Oxford Soto Zen
Dogen for the month:
       "To study the way with the body" means to study the way with your own body.

     NEWS HEADLINE:  Taiun Michael Elliston- Roshi, Abbot of Atlanta Soto Zen Center, will be in residence May 22 - 28.
     See his complete schedule on News & Events Page.











 
9:00AM
SPECIAL EVENTS
MAY 2017

Saturday, May 6
NEWCOMER ORIENTATION

Wednesday, May 10
BUDDHA'S ENLIGHTENMENT & BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, May 20
KANNON (COMPASSION) CHANT:  PRACTICE &
DISCUSSION
(Text on Dharma Texts Page)

Wednesday, May 24
DHARMA TALK by Elliston-Roshi

Saturday May 27
(Added practice Day)
9:00 - NOON
HALF-DAY SIT
(More informaion on
News & Events Page}



Offering meditation, Zen practice and Dharma Study in the lineages of Shunryu Suzuki and Zengaku Soyu Matsuoka.


Regular SCHEDULE April - June, 2017


     MINDFUL MORNINGS
        (1st & 3rd Saturdays, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays)
          6:00  Zazen (sitting meditation)
          6:40  Morning Chant
          7:00  Light Breakfast, informal discussion
          8:00  Kinhin (walking meditation)
                   (Weather permitting, this will be a nature
                    walk in the 30-acre woods on the land)
          9:00  Special Event, such as a Guest Speaker,
                   Sutra Discussion, Buddhist Holiday
                   Celebration, or Newcomers Orientation

        10:00  Zazen & Kinhin (45 minutes, indoors)

     SHIKAN-TAZA!  (Just sit!)
          6:00AM  Zazen & Kinhin (45 minutes, indoors)

        You are welcome to join Kido for meditation any/every weekday morning when she is in town.*

        Please text her at (408) 691-3539 by 8:00PM   on the previous evening to confirm.

*Kido will be in residence at Atlanta Soto Zen Center May 11 - 18, 2017.  Otherwise she will be in town for practice in May.
         

                   

    
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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.