Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (October)
Great Master Wuben was asked by a monk,
"When cold or heat comes, how can we avoid it?"
The master replied,
"Why don't you go where there is no cold or heat?

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> See FULL PRACTICE SCHEDULE and study topics below on this page.
     




 












 
SPECIAL EVENTS
OCTOBER, 2021

We continue with our study of TOZAN, and his great poem of enlightenment,
The Song of the
Jewel Mirror Samadhi

SATURDAY, October 2
Discussion:  Tozan's 3 Types of Students
[Study Guide, p.5]

SATURDAY, October 9
Discussion:  LIng-Ji &  Tozan; Rinzai & Soto
[Study Guide, pp. 3-4]

SATURDAY, October 16
Discussion:  Absolute & Relative Reality
[Study Guide, p. 5,
and Jewel Mirror
Stanzas B & J]

THURSDAY, October 21
5:00 AM Zazen
5:15AM
Full Moon Ceremony
with Tissarana

SATURDAY, October. 23
Discussion:  Tozan's 5 Ranks
[Study Guide, p. 6. 
Chart Only]

SATURDAY, October. 23Discussion:  Tozan's 5 Ranks:  Gathas]
[Study Guide, pp. 6-7]





































 







































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




PRACTICE SCHEDULE BELOW

We continue via  ZOOM

If you would like to join us for Zen Practice,
Please request a Zoom Invite by emailing  kido@flestates.net
Please make sure you email me at least 24 hours before the session that you intend to attend. Thanks.  KIdo


September - November Chant: 
Precious Mirror Samadhi


***   SCHEDULE    ***

MONDAYS
     5:00AM - Practice Discussion
                                        (private, by  appointment)

     11:00AM - Noon: Mid-Day Practice
          Zazen, with Practice, Discussion, Guided
          Meditation, Special Ceremony or Newcomer 
          Orientation as needed.


TUESDAYS
     5:00AM - Practice Discussion
                                        (private, by  appointment)
          
THURSDAYS

     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

     
SATURDAYS

     8:00AM CT - Newcomer & Refresher Welcome &
          Orientation (by 24-hours-ahead request)

     9:00AM CT - Zazen (silent sitting meditation)

     9:25AM CT - Kinhin (silent walking meditation)

     9:30AM CT - Zazen

     9:50AM CT - Service

     10:00AM 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"
       car tag.  (1st person in, please pull left.)

       Street parking OK too.