Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (May, 2022)
>Our practice is no to eliminate our delusion, but to
  see or to become aware of the fact that we are deluded.
    
>News Headlines:  
> Full Moon:  May 16 - "Flower Moon"
>Monday Mid-day 11:00-Noon Practice is now offered both online and  -- In Person, for fully Covid-Vaccinated participation.  We enforce temperature checks, masking and distancing. Contact Kido for details.
> Full Practice Schedule below on this page.
     




 












 
SPECIAL EVENTS
May, 2022

Study of Tozan's great poem of enlightenment,
The Song of the
Jewel Mirror Samadhi (SJMS)
                   .....continues.
S 6
SATURDAY,  May 7
9:00 Discussion. SJMS
Couplets 1-3 through
"in the moonlight."

SATURDAY, May 14
9:00 Discussion. SJMS 
     Couplets 4-6 through
    "doubt and vacillation."

MONDAY, May 16
11:00 Zazen
11:30Full Moon Ceremony

SATURDAY, May 21
9:00 Discussion. SJMS 
     Couplets 7-9 thru
     "appear at dawn."

SATURDAY, May 28
9:00 Discussion. SJMS 
     Couplets 10 - 12 thru
    "behold each other,"
      & review 1 - 12












































 








































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




PRACTICE SCHEDULE BELOW

We now meeting cautiously in person, and also continue online via  ZOOM

If you would like to join us for Zen Practice,
Please request both in-person introductory instructions, or a Zoom Invite.
Please send your email 24 hours or more before the session that you intend to log into or attend.

May - June Chant: 
Precious Mirror Samadhi


***   SCHEDULE    ***

MONDAYS
Mid-Day Practice
       11:00 - Noon CT:  Zazen with Short- or Special-
           Service, "Mini-Dharma," or Practice Discus'n.
         
WEDNESDAYS
Day-break Practice
     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, Repentance, &
           Refuges

SATURDAYS 
     8:00AM CT - Zazen (silent sitting meditation)
     8:25AM CT - Kinhin (silent walking meditation)
     8:33AM CT - Zazen
     8:45AM CT - Service, followed by Chant:
           Precious Mirror Samadhi
     8:55AM CT - Short Break
     9:00AM 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"
       tag.  (1st car in, please pull left.)

       Street parking OK too.