We have been studying Dogen's "Bodhisattva's Four Methods of Guidance" during this retreat period, and enjoying talks by many of our Boundless Way Zen teachers -- guiding, senior dharma and dharma teachers. You can listen to the talks by clicking on this link: http://www.boundlesswayzen.
Below is the schedule and more information. Please consider joining us, either in person, or by listening to the talks. Many bows from Boundless Way Temple!
Boundless Way Zen Ango
(Peaceful Dwelling Place)
April 6 - April 25, 2013
The ango period is an "open house" meditation retreat. You may join us for any or all of the practice periods listed below.
You do not need to register for ango unless you plan to stay overnight. For overnight registration: (boundlesswayze
n.org). Donations for any part of a practice period will be gratefully received in the collection bowl in the front hallway.
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM Early morning practice period
Includes dokusan (individual meetings with a teacher or senior student)
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Late morning practice period
Includes sutra service, teisho (dharma talk by a teacher or senior student) and dharma dialogue
2:30 PM- 5:30 PM Afternoon practice period
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening practice period
Includes teisho, dharma dialogue and dokusan
note: breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served buffet style, so there's no need to bring your own food unless you have special needs, and you won't need an oryoki set.
During the ango, dokusan and dharma talks will be and have been offered by our Boundless Way Guiding Teachers (Melissa Blacker, David Rynick, James Ford and Josh Bartok), by Boundless Way senior dharma teachers (Ken Walkama, Kate Hartland, James Cordova, Michael Fieleke, Robert Waldinger, Diane Fitzgerald, Dominik Kulakowski and Jeanie Erlbaum) and by guest teacher George Bowman. Dharma talks will be and have been offered by Boundless Way senior dharma teacher Jan Seymour-Ford and by Boundless Way dharma teachers (Ed Oberholtzer, Steve Wallace, Harold Stevens, Jeff Seul, Julie Nelson and Alan Richardson.) David, Melissa, Diane Fitzgerald, Steve Wallace and Fran Ludwig are in residence for the entire ango.
Boundless Way Temple/Worcester Zen Center
1030 Pleasant Street Worcester, MA 01602 508-792-5189