Sarasota Ordinary Zen Sangha changes meeting time

Important Announcement! Our meeting time on Sunday Evenings has been changed from 7:00 pm to 6:00 pm. We are fortunate to have a beautiful space for our little Zendo at  Integrated Healing Arts located at 1718 Main Street #310 (Iberia Bank Bldg-enter in the back).  It is only available to us on Sunday evenings on a regular basis. Please […]

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Introduction to Zen Meditation Series

In this series you will be introduced to Zen Buddhist teachings and zazen (meditation). Through your own experience, you will gain some understanding of how establishing a meditation practice can change your life. Each week, we will build on the week before, deepening our experience together. Upon his enlightenment, Buddha was seated in meditation. Zen […]

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Full Moon ceremony of reflection, repentance and renewal

This Sunday November 29, 2015 at our normal Sunday Evening Zazen and once a month thereafter we will chant the 16 Bodhisattva Precepts. The sixteen bodhisattva precepts are a set of vows of ethical conduct taken many times in a Zen practitioner’s life. They derive originally from the vinaya, monastic vows taken on ordination during the […]

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Zen Meditation Workshop

  Spa Northwest in Bradenton sponsors Ordinary Zen workshops.  Please visit their website for more information on future events. See: How to sit zazen       

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At the Sarasota Ordinary Zen Group this week

At our Ordinary zazen group this week we will be continuing with our discussion that was started a couple of weeks ago, I will be reading  a few paragraphs about the Heart Sutra from “Living by Vow”  by Shohaku Okumura and a discussion will follow during tea. Please join us this Sunday evening. More…   […]

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