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June 2020

Tuesday Morning Online Zazen with Shudo Paula Lazarz

Tuesday June 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday June 30, 2020

Tuesday morning online sitting with Shudo Paula Lazarz. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 8:00am – 8:35am, 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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Wednesday Morning Online Zazen with Eishin Nancy Easton

Wednesday June 3, 2020 @ 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 July 1, 2020

Wednesday morning online sitting with Eishin Nancy Easton. 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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Hyde Park Zen Group – Online Zazen, Dharma Talk, Discussion

Wednesday June 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The Hyde Park Zen Group, a collaboration between Ancient Dragon Zen Gate and the University of Chicago's Spiritual Life Office, normally meets in Rockefeller Chapel on the University campus. They are now meeting online through Zoom at 6:00pm - 7:00pm on Wednesdays. It is open to all - to access, use this link: https://zoom.us Meeting ID: 975 2908 4735 Password:    380667  

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Thursday Morning Online Zazen with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Thursday June 4, 2020 @ 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 June 25, 2020

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 June 4, 2020 @ 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 June 25, 2020

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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Friday Morning Online Zazen with Dylan Toropov

Friday June 5, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday June 26, 2020

Friday morning online sitting with Dylan Toropov. 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 in Mourning for Black Lives Taken and Imprisoned

Friday June 5, 2020 @ 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 June 4, 2021

Weekly meditation in mourning for Black lives taken and imprisoned. 8 AM - zazen 8:30 AM - reading of a selection from a Black writer to open community discussion. 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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Dragon Zoom Happy Hour

Friday June 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday July 31, 2020

Join us (online) for a relaxed end-of-the-week tea and treats. The directions are simple—make yourself a cup of tea, arrange a treat (cookies are good), and log into our online zendo. Aside from that, we’ll spend time catching up and maybe playing a game or two!  

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Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony

Friday June 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
HealthKick Kung Fu, 1329 N Larrabee St
Chicago, IL 60610 United States
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Traditional monthly repentance ceremony with melodic chanting invoking buddhas and bodhisattvas, led by Ancient Dragon Zen priests. Co-sponsored by Ancient Dragon Zen Gate and HealthKick Kung Fu.

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Flower Ornament Sutra Reading Group

Friday June 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Friday March 5, 2021

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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 Huayan school of Buddhism, which in turn had a foundational influence on the formation of Chan (Zen) Buddhism. Participants are not expected to purchase this…

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Zazen and Dharma talk by Taigen Dan Leighton

Sunday June 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Dharma talk by Taigen Dan Leighton. 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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Monday Morning Online Zazen with Douglas Floyd

Monday June 8, 2020 @ 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 June 29, 2020

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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Zazen and Dharma Talk by Douglas Floyd

Monday June 8, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Dharma talk by Douglas Floyd, ADZG Director, Board Chair, and Lay Practice Leader. 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 Shudo Paula Lazarz

Tuesday June 9, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday June 30, 2020

Tuesday morning online sitting with Shudo Paula Lazarz. Sitting will be held in our online Zendo via ZOOM. Zazen is from 8:00am – 8:35am, 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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Wednesday Morning Online Zazen with Eishin Nancy Easton

Wednesday June 10, 2020 @ 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 July 1, 2020

Wednesday morning online sitting with Eishin Nancy Easton. 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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Hyde Park Zen Group – Online Zazen, Dharma Talk, Discussion

Wednesday June 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The Hyde Park Zen Group, a collaboration between Ancient Dragon Zen Gate and the University of Chicago's Spiritual Life Office, normally meets in Rockefeller Chapel on the University campus. They are now meeting online through Zoom at 6:00pm - 7:00pm on Wednesdays. It is open to all - to access, use this link: https://zoom.us Meeting ID: 975 2908 4735 Password:    380667  

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Thursday Morning Online Zazen with Hogetsu Laurie Belzer

Thursday June 11, 2020 @ 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 June 25, 2020

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 June 11, 2020 @ 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 June 25, 2020

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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Friday Morning Online Zazen with Dylan Toropov

Friday June 12, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday June 26, 2020

Friday morning online sitting with Dylan Toropov. 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 in Mourning for Black Lives Taken and Imprisoned

Friday June 12, 2020 @ 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 June 4, 2021

Weekly meditation in mourning for Black lives taken and imprisoned. 8 AM - zazen 8:30 AM - reading of a selection from a Black writer to open community discussion. 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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