15th A Day of Zazen: One Day of Sitting Meditation 7:10am
22nd Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10am
28th LABCC Summer Camp begins
AUG: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Introduction to Zen Meditation 7:30pm
12th A Day of Zazen: One Day of Sitting Meditation 7:10am
Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10am
19th Fujinkai Meeting 10am
JIZO-BON, Monthly Service & Memorial 11am
26th Garden Cleaning 9:00am
Introduction to Zen Meditation
5 classes – every Thursday evening
August 2nd through 30th, From 7:30 to 8:45 p.m
This class series provides an introduction to Zen meditation for
beginners. It is open to people of all faiths. The classes include a
presentation of the basic principles of Zen and zazen meditation,
and discussions of how to practice Zen in daily life – while at work
and at leisure. Each class includes zazen meditation, beginning with 10 minutes during
the first class, and working up to 30 minutes at the end of the series. Each class
also includes walking meditation. Cost: $70 for the series ($35 for temple members).
Register by calling Zenshuji (213) 617-0100 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include your name and contact information. Payment may be made at the first class.
Scholarships are also available. No one is turned away for lack of funds.
A DAY OF ZAZEN: One Day of Sitting Meditation
The Zazenkai is having One Day sitting, “A Day of Zazen” almost every month this
year. In July, it will be on the 15th, in August on the 12th and so on. It will be
from 7:10am to 4:40 pm, include 8 periods of zazen, a Dharma talk by Daigaku Sokan,
breakfast, lunch and a question period. Please see the flyer for the detailed schedule.
Please email email@example.com if you are planning to attend.
Zenshuji 90th Anniversary - Sep 8th & 9th
Zenshuji 54th OBON Carnival
Obon is around the corner. Please come out to volunteer for a day. Each year more
and more of our alumni come out to participate. We ask everyone for your help again
this year. Obon Carnival is Sat., July 7th and Sun., July 8th, 2012. Please check
back here again for the event schedule. The parking information is below.
Saturday, July 7th
1:30 PM OBON Service
3:00 PM Karaoke Time
4:00 PM Japanese Folk Music Matsumae-Kai
4:30 PM Japanese Folk Dance Kikuta-Kai
5:00 PM Martial Art Shorinji Kempo
5:30 PM Taiko Zendeko
6:15 PM BON ODORI
Sunday, July 8th
1:30 PM OBON Service
2:45 PM Japanese Folk Dance Tokushima Awaodori
3:15 PM Silver Line Dance Hollenbeck Palms Retirement Home
3:45 PM Japanese Classical Dance Bando Mitsuhiro
4:30 PM Taiko Zendeko
5:00 PM Japanese Folk Music Matsutoyo-Kai
5:30 PM Rock Music Random Ninja
6:00 PM Raffle Drawing
6:30 PM BON ODORI
＊12:30-4:00P.M. Tea Ceremony ＊Flower Exhibition : All Day
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Membership dues have been arriving steadily. Please remember if you have not mailed
your membership due, now is the time to do it. The donation is $200.00. You will
receive a copy of the monthly Busshin, advance notices on events and services, and
discounts to lectures and activities. Mail your Membership dues to: Zenshuji, 123
So. Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Manzanar Fishing Club
Manzanar Fishing Club is a short documentary about a group of Manzanar internees
who bonded together through the love of fishing. One of the members of this club
is Mr. Hidekichi Nagamine, our longest temple member. Mr. Nagamine was featured
in the April 26th Rafu Shimpo, page 2. Please read the detail account by Georgene
and Ellen Nagamine here with pictures; Manzanar 2012.