Jun
19
Wed
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 19 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Taoism, Ch’an and The Tang Dynasty Poets
Jun 19 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm

Taoism, Ch’an and The Tang Dynasty Poets

2 Wednesdays

June 19 & 26
7:15-8:45

led by Michael G. Smith, PhD

Landscape after a poem by Tang Dynasty Poet Wang Wei by Tang Di

Considered the golden age of China, the Chinese Tang Dynasty was a flowering periodically interrupted by uprisings, invasions, starvation and mass migration. Inspired by Nature and educated within the tenets of Taoism and Buddhism the Tang poets responded with plain-spoken poems of hardships and the natural world that resonate today. In this series we will discuss several poets, including Li Po, Du Fu and Cold Mountain, with respect to their historical context and respond with our poems written during the workshop and elsewhere.

During two sessions, the workshop will explore Tang Dynasty history and life, and the influence on its poets; important Taoist and Buddhist teachings relevant to Tang poets; and the challenge of translating poems written in a homophonous language into English. There will be time in each session for participants to craft poems modeled by the Tang poets, if desired.

Suggested Reading List – before class, if you can.

Awakened Cosmos|The Mind of Classical Chinese Poetry by David Hinton;
China’s Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty, by Mark Edward Lewis;
China Root: Taoism, Ch’an, and Original Zen, by David Hinton;
Finding Them Gone: Visiting China’s Poets of the Past, by Red Pine;
In the Same Light:200 Tang Poems for Our Century, translations by Wong May;
The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai, by Li Bai and Ha Jin;
The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain, by Cold Mountain and Red Pine;
The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese, by Arthur Sze.

Jun
20
Thu
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 20 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jun
21
Fri
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 21 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jun
23
Sun
2024
Zen Group-Zoom Meeting
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Sunday Morning Zazen

with the Bozeman Zen Group

8:00 – 9:15 am


This group meets our need for shared practice using the Zoom platform.  Instructions on how to use Zoom may be found here.  You can also use this link to attend this meeting.


zengroupcircle

Our time together will include meditation, chanting, and a Dharma talk, activity, or practice.

Anyone and everyone is welcome – newcomers and beginners are always welcome, just let us know if you are new and we’ll make introductions and offer instructions.

For more about the Bozeman Zen Group and our teacher, Karen DeCotis, please click here to go to our website.

Please note: these Sunday mornings will not be held when the Dharma Center is hosting a weekend retreat.  Please check this website’s calendar if you’d like to be sure of the meeting.  Thank you.

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Our calendar program automatically offers links to other websites in the bottom corners of the page.  Note: these events maybe very out of date.  Please check the date carefully when using these arrows to access other events.  Thank you.

Bozeman Zen Group- Formal Practice
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bozeman Zen Group

Sundays
5-6:30 PM

In person Only

This is an opportunity to practice in the Soto Zen style with our forms and practices. All welcome; no prior experience needed.

Contact bznzen@gmail.com for more info.

Jun
24
Mon
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 24 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Joining Rivers Sangha
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Meditation & Mindfulness Practice in the tradition of Plum Village
& the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh

Meets IN PERSON

 

Mondays,  7:00 – 8:30 pm

facilitated by Steve Allison-Bunnell

Thay

“Engaged Buddhism” is Thich Nhat Hanh’s name for practicing mindfulness in order to manifest joy, peace, and compassion in our relationships and daily lives.

Each week, we do sitting and walking meditation together, and learn from each other by sharing our experiences in the practice. First Mondays of the month, we recite the Plum Village Five Mindfulness Trainings, and other weeks we read and study Thay’s teachings.

All are welcome, and we offer brief instruction and guided meditations to develop our practice and nurture sangha energy.

Please visit Plum Village online for more about our tradition, including practice resources and talks.

Open Way Sanghas are the family of Plum Village practice groups here in Montana, offering semi-annual retreats and days of mindfulness in Missoula, Kalispell, and Helena.

Steve Allison-Bunnell (True Spring Branch) is an ordained member of the Core Community of the Plum Village Order of Interbeing.

Email bozemantnh@gmail.com with questions or to join our email list and receive Zoom links and weekly announcements.

