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Intro to Buddhism, Zen and Meditation

Join us for an introduction into the history and core teachings of Buddhism, leading to the later development of Zen. We will also explore how to bring these teachings into your life, today and in this place. This will include an introduction to meditatio...

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Buddha’s Birthday Service

Join us for one of our biggest holidays of the year. We will celebrate the birth, life and passing of the man we refer to as The Buddha. We will be holding a special service, a precept ceremony and a baby blessing as we accept both young and old formal...

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Introduction to Buddhism, Zen and Meditation

This class is designed to provide an overview of the history of Buddhism, where it started, core concepts and practices. We will also cover the elements and history leading up to Zen Schools and also provide a beginning guide to starting a regular meditat...

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Obon / Ullambana

Join us for this special interactive service as we review the previous year and practice to let go of the things we carry with us....

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Sangha Movie Night (postponed)

We are postponing the event for the time being.   Our first movie night will take place on Friday, October 5th, at 7 pm. We will be enjoying a family-friendly movie that has a number of Buddhist themes embedded in the narrative: "I Kill Giants." ...

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Awakening Sitting

Every year we gather to sit as the Buddha did during the night of his awakening. Our service will have additional readings, teachings and an opportunity to challenge your practice. All are welcome to help celebrate this important day. Please join us on...

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Intro to Buddhism, Zen and Meditation

Join us for an introduction into the story, history and basic concepts in Buddhism, the foundation of Zen and the start of meditation practices. We will supply mats and cushions. Please RSVP for this class, as space is limited to rsvpdgz@gmail.com to h...

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Day retreat

Join us for a one day retreat that will feature many different aspects of practice. We will be holding a brief introduction to meditation practice, as well as: Zazen periods for silent meditation Yoga Qigong practice Traditional lunch (mi...

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Buddha’s Birthday

Every year we celebrate the birth, life and passing of the man we refer to as the Buddha. This is a day of special celebration, with a special service. We also use this time to have those who choose to take the five basic precepts, perform baby blessing (...

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