Ordinary Zen – Practice Group

February 23, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Sunday Practice Session
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: February 23, 2020 - 11:30 am

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 9:30 am and the practice session begins promptly at 10:00 am with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up before noon.

February 26, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Evening Meditation Practice
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: February 26, 2020 - 8:30 pm

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 6:30 pm and the practice session begins promptly at 7:00 pm with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We then sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up by 8:30 pm.

March 1, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Sunday Practice Session
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 1, 2020 - 11:30 am

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 9:30 am and the practice session begins promptly at 10:00 am with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up before noon.

March 4, 2020
  • Wednesday Evening Meditation Practice with Chong An Sunim
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 4, 2020 - 8:30 pm

    Location: 4690 Fruitville RD Sarasota Florida 34232


    Description:

    Chong An Sunim joins us for our Wednesday practice session. The doors open at 6:30 pm and the practice session begins promptly at 7:00 pm with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We then sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up by 8:30 pm.

March 6, 2020
  • Retreat Weekend with Zen Master Chong An Sunim
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 8, 2020 - 1:00 pm

    Location: 4690 Fruitville RD Sarasota Florida 34232


    Description:

    March 6,7,8, 2020

    Friday, March 6, 7:00 pm – Dharma Talk
    After the Dharma Talk, Sunim will answer questions.
    Saturday, March 7, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Silent Retreat
    Following some basic instruction on meditation, chanting will begin the Silent Retreat, with sessions of sitting meditation, walking meditation, and optional Kongan interviews. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Water and snacks will be provided. We will serve tea and end the day with a Dharma Talk. (Half day is optional)
    Sunday, March 8, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Silent Retreat
    Chanting, sessions of sitting and walking meditation, optional Kongan interviews and ending the retreat with a Circle Talk.
    After the retreat, on Sunday at noon, please join us for a potluck lunch.
    Food items should be vegan or vegetarian. Tea and water will be available. Let us know that you will be joining us. Also, please label what it is in your dish. Thank you.
    Made possible through the generosity of community members like you!
    You may donate to Chong An Sunim’s travel expenses here.

March 8, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Sunday Practice Session
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 8, 2020 - 11:30 am

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 9:30 am and the practice session begins promptly at 10:00 am with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up before noon.

March 11, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Evening Meditation Practice
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 11, 2020 - 8:30 pm

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 6:30 pm and the practice session begins promptly at 7:00 pm with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We then sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up by 8:30 pm.

March 15, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Sunday Practice Session
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: March 15, 2020 - 11:30 am

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 9:30 am and the practice session begins promptly at 10:00 am with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up before noon.

March 18, 2020
  • Ordinary Zen - Evening Meditation Practice
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 18, 2020 - 8:30 pm

    Location: 4690 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232, USA


    Description:

    What and When: The doors open at 6:30 pm and the practice session begins promptly at 7:00 pm with the chanting of the Heart Sutra. We then sit in meditation (zazen) for twenty-five minutes, do walking meditation for five minutes, and another twenty-five minutes of sitting. After the last sitting, we serve tea, have a brief Dharma talk and discussion related to our practice. We usually finish up by 8:30 pm.

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