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Temple Cleaning

Temple Cleaning led by Paula Lazarz, as well as review for next week's transition ceremony.

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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

ADZG Online Zendo

Monday morning online sitting with Douglas Floyd. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 7:00am - 7:35am, followed by chanting Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra and Ecosattva Vows. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

Monday Evening Dharma Conversation with Dylan Toropov

Lincoln Square Zendo 2255 W Giddings Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Monday Evening Public Program at Lincoln Square Zendo and in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 6:45 pm: Arrivals – Doors open 7:00 pm: Han begins 7:15 pm: Zen Meditation (zazen) 7:45 pm: Service 7:55 pm: Dharma Conversation with Dylan Toropov 8:30 pm: Discussion ends, Four Bodhisattva Vows, Announcements 8:45 pm: Social Tea Instructions for Lincoln […]

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Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with David Wray

ADZG Online Zendo

Tuesday morning online sitting with David Wray. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 7:00am – 7:35am, followed by chanting Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra and Ecosattva Vows. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

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Meditation and Recovery Online

ADZG Online Zendo

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 Reuben via info@ancientdragon.org. No pre-registration required. Any donation welcome.

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Wednesday Morning Online Zazen with Mark Splitt

ADZG Online Zendo

Wednesday morning online sitting with Mark Splitt. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 7:00am – 7:35am, followed by chanting Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra and Ecosattva Vows. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

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Thursday Morning Online Zazen with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

ADZG Online Zendo

Thursday morning online sitting with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 8:00am – 8:30am, followed by brief teaching reflection and check-in. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

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Meditation in Decolonizing Consciousness

ADZG Online Zendo

Weekly meditation in decolonizing consciousness. 8 AM - zazen 8:30 AM - sharing of reading from a BIPOC author and/or group discussion on anti-racism The service will be led in our Online Zendo by Dylan Toropov, who asks for your help in selecting material for the discussion portion of the service. Please email info@ancientdragon.org if you […]

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Flower Ornament Sutra Reading Group

ADZG Online Zendo

This reading group is open to all. We will be reading aloud together the classic expansive and psychedelic Mahayana Buddhist text, Avatamsaka Sutra (Flower Ornament Sutra). A visionary description of awakening realms and bodhisattva activity, the Flower Ornament Sutra has been a cornerstone of Mahayana literature for approximately 2,000 years and is the inspiration for the […]

Early Pre-Ceremony Zazen

We will be offering a 30-minute period of zazen, both in-person at our Lincoln Square Zendo, and online in our Online Zendo, before our transition ceremony. All are welcome.

Leadership Transition Ceremonies for Taigen and Hogetsu

Lincoln Square Zendo 2255 W Giddings Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Save the Date!! Ancient Dragon Zen Gate warmly invites our community for a Guiding Dharma Teacher Transition Celebration honoring Taigen Dan Leighton and Hōgetsu Laurie Belzer on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at 10:15 AM. More information on joining us in person, or online @ our ADZG Online Zendo will be sent out soon!

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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

ADZG Online Zendo

Monday morning online sitting with Douglas Floyd. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 7:00am - 7:35am, followed by chanting Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra and Ecosattva Vows. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

Monday Evening Dharma Conversation with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Lincoln Square Zendo 2255 W Giddings Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Monday Evening Public Program at Lincoln Square Zendo and in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 6:45 pm: Arrivals – Doors open 7:00 pm: Han begins 7:15 pm: Zen Meditation (zazen) 7:45 pm: Service 7:55 pm: Dharma Conversation with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer 8:30 pm: Discussion ends, Four Bodhisattva Vows, Announcements 8:45 pm: Social Tea Instructions for […]

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Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with David Wray

ADZG Online Zendo

Tuesday morning online sitting with David Wray. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 7:00am – 7:35am, followed by chanting Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra and Ecosattva Vows. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

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Meditation and Recovery Online

ADZG Online Zendo

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 Reuben via info@ancientdragon.org. No pre-registration required. Any donation welcome.

Recurring

Wednesday Morning Online Zazen with Mark Splitt

ADZG Online Zendo

Wednesday morning online sitting with Mark Splitt. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 7:00am – 7:35am, followed by chanting Heart of Great Perfect Wisdom Sutra and Ecosattva Vows. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

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Thursday Morning Online Zazen with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

ADZG Online Zendo

Thursday morning online sitting with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 8:00am – 8:30am, followed by brief teaching reflection and check-in. See the homepage for instructions and FAQs regarding our online Zendo.

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Meditation in Decolonizing Consciousness

ADZG Online Zendo

Weekly meditation in decolonizing consciousness. 8 AM - zazen 8:30 AM - sharing of reading from a BIPOC author and/or group discussion on anti-racism The service will be led in our Online Zendo by Dylan Toropov, who asks for your help in selecting material for the discussion portion of the service. Please email info@ancientdragon.org if you […]

Sunday Morning Zazen and Dharma Talk by Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Lincoln Square Zendo 2255 W Giddings Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Sunday Morning Public Program at Lincoln Square Zendo and in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 9:30 am: Zen Meditation (zazen) 10:15 am: Dharma Talk by Hogetsu Laurie Belzer 11:10 am: Work period (soji) 11:25 am: Tea and treats Instructions for Lincoln Square Zendo and COVID Policy