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.)