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PRACTICE OFFERINGS

Great Tree offers our daily and weekly activities
online via Zoom

Weekly
Monthly
Sesshin

EARLY MORNING ZAZEN

Tuesda, Wednesday, Thursday

  • Zazen      6:00 -  6:40 AM

  • Kinhin     6:40 -  6:50 AM

  • Zazen      6:50 - 7:30 AM

  • Services  7:30

TUESDAY STUDY GROUP

Tuesdays       3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Fall 2022:  September 20 -

December 13

TONGLEN PRACTICE-

CALMING THE BODY & MIND

Thursdays      9:30 AM

Online only.

EVENING ZAZEN - Thursdays

  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM

  • RSVP - in-person

  • Online

SATURDAY MORNING

ZAZEN & LECTURES -Hear guest speakerson topics relating to Buddhist teachings and practice as well as body awareness. 

9:30 AM

10:00  - 11:00 AM Discussion

Please REGISTER

Online or In-Person RSVP

ZAZEN PRACTICE DAYS 

9:30 am to 4:00 pm

(Includes Saturday Morning Lectures

10: 00 am -11:00 am)

(Dates for 2023 TBA)

 

PLEASE RSVP at least a day ahead

if you plan to come in person:

teijo@greattreetemple.org

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Charlotte Zen Meditation Society

 

Meets at Harmony House in Charlotte, NC on Sunday 6:45 pm or join them online on Zoom for more information:

Zen Center of Asheville is our local

affiliate. For their ongoing schedule,

please visit their website:

FULL MOON CEREMONY 2023

Monthly renewal of the Precepts

pm ET

ONLINE

7:00 PM

 

INTRO TO ZEN PRACTICE

For practitioners of all levels of experience an introduction to zen meditation and traditions.

3rd Sunday of the month 10:30am-12pm.

FAMILY MEDITATION 
Last Sunday of each month 

10:30  - 11:30 AM

Sign up for reminders

                  

Practice Period

Fall 2023

Sept 14- Dec 21

Three month commitment to meditation, study with sangha members. Attendees may participate online or in-person. Contact teijo@greattreetemple.org

Sesshins

Please register early whether attending in-person or online.

Sept 29 - Oct 4

Nov 3 - 5

Dec 1 - 6

 

 

Most sesshins last from 2 to 5 days.  Participants are required to attend the first evening of the sesshin and commit to a significant portion of the event. 

You may opt to participate online or in-person at registration. In-person spaces are very limited so please register early.  

For more about sesshins, head to PRACTICE in the top menu. Please view the short video on our meal practice (oryoki) on YouTube before you come.

Visit Special Events to register for sesshin and look for a link to  BOOKWHEN, our booking app.

IN Bookwhen:

  • Click EVENT Date(s

  • VIEW DETAILS

  • SELECT

  • VIEW SELECTIONS (when more than one option), click on your choice)

  • BOOK NOW and provide email to receive further information about the event and reminders.

  • You will be asked to make a payment via PayPal

 

You  may register without payment to provide RSVP. Click COMPLETE to RSVP.

  • YouTube

View oryoki video on our

YouTube Channel here

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