Back in the Saddle tonight, 1/21/18

We will resume our normal weekly zazen schedule tonight, Sunday, 1/21.

 

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Start the New Year with Zazen!

Happy New Year!

We return to Sunday night, January 7, after a couple weeks off through the holidays. After zazen, we will continue reading and discussion of the Sandokai, one of Soto Zen’s foundational source texts.

The following Saturday, January 13, we will conduct our monthly half-day sit. Please join us for an afternoon of silence and mindfulness.

The schedule is as follows:

1:00-1:35 zazen (sitting)
1:35-1:45 kinhin (walking)
1:45-2:20 zazen
2:20-2:30 kinhin
2:30-3:05 zazen
3:05-3:15 kinhin
3:15-3:50 zazen
3:50-4:00 kinhin
4:00-4:35 zazen
4:35 closing dedication of merit

There is no fee, and you may enter or depart at any point, preferably during the kinhin periods. Donations (for use of space and supplies) are welcome.

Please wear loose comfortable clothing, preferably in dark solid colors that cover knees and shoulders. Make sure cell phones are turned off – please check that vibration also is turned off. Please leave personal items, including water bottles, in non-practice spaces (entry or back room.)

As usual, we will be at Dragonfly Yoga. Please be in touch if you have questions or concerns.

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No Zazen New Years Eve

Most of our regulars appear to be traveling this year, and to allow everyone to ring out 2017 with friends and family without the irresistible lure of zazen, we’ll postpone another week and reconvene January 7, 2018. I look forward to sitting with you in the new year. Blessings and peace (and hopefully soon some precipitation) to everyone!

 

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Tomorrow: Final Half Day of 2017!

We are having our monthly half-day sit Saturday 12/9. Please join us for a few hours of restful silence and formless concentration.

The schedule is as follows:

1:00-1:35 zazen (seated meditation)
1:35-1:45 kinhin (walking meditation)
1:45-2:20 zazen
2:20-2:30 kinhin
2:30-3:05 zazen
3:05-3:15 kinhin
3:15-3:50 zazen
3:50-4:00 kinhin
4:00-4:35 zazen
4:35 Service and closing

There is no fee, and you may enter or depart at any point, preferably during the kinhin periods. Donations are welcome.

Please wear comfortable clothing. Make sure cell phones are turned off – please check that vibration also is turned off.

Location:

Dragonfly Yoga Studio
1301 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Suite #2
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Zazen Cancelled 12/3; Half Day Sit 12/9

Hello Friends!
We got double booked at the Yoga Studio. Feel free to join the full moon ceremony that will occur in our usual time slot (see the Dragonfly website for details), but please note that zazen will not be happening tomorrow. We will next meet for our Half Day Sit 12/9, followed by regular Sunday evening zazen at our usual time, 12/10.See you soon, and enjoy the moon!