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Zen Open Circle
Address: 90 Church Street (Buddhist Library) Camperdown NSW 2050
Tradition: Mahayana, Diamond Sangha Zen Lineage, authorised by Robert Aitken Roshi
Affiliation: Diamond Sangha and Pacific Zen Institute
Main Contact: Merran Dawson, Practice Leader Email
Spiritual Director: Susan Murphy Roshi
Notes and Events:
For those who are just starting out in their practice, or who are just curious about Zen, a chance to find out about
* the history of Zen and its connections to China and Japan
* meditation, in easy steps
* background and explanations of chanting and sutras particular to Zen
* information about koans and their role in Zen practice
* exploration of the working of the student-teacher relationship.
Session Dates 2015:
Sunday March 8 1:00 – 3:00pm
Sunday March 29 9:00 – 11:00am
Saturday April 18 1:00 – 3:00pm
Saturday April 26 9:00 – 11:00am
With fortnightly optional support group continuing until the end of July, 2015. As well, there will be the ongoing comradeship of being in a group who are all learning together and able to question and discuss.
The two hour course sessions will run before regular Zen Open Circle fortnightly sitting, at the Buddhist Library 90 Church Street, Camperdown, and comprehensive course notes will be supplied. Fees charged for the course will be used to provide a space for Zen practice, and the continuation of Susan Murphy’s otherwise unpaid work as a teacher of Zen.
ENQUIRIES AND COURSE APPLICATION FORM:
MERRAN DAWSON, email@example.com
Note: A second Beginning Zen Course is planned for August- September, 2015.