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Sunday Half-day Retreat

  • Mountain Rain Zendo 2016 Wall Street Vancouver, BC, V5L 1J5 Canada (map)

By donation. No registration. Come for as much as you can! A light lunch will be served.

Dharma talk: Myoshin Kate McCandless will read from her chapter in Zen Teachings in Challenging Times, a new anthology of writing by Soto Zen women teachers, published by Temple Ground Press. The talk, "Beings are Numberless: When Bodhisattvas Get Discouraged" will be accompanied by a slide show. When you care about beings from plankton to albatrosses to refugees, how can you stay steady on the bodhisattva path?

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 kinhin  11:50 chanting service 12:00 Soji: temple cleaning 12:30 lunch

Volunteers needed to bring soup, salad and bread. If you can contribute please contact