Upcoming all-day meditation retreat at Ancient Dragon Zen Gate

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate will hold its next one-day meditation sesshin Sunday, October 24, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.

An opportunity to deepen awareness

Dharma talk will be given by resident teacher Taigen Dan Leighton; dokusan available (individual practice discussion with Taigen).

Suggested donation of $65 includes a vegetarian lunch. Partial scholarships are available and free parking is usually available on nearby cross-streets.

Taigen Dan Leighton, a Zen priest and Dharma heir in the lineage of Suzuki Roshi, is our guiding teacher. Taigen has practiced in Japan as well as America, is author of Faces of Compassion: Classic Bodhisattva Archetypes and Visions of Awakening Space and Time, and he is co-translator of several Zen texts including Dogen's Extensive Record, Cultivating the Empty Field, and Dogen's Pure Standards for the Zen Community. He also teaches at Loyola University.

Registration required. Please contact [email protected] or (773) 899-3841 to register, or for more information.

PUBLIC WELCOME to attend meditation at 9:20 am, and Dharma talk at 10:15 am.

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate is located at 1922 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago.