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Weekly Announcements
Hello Sangha Members,

Cambridge Zen Center announcements for the week beginning May 24th, 2015.

Dharma talk this Thursday, May 28th at 7:30pm at the Cambridge Zen Center 

 The intro talk will be given by Patrick McMahon.  Patrick holds five precepts in the Kwan Um School of Zen and has been a member of the Cambridge Zen Center since 2001. He has worked as a Software Engineer in the Boston area for the past 30 years. He lives with his wife, Shuk-Kuen Tse in Somerville.

Answering questions will be Senior Dharma Teacher Jim Kopcienski.  Jim has been a resident of the Cambridge and Providence Zen Centers for 20 years and has held several staff positions over the years. He was a monk for 15 years and has over 20 years of practice experience at Zen Centers, monasteries, and temples in Cambridge, Providence, and Korea. He is our Head Dharma Teacher.

 Please check out our Zen Store after the talk! T-shirts, jewelry, malas, Zen books for sale and more!

Community Cooks this Sunday - May 31st 

We will be cooking and delivering a meal to a woman's shelter in the Cambridge area  If you'd like to be a part of this, please email D6F636E2E656A7567646962726D616360427F6473656279646 or D6F636E2C69616D6760416A65656D65656C6 for more info.   

Saturday, June 13th Memorial for Rick Davenport

Memorial service from 12 noon - 3:00pm (in the garden, weather permitting).  There will be a service first, led by Zen Master Bon Yeon followed by refreshments provided by Rick's family.

 

One day retreat on Sunday, June 14th

from 9:00am - 3:30pm

led by Visiting Teacher Zen Master Bon Shim, Aleksandra Porter

 You can register for retreat at  http://bit.ly/1RgCyJw    Registration ends Thursday, June 11th at noon.

Retreat cost:

$65 per day for non-members

$45 per day for KUSZ members and Seniors

$35 per day for Dharma Teachers or DTIT’s

$35 per day concession for undergraduates with ID

Limited work-study available.  Orientation for newcomers: Saturday 8:00 am, and Sunday 8am.   You can register at  http://bit.ly/1RgCyJw or by writing to: D6F636E2E656A7567646962726D616360427F6473656279646 or calling 617 576 3229 M-Th, 9am-12pm. Please register with payment in advance, payable by PayPal on our retreat page, online. Checks received by June 11th also ok.  Vegetarian meal included. 

Open Meadow Zen in Lexington

One day retreat this Sunday, May 31st

The Open Meadow Zen Group was founded by Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton). We meet every Monday and Wednesday nights (7:30 pm), Monday morning (6:30 am), and Friday morning (6:30 am) for regular meditation practice which includes sitting, walking meditation, chanting, and a short Dharma reading. Practice takes place in the tranquil Dharma room, with expansive views of town conservation land. The property is located at 212 Marrett Rd (Rt 2A), Lexington, Massachusetts. Regular Kong-An (Koan) interviews with Zen Master Bon Haeng are conducted as part of the evening practice. All practitioners are welcome; please call 617-512-2518, email D6F636E2F6F686169704E656A777F6461656D6E65607F6 or visit http://www.openmeadowzen.com/

Watch the Dharma Talk

 Video of the Week!

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If you would like to see a short excerpt of one of our teacher's Dharma talks, just click on the button above. (You can also put the address in your brower.) So, if you missed it, or want to hear it again, check it out!

Please join us for our delicious vegetarian community dinner held every Tuesday at 5:30pm!      RSVP by emailing D6F636E2E656A7567646962726D616360427F6473656279646 or calling 617-576-3229.

Join us also for our weekly Sunday morning sitting from 9:00-11:30am, followed by refreshments. You can come for one, two, three, or all four sittings; just enter during walking meditation.

Your questions answered on our website!

If you have any questions please check out our website. There is a section called "Dear Abbot" where you can ask any kind of question and it will be answered by our Abbot. You can choose to remain anonymous.

 

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