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Board Meeting Highlights – April 7, 2022

Resolution Regarding in-depth Practice Opportunities: the Board of Directors of Ancient Dragon Zen Gate has lifted its pandemic  suspension of in-person Sunday and Monday gatherings for zazen, dharma talks and discussion. The current temple location presents...

Board Meeting Highlights – February 6, 2022

Finances: Our bank balance for our operating fund is currently $109,325, and the balance for our building fund is currently $245,729. There are currently 60 active monthly supporters. Year-end contributions were $33,748, a bit lower than last year, perhaps due to the...

Board Meeting Highlights, December 12, 2021

Thanks were given to Matt Vogel, outgoing director, for his time of service on the board. There was discussion about technical improvements in audio that might be realistically made for the benefit of online participants in sangha events. The microphone will be placed...

Board Meeting Highlights, October 17, 2021

The board approved the rental of temporary space for weekly in-person practice. It will be at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Andersonville, on Foster just west of Ashland. Start date for Sunday mornings and Monday evenings will be November 21. The Temple Search Committee...

Board Meeting Highlights, August 22, 2021

Taigen reported that upcoming guest speakers will include Kokyo Henkel and Steven Heine. Taigen is preparing for an upcoming seminar on Dogen (October 3) and an interview for a documentary film on death and rebirth in Japanese Buddhism. Dave Doerksen will retire after...

Board Meeting Highlights, June 13, 2021

New board member  – After the resignation of board member Fushin Susan Schoenbohm in April, the board elected Carol Ko Laursen to fulfill her 2-year term. Welcome Ko!  Guiding Teacher  – Taigen will be offering a seminar on Dogen’s Being Time and view of...