Online Board Meeting, Sunday, October 9, 10:30 am Pacific Time

The BHZC Board of Trustees meets monthly on the second Sunday of the month. The next meeting will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2022, at 10:30 am Pacific Time.  All members of the Sangha are welcome to attend this online Board meeting   Decisions will be made that affect the operation of the Community.

 

Online Board Meeting, Sunday, October 9, 10:30 am Pacific Time2022-09-21T13:11:50-07:00

Dharma Talk: Tuesday, October 18, after evening sitting

Eric Nord JDPSN will give a full dharma talk after evening sitting on the third Tuesday of each month.  The talk will be followed by Q and A session.

The next Tuesday dharma talk will be October 18, 2022.

Everyone is welcome.

Dharma Talk: Tuesday, October 18, after evening sitting2022-09-21T10:39:39-07:00

Online 3-Day Retreat: October 21 – 23

Daily 7 am – 4:30 pm Pacific Time

Beginning on Friday October 21, we’ll gather our online and in-person communities for a three day immersion in group practice, a Dharma talk, and personal Dharma dialogues with Eric Nord, JDPSN. Please join us to deepen our practice for the sake of all beings.

This retreat will be conducted online using Zoom, with a concurrent opportunity to practice together in person in the Blue Heron dharma room. Please register by Tuesday, October 18. You may register for the entire retreat or any combination of days that fits your schedule.

To Join Online: Our group practice Zoom link can be found here in the Online Practice page.
You can login up to 10 minutes before our daily 7am Pacific Time start time.

To Join In Person: come to Blue Heron by 6:50am Pacific Time on each day. Attendees should be vaccinated and wear a high-quality, well-fitting mask. Those meeting in person will observe the online practice from the dharma room, and will meet the teacher online for kong-an dialogues. Please bring a phone, tablet, or laptop to serve as a backup device if needed. No food will be served; bring a lunch for the lunch break.

Retreat Fees :
Members: $25 plus dana* per day.
Non-Members: $35 plus dana* per day.
*Dana is a voluntary donation of gratitude to our Teacher.

Please register using the form on this page by Tuesday, October 18.

Register Now!

Retreat Schedule

Daily:
7: 00 am
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10:30 am
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11:30 am

12:30 pm
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4:20
4:30
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Last Day:
7: 00 am
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10:30 am

11:30 am

12:30 pm
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3:40 pm
3:50
4:30

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Four Great Vows
Orientation and Temple Rules (First day only)
Evening Bell Chant
Sitting and Walking Meditation/Interviews
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Work Period
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Lunch Break

Sitting and Walking Meditation/Interviews

Two Chants & Four Great Vows
End of group formal practice (Keep practicing on your own!)

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Four Great Vows
Evening Bell Chant
Sitting and Walking Meditation/Interviews
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Work Period

Lunch Break

Sitting and Walking Meditation/Interviews

Two Chants & Four Great Vows
Circle Talk
Retreat Ends

Online 3-Day Retreat: October 21 – 232022-09-28T15:14:05-07:00

Dharma Talk: Sunday, November 6, after morning sitting

Zen Master Jeong Ji will give a full dharma talk after morning sitting on the first Sunday of each month.  The typical conversation section of our practice will be replaced by Q and A after the dharma talk.

The next Sunday dharma talk will be November 6, 2022.

Everyone is welcome.

Dharma Talk: Sunday, November 6, after morning sitting2022-10-02T11:11:08-07:00
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