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January 2019

Wednesday Morning Zazen

Wednesday January 16, 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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Hyde Park Zen Group @ Rockefeller Chapel

Wednesday January 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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This group meets most* Wednesday afternoons in Rockefeller Chapel in the heart of the University of Chicago campus. *Please check our calendar regarding meetings as there are occasional cancellations due to the Academic Calendar of the University of Chicago and special events at Rockefeller Chapel.

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Chicago Buddhist Peace Fellowship Meeting

Thursday January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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The Chicago Buddhist Peace Fellowship is a community of activist friends trying to engage more directly in social action and service for the benefit of all beings.  BPF meetings are typically held at Ancient Dragon Zen Gate on the third Thursday of the month.

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

Thursday January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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In addition to our regular Beginner's Mind program, tonight, Chicago Buddhist Peace Fellowship meets separately in the kitchen at 7:45pm.
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 by Rev. Taigen Dan Leighton

Sunday January 20, 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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