Oxford Soto Zen
Monthly Dogen (May)
    The Buddha way is, basically, leaping clear of the many and the one.
NEWS HEADLINES 
> Practice will continue while Kido is away at Atlanta Soto Zen Center for Advanced Training Retreat, May 8-12, and for eye surgery May 20-21.  Vicki Reithel will be in charge of opening the Zendo for regularly scheduled practice and Butoh.

 












 

SPECIAL EVENTS
MAY, 2019

MAY 4
Saturday
Vesak
(Buddha's Enlightenment)
Oryoki Brunch
Tenzo/Hana Gyosha: Kido
11:15 Newcomers' Instruction

MAY 5
  Sunday
5:00 - 6:00PM
Dharma Reads:
Anderson: Being Upright
              Chapters 17 -  20

MAY 11
  Saturday
Informal Talk: Jukai: Taking the Initial Precepts
Vicki Reithel

MA& 16
Thursday
Full Moon Ceremony w/outdoor Kinhin, 6:25AM

MAY 18
Saturday
Dharma Discussion:
Shitou & Sandokai

MAY 25
Saturday
Core Support for Zazen & Life
Unit #5
"Sit - Stand - Walk"




















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


Sutra of the Month
Sandokai


SCHEDULE

SHIKAN-TAZA! (Just Sit!) - EVERY MON,TU & TH
Mondays:  11:30AM-12:30PM
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


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.