Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. starting Jan. 5, 2022
Registration shouldn’t be required. Arrive a couple of minutes early to park and settle in.
The way in which of Zen could be very easy: how one retains one’s thoughts, second after second after second. It’s not a “tuning out” or “blissing out.” As an alternative, Zen encourages “tuning in” and realizing the miracle of being alive, proper on this second, no matter it holds.
Our weekly, drop-in observe options alternating durations of sitting and strolling meditation and a brief educating. All ranges of expertise, together with none, are welcome, and instruction is enthusiastically supplied to novices. Meditation cushions and chairs are supplied.
Ours is the trail of the Bodhisattva—one who practices for the good thing about all beings. Equally, vaccinating towards COVID protects not solely oneself, however all beings as effectively. Due to this fact, you should be vaccinated to attend our practices, and be prepared to put on a masks.
True Nature Zen Sangha presents our classes in accordance with the Buddha’s observe of dana (generosity). Donations of any quantity are acquired with gratitude.
Concerning the teacher: Laura Bonyon Neal is an ordained Buddhist priest, approved trainer within the 5 Mountain Zen Order, and chief of the True Nature Zen Sangha, a welcoming neighborhood of practitioners who invite all to hitch their weekly meditation classes. Whether or not educating, meditating, cooking, gardening, or drawing at ArtWaves, Laura holds Zen’s nice query “What Is This?” on the forefront with a purpose to hold her thoughts second after second after second. And he or she actually likes cats.