Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (May)
  Mind itself is buddha.  Practice is difficult.    Explanation is not difficult. 
  Not-mind. Not-buddha.
Explanation is difficult.  Practice is not difficult.


NEWS HEADLINES: (Details on News & Events Page)
>2 NEW Pages on this Website: 
    (1) LedaSwan Classes & Workshops, (2) Media Page

>May 5,  Buddha's Nirvana (Vesak) Ceremony
, 9:00AM
>May 6,  Dharma Reads resumes, 5:00PM
>May 13, Mothers' Day Ikebana Workshop, 2:30PM











 
Saturday
SPECIAL EVENTS
May, 2018

 
 
 
May 5
         Buddha's Nirvana
               Ceremony

May 13
Dharma Talk
Bodhidharma, C'han, Zen

May 20
Sangha Discussion
Metta Sutta; Dogen

May 27
CORE SUPPORT
for ZAZEN & LIFE
Session 5:
"Pain & Suffering"













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



Sutra of the Month (May & June)  Metta Sutta

SCHEDULE

SHIKAN-TAZA! (Just Sit!) - EVERY TU & TH

       6:00 - 6:40 AM   Zazen (sitting meditation)

        6:40 - 7:00 AM   Sutra of the Month

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  Brunch


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 WORK DAY or ABBOT'S TALK

       8:00 - 9:00AM         Zazen & Kinhin

       9:00- 9:50AM          Sangha Meeting


       10:00 - 11:00AM     "Hojo Online"  (Abbot's
                                       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.