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Zen Weekend with Josho Pat Phelan-ROSHI
Friday, 10 August, 7pm - Sunday, 12 August

Place: Private Residence.Please email: for the address.

Suggested Donation: $65 Although, no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

The Forest City Zen Group is pleased to be hosting a visit from Josho Pat Phelan, Abbess of the Chapel Hill Zen Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The theme of this Teaching Weekend will be:  The nature of vows and precepts and how to practise with them in Soto Zen. The program will begin on Friday evening and go until Sunday afternoon.  Full participation is encouraged.  However, if you would like to attend part time, please send a message to Kuden.  Due to limited space, priority will be given to those attending full time.

Friday night will include one period of zazen and a Dharma Talk by Josho-roshi. Saturday and Sunday mornings will consist of a half-day sittings which will include Dharma talks by Josho-roshi.  Saturday and Sunday afternoon will be the practice of sewing Buddha's robe for those sewing rakusus in preparation for receiving the Bodhisattva Precepts.


Schedule for London Zen Weekend

Friday Evening

6:45 – 7:00 Orientation

7:00 – 7:30 Zazen

7:30 – 7:40 Kinhin

7:40 – 8:40 Dharma Talk


Saturday & Sunday Mornings

8:00 – 8:30 Zazen

8:30 – 8:40 Kinhin

8:40 – 9:10 Zazen

9:10 – 9:20 Kinhin

9:20 – 10:20 Dharma Talk and Q&A

10:20 – 10:35 Kinhin

10:35 – 11:05 Zazen

11:05 – 11:15 Kinhin

11:15 – 11:45 Zazen

11:45 – 12:00 Chanting


Saturday & Sunday Afternoons

12:00 – 1:45 Lunch (go out either individually or in groups)

2:00 – 5:00 Sewing Buddha’s Robe