6, 13, 20, 9/3 Introduction to Zen Meditation 7:15pm
11th Board Meeting 7:30pm
16th Fujinkai Meeting 10am
JIZO-Bon, Monthly Service & Memorial 10:30am
Motoko Fukatsu Soprano Concert 11:30am
Potluck Luncheon 12:30pm
23rd Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10am
SEP: 3rd Introduction to Zen Meditation 7:15pm
6th A Day of Zazen; Half-Day Sitting Meditation 7:10 am
6-10 Tassajara Retreat 2
7th Labor Day - temple closed
8th Board Meeting 7:30pm
13th Fujinkai Meeting 10am
Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10am
Higan-E, Monthly Service & Memorial 11:00am
Special Dharma Talk 11:30am
Keiro-kai Luncheon 12:30pm
20th Garden Cleaning 9am
27th Otakiage (Burning Ceremony) 11am at Huntington State Beach
29th - 10/1 ASZB Meeting
SOTOSHU JAPAN PILGRIMAGE TOUR - OCT 21-25, 2015
Oct 21: Meet at Daihonzan Sojiji in Yokohama
Oct 22: Attend the 650th Memorial Ceremony of Gasan Zenji at Sojiji
Travel to Wakura hot springs in Ishikawa prefecture by Hokuriku Shinkansen
(a newly built Bullet train rail)
Oct 23: Sightseeing Sojiji Soin, Yokoji, and Wajima. Stay in Kanazawa
Oct 24: Sightseeing in Kawazawa, Travel to Daihonzan Eiheiji in Fukui prefecture.
Dinner and stay at Eiheiji
Oct 25: Tour ends upon arrival in Kanazawa
Three meals and an English guide included.
Please contact Zenshuji if you are interested in this tour.
INTRODUCTION TO ZEN MEDITATION
Starts on August 6th, 2015. 4 Thursday evenings (8/6, 13, 20, 9/3)
7:15 – 8:30 p.m.
This class series provides an introduction to Zen meditation for
beginners. It is open to people of all faiths. The classes teach you
the basic principles of Zen and Zazen meditation, and discussions
of how to practice Zen in daily life, that is, how to find inner peace
anytime, anywhere. 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. Some class also includes
walking meditation. The classes are led by Rev. Shumyo Kojima, a SotoZen priest who
is the head minister of Zenshuji.
The registration is limited up to 12 people.
Cost: $60 for the series ($30 for temple members). Register by calling Zenshuji (213)
624-8658, or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please 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: Half Day of Sitting Meditation
There will be a Half-Day sitting, “A Day of Zazen” on Sunday, September 6th. It will
be from 7:10 am to noon, includes 4 periods of zazen, breakfast and a cleaning period.
Please see the flyer for the detailed schedule. Please email email@example.com
if you are planning to attend.