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May 2019

Zen Meditation and Dharma talk by Kathy Bingham

Monday May 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Monday evenings we sit one thirty-five minute period of zen meditation (zazen) and then conduct a brief service in the Soto Zen style which includes the chanting of traditional Zen texts. A Dharma talk and group discussion are followed by informal social tea and treats.

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Full Moon Bodhisattva Ceremony

Monday May 20, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 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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Meditation and Recovery

Tuesday May 21, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday January 7, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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 Angie via info@ancientdragon.org. No pre-registration required. Any donation welcome.

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Wednesday Morning Zazen

Wednesday May 22, 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 May 22, 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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Beginner’s Mind Program: Zazen and Discussion of Suzuki Roshi Teachings

Thursday May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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. Eishin Nancy Easton

Sunday May 26, 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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Zen Meditation and Dharma talk by Matt Vogel

Monday May 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Monday evenings we sit one thirty-five minute period of zen meditation (zazen) and then conduct a brief service in the Soto Zen style which includes the chanting of traditional Zen texts. A Dharma talk and group discussion are followed by informal social tea and treats.

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Meditation and Recovery

Tuesday May 28, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday January 7, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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 Angie via info@ancientdragon.org. No pre-registration required. Any donation welcome.

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Wednesday Morning Zazen

Wednesday May 29, 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 May 29, 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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Beginner’s Mind Program: Zazen and Discussion of Suzuki Roshi Teachings

Thursday May 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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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June 2019

Meditation instruction, Zazen and Dharma talk with Douglas Floyd

Sunday June 2, 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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Zen Meditation and talk on Komuso Zen and Shakuhachi Performance by Preston Houser

Monday June 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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Monday evenings we sit one thirty-five minute period of zen meditation (zazen) and then conduct a brief service in the Soto Zen style which includes the chanting of traditional Zen texts. A Dharma talk and group discussion are followed by informal social tea and treats.

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Shakuhachi recital by Preston Houser

Tuesday June 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Murphy’s Irish Bistro, 3905 N Lincoln Ave., 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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Preston Houser, Shakuhachi master and long-time Kyoto resident, will perform on shakuhachi . Preston is an authorized master in the Fuke-shu komuso school and has performed widely. Event sponsored by Ancient Dragon Zen Gate. All are welcome, Donations accepted. Examples of Preston on shakuhachi at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1XguDd43gc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcz2IXXQtjY  

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Meditation and Recovery

Tuesday June 4, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday January 7, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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 Angie via info@ancientdragon.org. No pre-registration required. Any donation welcome.

Find out more »

Wednesday Morning Zazen

Wednesday June 5, 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 June 5, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Find out more »

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

Thursday June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Wednesday January 8, 2020

Ancient Dragon Zen Gate, 1922 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, Illinois 60613
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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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Renew & Reconnect Qigong & Meditation Retreat

Saturday June 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

The retreat is a combination of Qigong and Sitting & Walking Meditation. Still the mind and reconnect to your bountiful inner resources.

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