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Events Schedule

Teachers who lead activities at Great Tree offer their services on a dana basis and receive no compensation.  This is why we ask that you show your support  and appreciation for their wisdom and good works at the end of each retreat or workshop by leaving a donation of any amount for our guest speakers.

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Saturday Lectures
with Meredith McIntosh

 

July 31, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Zazen: Movable Stillness

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Meredith Myoun McIntosh is a licensed massage therapist, musician  and Zen practitioner. Certified by the Alexander Alliance, she appreciates the collaborative and participatory aspects of teaching AT in rehabilitation, skilled activity, and daily tasks. She works with musicians at The Swannanoa Gathering (NC) and during dance tours in France, and with meditators at Southern Dharma (Hot Springs, NC) and at Bukkokuji Monastary in Japan.

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Saturday Lectures
"The Haunting Zen of Katagiri Roshi"

 

August 21, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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"The Haunting Zen of Dainin Katagiri"

 Rev Dosho Port teaches with the Vine of Obstacles: Online Support for Zen Training and the Nebraska Zen Center. He began practicing Zenin 1977 and has received Soto Zen transmission from Dainin Katagiri Roshi and transmission in the Harada-Yasutani line from James Myoun Ford Roshi. Port is the author of Keep Me in Your Heart a While: The Haunting Zen of Dainin Katagiri and The Record of Empty Hall: One Hundred Classic Koans. 

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Saturday Lectures
"Encouragement For Lay Practice"

 

August 7, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Don Seido Wilkerson has practiced with the Charlotte Zen Meditation Society since 1990 and now leads the practice group. He was ordained as a lay teacher by the abbess of Great Tree ZenTemple, the Rev Teijo Munnich.

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2021 Summer Zazen Practice Days
July 24, August 21, and  Sept 18

 

Join us for a full day of Zen practice including our regular Saturday Morning lecture.  

The Schedule 

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9:30 am      Zazen

10:00  11:00 am Lecture
11:10            Break
11:50            Zazen
11:50 - 1pm  Lunch 
1:00               Zazen
1:40               Kinhin
1:50               Zazen
2:30               Break
3:00               Zazen
3:40               Kinhin
3:50               Zazen
4:30               Ends

 

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Saturday Lectures
"Zen, Love, & Baseball"

 

August 14, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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"Zen, Love, & Baseball.

Rev Jane Genshin Shuman is teaches at Twining Vines Sangha inPurchase, NY and Old Greenwich, CT. She practices in the tradition of Suzuki Roshi in the San Francisco Zen Center lineage.

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Saturday Lectures
"The Noble Truths & the Bodhisattva Vows"

 

August 28, 2021

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Rev. Jodo Cliff Clusin practiced with Katagiri Roshi inMinneapolis from 1977 to 1989.  He received priest ordination from Shoken Winecoff Roshi in 1994 and Dharma Transmission from Shoken in 2010.  Cliff is the Head Monk of Prairie Mountain Zen Center in Longmont, Colorado.  He has a career as an accountant for non-profit organizations, and is a husband and grandfather.