Please join us for a Sangha Meeting!
On January 20th Ancient Dragon Zen Gate will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its location on Irving Park Road in Chicago. This has been a time of growth from our beginning as a small sitting group into a mature Sangha. One mark of this maturation has been the recent transfer of many administrative and operational responsibilities from our Dharma Teacher Taigen Dan Leighton to members of the Sangha, so that Taigen may focus on teaching. Our Sangha has come of age and, in recognition of Taigen’s dedicated support of Ancient Dragon for more than ten years, the Board of Directors has authorized a sabbatical next year that will free Taigen to study, write and practice. The sabbatical will extend from mid-March of 2019 through September. Please join us on Sunday, December 16, or Monday, December 17, for a discussion of Taigen’s sabbatical and Ancient Dragon’s leadership during his absence. I look forward to seeing you there.
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate welcomes your contributed support towards our Year End Donation Campaign.
Our temple Director, Douglas Floyd, invites your support today to be a contributor toward the 2018 End of Year Donation Campaign. As our Sangha continues to grow this year, celebrating our 10th anniversary at our Irving Park temple, it is your support today that will allow us to continue to turn the wheel of the Dharma. Make a donation today by visiting our End of Year Donation page.
Listen to Alan Senauke on WBEZ’s Worldview!
Hozan Alan Senauke, Vice Abbot of the Berkeley Zen Center and former Executive of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, recently spoke at Ancient Dragon and DePaul University. He was interviewed by Jerome McDonnell of WBEZ about Protecting Rohingya and Building Community Through Buddhism. Click here to listen to the WBEZ interview.
We Are All Refugees
Taigen attended the Tree of Life synagogue while growing up in Pittsburgh. In an article in Lion’s Roar magazine published October 30, 2018, He reflects on how all of us, near and far, are connected to the tragedy.
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Zazen and Creativity: Bohemian Rhapsody; Dylan’s Blood Tracks Out-takes; and Dafoe’s Van Gogh
ADZG 672 ADZG Sunday Morning Dharma Talk by Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton
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