Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen:
  Water exists inside fire and inside mind, thought and ideas. The essence of rivers becomes wise people.

NEWS HEADLINES: (See details on News & Events Page)
>December 2nd, 6:00-11:00 Rohatsu Celebration
>December 30th, 9:30-11:00 Sangha Work Day
>New Year Celebration in Atlanta Dec 30 - Jan 1











 
Saturday
SPECIAL EVENTS
December,  2017

December 2
Extended Zazen: 6:00-8:00
Rohatsu Celebration

December 9

Guided Meditation and Workshop on
The 4 Noble Truths

December 16
SANGHA DISCUSSION
The 4 Noble Truths

December 23
CORE SUPPORT
for ZAZEN & LIFE
Session 4:
Pain VS Suffering

December 30
Soji
(Sangha Work Day)









Offering meditation, Zen practice and Dharma Study in the Soto Tradition


SCHEDULE

SHIKAN-TAZA! (Just Sit!) - EVERY TUESDAY

       6:00 - 6:40 AM   Zazen (sitting meditation)

        6:40 - 7:00 AM   Sutra of the Month

BUDDHIST HOLIDAYS: 1st Saturday of Each Month

       6:00 - 8:00 AM Four Silent Zazen Periods, interspersed
                          with Kinhin and Chanting

       8:00 - 9:00 AM Two Guided Meditations, with Kinhin

       9:00 AM  Break

       9:15 AM  Dharma Talk (Kido or guest priest)

       10:15 - 11:00 AM  Informal Brunch


MINDFUL MORNINGS: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Saturdays


       9:00 - 9:20 AM  Zazen (1st Period)

       9:20 - 9:30 AM  Kinhin (walking meditation)

       9:30 - 9:50 AM  Zazen (2nd Period)

       9:50 - 10:00 AM  Service with Sutra Chanting

     10:00 - 10:10 AM  Break

     10:10 - 10:50 AM  SPECIAL EVENT (See left sidebar.)

     10:50 - 11:00 AM  Closing Chant


SANGHA WORK DAY:  5th Saturday

       9:00 - 9:30 AM     Zazen

       9:30 - 10:00 AM  Sangha Business or Abbot's
                                   Interactive Sangha Conference

       10:00 - 11:00       Zendo Cleaning & Repairs















 

     MINDFUL MORNINGS
       Tuesdays
          6:00  - 6:40  Zazen (sitting meditation)
          6:40  - 7:00  Kannon Sutra (chant, w/bells)


     DEEPENING ZEN
        Saturdays
          9:00 - 9:20   Zazen (sitting meditation)
          9:20 - 9:30   Kinhin (walking meditation)
          9:30 - 9:50   Zazen
          9:50 - 10:05 Service 

       10:15 - 10:50  Special Event (See left sidbar.)
       10:50 - 11:00  Closing Chant


 


         

                   

    
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ZENDO LOCATION

Studio/Zendo
14 County Road 3073
Taylor, MS 38673

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

     * From the junction of Old Taylor Road and Highway 6:
    * Drive South on Old Taylor Road (CR 303) exactly 2.5 miles;
    * Turn Left onto County Road 323;
    * Drive Southwest on CR 323 exactly 2.0 miles;
    * Turn Right onto County Road 3073;
    * Drive down, up and around into the driveway of #14, a green house with
       brick trim featuring a barn-like wing on the Left.
    * Park on the grass beside the driveway
    * Enter through the Left-hand front studio portal, where a Brass Buddha
       sits watching over your path.