The Liturgical texts of Zen are powerful and provocative teaching tools. They can be pointers to practice, words of encouragement, and transformative acts-in-themselves. This group will use the book THE ROARING STREAM: A NEW ZEN READER edited by Nelson Foster and Jack Shoemaker, as our main text.
GBZC offers a Liturgy study and discussion group on
THIRD THURSDAY EVENINGS at 7:15 PM. Drop-ins are welcome!
For 2016-17, this group will be taught by Roshi Josh Bartok assisted by Senior Dharma Teachers Steve and Laura Wallace. John Vetrano will be the practice leader for the group.
We'll be meeting each month, September through May, except January.
Please note the following exceptions to our typical schedule of meeting on the third Thursday of the month: in March we are meeting on the fourth Thursday and there is no meeting in January.
Dates: 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15, (no meeting in January), 2/16, 3/23, 4/20, 5/18
Time: 7:15 – 8:45 pm
Suggested donation - GBZC members: $10 / non-members: $15
Reading will be:
Sep -- Chapter 31 - Daikaku
Oct -- Chapter 34 - Daito
Nov -- Chapter 37 - Ikkyu
Dec -- Chapter 40 - Shido Munan
Feb -- Chapter 43 - Baisao
Mar -- Chapter 3 - Hui-neng
Apr -- Chapter 5 - Wang Wei
May -- Chapter 8 - Han-shan