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July 2019

Beginner’s Mind Program: Zazen and Discussion of Suzuki Roshi Teachings

Thursday July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Beginning and experienced Zen practitioners meet for Zen meditation and exploration of the Beginner's Mind through reading and discussion of teachings by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi.

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Meditation instruction, Zazen and Dharma talk Shudo Paula Lazarz

Sunday July 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Sunday mornings begin with meditation instruction at 8:45 am * for people without prior Buddhist meditation experience or for those who wish to become familiar with our temple style of practice. The 9:30 am Zen meditation and 10:15 am Dharma talk are always open to the public even when there is a special meditation event. After the dharma and discussion, there is the option to participate in a brief period of temple cleaning (soji) followed by informal tea and socializing. ** Please note that there will be no meditation instruction, temple cleaning or tea on Sundays when we have special sittings. Consult the calendar for details.

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Zen Meditation and Dharma talk by Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Monday July 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Monday evenings we sit one thirty-five minute period of zen meditation (zazen) and then conduct a brief service in the Soto Zen style which includes the chanting of traditional Zen texts. A Dharma talk and group discussion are followed by informal social tea and treats.

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Meditation and Recovery

Tuesday July 23, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday January 7, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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This weekly Meditation and Recovery meeting will feature sitting and discussion to assist those in recovery from addictive substances and behavior patterns. Everyone is Welcome, regardless of prior experience in meditation. For more information contact Michael via info@ancientdragon.org. No pre-registration required. Any donation welcome.

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Wednesday Morning Zazen

Wednesday July 24, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Early morning Zazen 7 am, door opens 6:45 am, followed by optional short service with chanting.

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