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Special Events & Exhibits

Current Art Exhibit (July)

Follow this link for a year-long list with descriptions of Special Events, Ceremonies and Interims

Art Exhibit, July 2015: Trees and Motion!
Photographs by Sean Vallely

July 1 - 31, 2015


Summer Residents' Retreat: Changes to Public Schedule, CC 7/24 - 8/1

Changes to public offerings for the week of July 24 - August 1


Summer Interim, CC 8/24 - 8/29
During the interim break the regular schedule will continue but the zendo (meditation hall) will be staffed by volunteers.

Labor Day Holiday, 9/7
Monday, September 7, 2015

City Center will be closed. There will be no meditation and no open meals.

Meditation in Recovery will meet.



The Six Perfections: How Meditation Grounds the Cultivation of Character (Advanced Buddhist Studies Lecture Series), CC 9/17
with Dale Wright
Thursday, September 17, 2015

An overview of the Buddhist teachings on the Six Perfections, with a focus on the way meditation functions within all six.


Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule, CC 11/25 - 11/27

2015

Wednesday evening, November 25, at 5:45 pm
Donations of non-perishable food items are welcome during this service in the City Center Buddha Hall. There will not be an open dinner or 7:30pm dharma talk.

Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
City Center will be closed. There will be no meditation and no open meals. Enjoy the holiday!

Saturday, November 28
Regular Saturday schedule, beginning with 6:30 am zazen.


Winter Interim, CC 12/24 - 12/31
During the interim break the regular schedule will continue but the zendo (meditation hall) will be staffed by volunteers.

Christmas Holiday, 12/25
Friday, December 25, 2015

City Center will be closed. There will be no meditation and no open meals.

We wish a happy, safe, and peaceful holiday to all!



New Year's Eve at City Center
December 31, 2015
This event begins at 8:30 pm with a work meeting followed by temple cleaning. Noodle soup is served at 10:00. The han begins at 10:30 to signal zazen at 10:45. There will be two periods of zazen and the ringing of the densho 108 times. The night ends with a bonfire in the courtyard. Donations are appreciated.