Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (MAY)
     Upon "clarifying the great matter of lifelong practice,"  Dogen wrote: "To spread this dharma and to free living beings became my vow.  I felt as if a heavy burden had been placed upon my shoulders."

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     >NOTE Monday Mid-day Practice continues at 10:30 -
        11:30AM on May 3.  We will resume our regular
        11:30 - 12:30 slot on Monday, May 10.

> See FULL PRACTICE SCHEDULE below on this page.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
MAY 2021
via Zoom
Every Saturday, 8:00AM
(by Appointment)
Newcomer Welcome & Orientation

Saturday
May 1
10:00 AM TBA


PLEASE NOTE
Monday, May 3
MID-DAY practice is
One hour earlier:
10:30 - 11:30 AM
We will resume our regular 11:30AM slot on Monday, May 10

Saturday
May 8
10:00 AM Dharma Talk
"Humility on the Path: Jokei's 'foolishness' "
Kido


Saturday
May 15
10:00 AM Dharmette
w/Q & A:
Humility & Confidence


Saturday
May 22
10:00 AM Dharma Discussion: Humility & Confidence


Thursday
May 27
5:00AM
Moon-Viewing Kinhin at your own home;
5:25
Full Moon Ceremony via Zoom


Saturday
May 29
10:00 AM Path Studies & Discussion






















 







































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




PRACTICE SCHEDULE BELOW

(via ZOOM until further notice.)

If you would like to join us for Zen Practice,
Please request a Zoom Invite by emailing  kido@flestates.net
Please make sure you email me at least 24 hours before the session that you intend to attend.


Chant of the Month:  May
Bussorai #2 (Male Ancestors,
Dogen through Shogaku Shunryu)




***   SCHEDULE    ***
MONDAYS

5:00AM - Practice Discussion
                                        (private, by  appointment)

Mid-Day Practice - Zazen, with Practice Discussion, 
                            Guided Meditation, or
                            Newcomer  Orientation as needed.
              > May 3 - 10:30 - 11:30AM
              >May 10, 17, 24, & 31 - 11:30AM - 12:30PM

THURSDAYS

5:00AM CT - Zazen (silent sitting meditation)

5:25AM CT - Kinhin (silent walking meditation)

5:33AM CT - Zazen (silent sitting meditation)

5:50AM CT - Robe Chant

     
SATURDAYS

8:00AM CT - Newcomer & Refresher Welcome & Orientation (by 24-hours-ahead request)

9:00AM CT - Zazen (silent sitting meditation)

9:25AM CT - Kinhin (silent walking meditation)

9:30AM CT - Zazen (silent sitting meditation)

9:50AM CT - Service

10:00AM CT - Dharma Talk, Discussion and/or
                       Ceremony





 

     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                                     MAILING ADDRESS

       Oxford Soto Zendo*                                               Kido Listenbee
       352 Price Street                                                    14 County Road 3073
       Oxford, MS  38655                                                Taylor, MS 38673

     * A red brick house on the S side
      of Price street, 2nd house E of
      the corner of MLK

PARKING
       OK to park in driveway behind Kido's white Hyundai with the "Here Now"
       car tag.  (1st person in, please pull left.)

       Street parking OK too.