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Nehan (Parinirvana) Half-day retreat

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

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 by 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.