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Events

Sun, Mar 12, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Please join us Sunday, March 12th at a commemoration service for Shinge Roshi's Dharma grandfather, Soen Nakagawa Roshi, in lieu of morning service.
Sun, Mar 12, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dharma Study meets in the Joshua Forman House. The group, which includes Shinge Roshi and many students, is currently reading and discussing The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-Neng, translated by Red Pine. All are welcome, and no prior reading is necessary. We will begin Dharma Study at 7:00 pm by meeting in the Carriage House Zendo for a half hour of zazen before moving over to the Forman House.
Sun, Mar 19, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Please join us for our March commemoration of our ancestral teachers and celebration of interconnection with all beings. Chanting is from 9:00-10:00am in the Zendo in lieu of regular Morning Service. Zazen will follow at 10:00am.
DBZ Holy Days Sesshin at Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 - 12:00am - Sat, Apr 8, 2017 - 12:00am
Hoen-ji Spring Sesshin at Zen Center of Syracuse
Thu, Apr 13, 2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, Apr 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Please click here for more information on attending sesshin at the Zen Center of Syracuse.
DBZ Nyogen Senzaki Sesshin at Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Sat, May 6, 2017 - 12:00am - Thu, May 11, 2017 - 12:00am
DBZ Anniversary Sesshin at Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Sat, Jul 1, 2017 - 12:00am - Sat, Jul 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Shinge Roshi will offer sesshin at Dai Bosatsu Zendo. Dai Bosatsu Zendo is located in the Catskill Mountains at 223 Beecher Lake Road in Livingston Manor, NY 12758
Hoen-ji Summer Sesshin at Zen Center of Syracuse
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - 7:00pm - Sun, Jul 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
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Ongoing programs

Dai Bosatsu Mandala Day On the Thursday or Sunday closest to the 21st of the month
Yoga Fridays 5:30 pm, Sundays 1:00 pm
Dharma Kids One to Two Sundays a Month, 10:15am to 11:30am.
Dharma Study One Sunday a month, 7 - 9 pm.
Dokusan During Zazen, 2nd and 4th weeks of every month
Tibetan Service Saturdays, 10am - 11am
Residential Training at Hoen-ji Resident program; On-going
Deep Presence Introduction to meditation course
Conscious Stress Reduction Course teaching resilience through meditation and mindfulness training
Tibetan Dharma Study First Saturday of every month

Current and Upcoming Courses

Course begins Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to develop resilience in the face of the demands and traumas of everyday life through meditation and mindfulness training, yoga and stretching and body awareness.

Sesshin

Sesshin, the traditional intensive meditation retreat, is offered four times a year at Zen Center of Syracuse Hoen-ji and six times a year at Dai Bosatsu Zendo Kongo-ji. During sesshin, frequent dokusan and daily teachings are offered, in addition to a rigorous schedule of sitting, chanting, work practice, and formal meals. Please click here for more information on attending sesshin at the Zen Center of Syracuse.

2017

DBZ Holy Days Sesshin Apr 1 to Apr 8, Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Hoen-ji Spring Sesshin Apr 13 to Apr 16, Zen Center of Syracuse
DBZ Nyogen Senzaki Sesshin May 6 to May 11, Dai Bosatsu Zendo
DBZ Anniversary Sesshin Jul 1 to Jul 8, Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Hoen-ji Summer Sesshin Jul 20 to Jul 23, Zen Center of Syracuse
DBZ Golden Wind Sesshin Sep 23 to Sep 28, Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Hoen-ji Fall Sesshin Oct 19 to Oct 22, Zen Center of Syracuse
DBZ Harvest Sesshin Oct 28 to Nov 4, Dai Bosatsu Zendo
DBZ Rohatsu Sesshin Nov 30 to Dec 8, Dai Bosatsu Zendo