All people

Jun
25
Tue
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 25 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jun
26
Wed
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 26 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Taoism, Ch’an and The Tang Dynasty Poets
Jun 26 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm

Taoism, Ch’an and The Tang Dynasty Poets

2 Wednesdays

June 19 & 26
7:15-8:45

led by Michael G. Smith, PhD

Landscape after a poem by Tang Dynasty Poet Wang Wei by Tang Di

Considered the golden age of China, the Chinese Tang Dynasty was a flowering periodically interrupted by uprisings, invasions, starvation and mass migration. Inspired by Nature and educated within the tenets of Taoism and Buddhism the Tang poets responded with plain-spoken poems of hardships and the natural world that resonate today. In this series we will discuss several poets, including Li Po, Du Fu and Cold Mountain, with respect to their historical context and respond with our poems written during the workshop and elsewhere.

During two sessions, the workshop will explore Tang Dynasty history and life, and the influence on its poets; important Taoist and Buddhist teachings relevant to Tang poets; and the challenge of translating poems written in a homophonous language into English. There will be time in each session for participants to craft poems modeled by the Tang poets, if desired.

Suggested Reading List – before class, if you can.

Awakened Cosmos|The Mind of Classical Chinese Poetry by David Hinton;
China’s Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty, by Mark Edward Lewis;
China Root: Taoism, Ch’an, and Original Zen, by David Hinton;
Finding Them Gone: Visiting China’s Poets of the Past, by Red Pine;
In the Same Light:200 Tang Poems for Our Century, translations by Wong May;
The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai, by Li Bai and Ha Jin;
The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain, by Cold Mountain and Red Pine;
The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese, by Arthur Sze.

Jun
27
Thu
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 27 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jun
28
Fri
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jun 28 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jun
30
Sun
2024
Zen Group-Zoom Meeting
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Sunday Morning Zazen

with the Bozeman Zen Group

8:00 – 9:15 am


This group meets our need for shared practice using the Zoom platform.  Instructions on how to use Zoom may be found here.  You can also use this link to attend this meeting.


zengroupcircle

Our time together will include meditation, chanting, and a Dharma talk, activity, or practice.

Anyone and everyone is welcome – newcomers and beginners are always welcome, just let us know if you are new and we’ll make introductions and offer instructions.

For more about the Bozeman Zen Group and our teacher, Karen DeCotis, please click here to go to our website.

Please note: these Sunday mornings will not be held when the Dharma Center is hosting a weekend retreat.  Please check this website’s calendar if you’d like to be sure of the meeting.  Thank you.

BDC_divider_swirl_2

Our calendar program automatically offers links to other websites in the bottom corners of the page.  Note: these events maybe very out of date.  Please check the date carefully when using these arrows to access other events.  Thank you.

Bozeman Zen Group- Formal Practice
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bozeman Zen Group

Sundays
5-6:30 PM

In person Only

This is an opportunity to practice in the Soto Zen style with our forms and practices. All welcome; no prior experience needed.

Contact bznzen@gmail.com for more info.

Jul
1
Mon
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jul 1 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Joining Rivers Sangha
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Meditation & Mindfulness Practice in the tradition of Plum Village
& the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh

Meets IN PERSON

 

Mondays,  7:00 – 8:30 pm

facilitated by Steve Allison-Bunnell

Thay

“Engaged Buddhism” is Thich Nhat Hanh’s name for practicing mindfulness in order to manifest joy, peace, and compassion in our relationships and daily lives.

Each week, we do sitting and walking meditation together, and learn from each other by sharing our experiences in the practice. First Mondays of the month, we recite the Plum Village Five Mindfulness Trainings, and other weeks we read and study Thay’s teachings.

All are welcome, and we offer brief instruction and guided meditations to develop our practice and nurture sangha energy.

Please visit Plum Village online for more about our tradition, including practice resources and talks.

Open Way Sanghas are the family of Plum Village practice groups here in Montana, offering semi-annual retreats and days of mindfulness in Missoula, Kalispell, and Helena.

Steve Allison-Bunnell (True Spring Branch) is an ordained member of the Core Community of the Plum Village Order of Interbeing.

Email bozemantnh@gmail.com with questions or to join our email list and receive Zoom links and weekly announcements.

All people

Jul
2
Tue
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jul 2 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jul
3
Wed
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jul 3 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.

 

Jul
4
Thu
2024
Morning Zazen- ONLINE
Jul 4 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am

Morning Zazen

ONLINE with Bozeman Zen Group

Weekdays, 6 – 6:30 AM

The Bozeman Zen Group is offering online, morning zazen (silent, sitting meditation) to all interested. You do not have to be a Zen practitioner to participate. Start your morning practicing intention!

Schedule:

6:00 AM: Robe chant, Bell rings three times
Zazen for 25 minutes, bell rings once
6:25 AM Chant Pali refuges.