Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (March)
   It is not that there is no sacred truth, no practice-enlightenment, but simply not-attaining, not-knowing.  "The vast sky does not hinder the white clouds from flying." - Shitou

NEWS HEADLINES
Oxford Soto Zen is CLOSED for the month of March.  Kido will be away, taking care of Soto Zen business in the San Francisco Bay area.  Regular practice resumes Saturday April 4th. 




 












 

SPECIAL EVENTS
March, 2020

NO SPECIAL EVENTS
IN MARCH
ZENDO
CLOSED
 
Regular Practice will resume on
Saturday, April 4

































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


Chant of the Month:  Prajna Paramita
(The Heart Sutra)


REGULAR PRACTICE SCHEDULE

SHIKAN-TAZA! (Just Sit!) - EVERY MONDAY
Mondays:  10:00 - 11:00 AM;  TU & TH 6:00-7:00AM
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.