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July 2022

Zazen and Dharma Talk by Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Sunday July 17, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Dharma talk by Hogetsu Laurie Belzer, Ancient Dragon Dharma Teacher. Sunday Morning Public Program at Ebenezer Lutheran Church and in our online Zendo via ZOOM. 9:30 am: Zen Meditation (zazen), 10:15 am: Dharma Talk. Instructions for Ebenezer Lutheran Church and COVID Policy

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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

Monday July 18, 2022 @ 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 July 18, 2022 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Dharma talk by Gerrie Griffin. Ancient Dragon Ino . Monday Evening Public Program at Ebenezer Lutheran Church and in our online Zendo via ZOOM.. 7:15 pm: Zen Meditation (zazen) 7:45 pm: Dharma Talk Instructions for Ebenezer Lutheran Church and COVID Policy

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Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with David Wray

Tuesday July 19, 2022 @ 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 July 19, 2022 @ 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 July 20, 2022 @ 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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Nagarjuna Reading Group

Wednesday July 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday December 21, 2022

This reading group is open to all. Monthly meetings in the online zendo begin with thirty minutes of zazen, followed by reading aloud together and discussing Nāgarjuna’s The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way. This intellectually invigorating text by one of the most important thinkers in the history of Buddhism puts forward an early and highly influential philosophical account of Mahāyāna teachings about emptiness and codependent arising. Participants are not expected to purchase this text and are welcome to drop in for…

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Thursday Morning Online Zazen with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Thursday July 21, 2022 @ 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 July 21, 2022 @ 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 July 22, 2022 @ 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 July 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Saturday January 21, 2023 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 Douglas Floyd

Sunday July 24, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Dharma talk by Douglas Floyd, ADZG Lay Dharma Teacher and Director. This event is hybrid, in-person and in our online Zendo via ZOOM. In-person attendance is by reservation only at an alternate pop-up zendo venue (not at Ebenezer Lutheran Church) and can be arranged by email to info@ancientdragon.org, and you will receive a confirmation with location information. 9:30 am: Zen Meditation (zazen), 10:15 am: Dharma Talk.

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Departure Ceremony for Michael and Katie

Sunday July 24, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

A brief Departure Ceremony will honor the many contributions of cherished sangha members, Michael Soter and Katie Luedecke, after our regular Sunday morning program service. Please bring your words of farewell.  At the end of the month, they  will be moving back home to North Carolina and practicing at the Chapel Hill Zen Center.  Deep gratitude and best wishes to Michael and Katie. This event will be a hybrid in-person and online event. The online portion will be in our online Zendo…

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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

Monday July 25, 2022 @ 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 Gyoshin Laurel Ross

Monday July 25, 2022 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Dharma talk by Gyoshin Laurel Ross, ADZG Practice Leader. Monday Evening Public Program in our online Zendo via ZOOM. This evening's service will be held only on ZOOM, not at Ebenezer Lutheran Church. 7:15 pm: Zen Meditation (zazen) 7:45 pm: Dharma Talk

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Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with David Wray

Tuesday July 26, 2022 @ 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 July 26, 2022 @ 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 July 27, 2022 @ 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 July 28, 2022 @ 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 July 28, 2022 @ 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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