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Nehan (Parinirvana) Half-day Retreat

After teaching for over forty years Shakyamuni Buddha died at the age of eighty, achieving parinirvana, or final enlightenment. We will commemorate that day with a dharma talk and a ceremony of gratitude. 

Dharma talk by Shinmon Michael Newton 

By donation. No registration. Come for as much as you can!

Schedule: 9:00 zazen  9:30 kinhin  9:40 zazen  10:10 kinhin  10:20 dharma talk   11:00 kinhin  11:10 zazen  11:40 Nehan ceremony  12:00 Soji: temple cleaning  12:30 lunch (A simple vegetarian lunch will be served.)