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December 2021

Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with David Wray

Tuesday December 7, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday December 27, 2022

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

Tuesday December 7, 2021 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday December 27, 2022

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 Online Zazen with Gerrie Griffin

Wednesday December 8, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday December 28, 2022

Wednesday morning online sitting with Gerrie Griffin. 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

Thursday December 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday December 29, 2022

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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Beginner’s Mind Zazen & Discussion Online

Thursday December 9, 2021 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday December 29, 2022

Our Thursday evening Beginner's Mind Zazen & Book Discussion is resuming online! Zazen will start at 7:15, followed by a discussion of a Suzuki Roshi text, usually "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind", or perhaps "Not Always So." The event will be in our online zendo, which can be accessed by clicking here. Further instructions for accessing our online zendo can be found on our Online Zendo page.

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Meditation in Decolonizing Consciousness

Friday December 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday December 30, 2022

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 can contribute.

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Zazen and Dharma Talk by Gyoshin Laurel Ross

Sunday December 12, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Dharma talk by Gyoshin Laurel Ross, ADZG Practice Leader, and former Ino and Board member. Sunday Morning Public Program in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 9:30 am: Zen Meditation (zazen), 10:15 am: Dharma Talk.

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Lotus Sutra – Chapter 25 Study Group led by Shudo Paula Lazarz

Sunday December 12, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This study group will meet three times and is limited to 10 people. Led by Shudo Paula Lazarz, 3:30-5 pm on ADZG Zoom. We will take a closer look at: Lotus Sutra Chapter 25 The Universal Gateway of the Bodhisattva "Regarder Of The Cries Of The World” The Bodhisattva of Compassion, called Avalokiteshvara in Sanskrit, Guanyin in Chinese and Kannon in Japanese, is an archetypal figure that represents compassion manifesting in all realities. This figure can appear as male, female or…

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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

Monday December 13, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday December 26, 2022

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.

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Zen Meditation and Dharma Talk by Gerrie Griffin

Monday December 13, 2021 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Dharma talk by Gerrie Griffin, former ADZG Board member and long-term practitioner . Monday Evening Public Program in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 7:15 pm: Zen Meditation (zazen) 7:45 pm: Dharma Talk

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Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with David Wray

Tuesday December 14, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday December 27, 2022

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

Tuesday December 14, 2021 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday December 27, 2022

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 Online Zazen with Gerrie Griffin

Wednesday December 15, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday December 28, 2022

Wednesday morning online sitting with Gerrie Griffin. 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

Thursday December 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday December 29, 2022

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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Beginner’s Mind Zazen & Discussion Online

Thursday December 16, 2021 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday December 29, 2022

Our Thursday evening Beginner's Mind Zazen & Book Discussion is resuming online! Zazen will start at 7:15, followed by a discussion of a Suzuki Roshi text, usually "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind", or perhaps "Not Always So." The event will be in our online zendo, which can be accessed by clicking here. Further instructions for accessing our online zendo can be found on our Online Zendo page.

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Meditation in Decolonizing Consciousness

Friday December 17, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday December 30, 2022

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 can contribute.

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Haiku Nature Walk

Saturday December 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Wednesday April 28, 2021 at 7:00 am

One event on Monday May 24, 2021 at 7:00 am

One event on Saturday September 25, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday October 16, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday November 20, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on Saturday December 18, 2021 at 9:00 am

Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry that is drawn from direct experience with nature.  It is an ancient spiritual practice that is now a worldwide phenomenon.  Gyoshin Laurel Ross will lead nature walks to introduce people to writing in this simple form.  All of the walls will be in natural areas and parks on Chicago's northside. We will walk in relative silence enjoying whatever Mother Nature has to offer that morning—possibly rain of course. We will carry note pads…

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Zazen and Dharma Talk by Shudo Paula Lazarz

Sunday December 19, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Dharma talk by Shudo Paula Lazarz, ADZG Practice Leader and former Board member and Tenzo. Sunday Morning Public Program in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 9:30 am: Zen Meditation (zazen), 10:15 am: Dharma Talk.

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Lotus Sutra – Chapter 25 Study Group led by Shudo Paula Lazarz

Sunday December 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This study group will meet three times and is limited to 10 people. Led by Shudo Paula Lazarz, 3:30-5 pm on ADZG Zoom. We will take a closer look at: Lotus Sutra Chapter 25 The Universal Gateway of the Bodhisattva "Regarder Of The Cries Of The World” The Bodhisattva of Compassion, called Avalokiteshvara in Sanskrit, Guanyin in Chinese and Kannon in Japanese, is an archetypal figure that represents compassion manifesting in all realities. This figure can appear as male, female or…

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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

Monday December 20, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday December 26, 2022

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.

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