Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (January)
    (Quoting Master Tendo) Coming over the snow to do prostrations and remaining amid rice flour to do prostrations are excellent examples.

NEWS HEADLINES
> Regular practice schedule resumes in January: Saturday 1/4, Monday 1/6, Tuesday 1/7 and thereafter.
> Dharma Reads resumes Sunday, January 5:  Matsulka's Moku-Rai, Chapters 1 & 2.
>Graham Technique class resumes Monday, January 6. MWF 11:15.  See LedaSwan Classes page for details


 












 

SPECIAL EVENTS
January, 2020

Saturday, January 4
Extended Zazen 6:00-9:00
9:10 6 Paramitas
10:15 Oryoki Brunch
(Tenzo:  Kido)

Sunday, January 5
Dharma Reads:
Matsuoka's Moku-Rai,
Chapters 1 & 2

Saturday, January 11
Kido's report on 3 retreats:
Rohatsu, Tenzo
& New Year's

Saturday, January 18
Doan & Chants:
Practice & Discussion

Saturday, January 25
Concentration Training:
Guided Meditations






























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


Chants of the Month:  January
Hymn to the Perfection of Wisdom
&
Shosaimyo Kichijo Dharani


SHIKAN-TAZA! (Just Sit!) - EVERY MON,TU & TH
Mondays:  10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesdays & Thursdays:  6:00-7:00 AM  
     Sessions include: Zazen (sitting meditation), Kinhin
     (walking meditation) &  Sutra Service

BUDDHIST HOLIDAYS: 1st Saturday of Each Month

       6:00 - 6:30 AM Zazen, Kinhin & Robe Chant

       6:30- 8:50 AM Five Zazen periods, w/ Kinhin between

       8:50 - 9:00 Regular Full Service w/Sutra of the Month
     
       9:00 - 9:10 Break

       9:10 - Holiday Celebration/Ceremony

     10:15 - 11:00 AM  Oryoki Brunch

     11:00AM - NOON  Newcomers' Orientation


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



5th Saturday (Quarterly)
Sangha Meeting & Soji, or Roshi Online

        8:00 - 9:00AM         Zazen & Kinhin

        9:00- 9:50AM          Sangha Meeting


       10:00 - 11:00AM     "Roshi Online" 
                                       Interactive Sangha Conference
                                            OR
                                       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

Oxford Soto Zendo
352 Price Street
Oxford, MS  38655

     * This is a red brick house on the South side of Price street, the second house East of the corner of Martin Luther King

     * Ok to park in the driveway behind Kido's white Hyundai with the "Here Now" car tag.  (1st person in, please pull right.)
       Street parking OK too.