Nov. 18 – Rev. Chimyo Atkinson




Yoga Workshop
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Monthly yoga workshop series at Great Tree. 3rd Sunday of

Nov. – The Yoga of Sitting with Cindy Dollar

Tuesday Morning Zazen
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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.

Thursday Morning Sangha
Nov 22 @ 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. 

Thursday Evening Zazen
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Evening meditation.

Saturday Morning Zazen
Nov 24 @ 6:00 am – 7:30 am

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

Rev. Daigaku Rumme Guest Lecturer
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Rev. Daigaku Rumme, leader of Confluence Zen Center in St. Louis, MO will visit us in November.
Rev. Rummé was born in Mason City, Iowa in 1950.
He was ordained a Soto priest by Sekkei Harada
Roshi in 1978. For more than twenty-seven years, he practiced under Sekkei Harada Roshi at Hosshin-ji Monastery in Fukui, Japan.   From 2003, through 2010 he  served as Director of the Soto Zen Buddhism North America Office and Head Priest of Zenshuji Soto Temple in Los Angeles.  In April 2015, he resigned from his position in Los Angeles and moved to St. Louis where he heads Confluence Zen Center. 
Rev. Rumme is the translator of the Essence of Zen and, with Heiko Narrog,
Unfathomable Depths, both by  Sekkei Harada Roshi, and published byWisdom Publications.

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