Events will meet as listed until further notice. Check back for updates as information may change. Contact [email protected] if you need technical assistance. See GBZC COVID-Related Help for other kinds of assistance. Last updated: November 20, 2020.
Sunrise Sit, 7:00-7:45 am. All are welcome! Fran, Laura, James C., Julie, and Kate collectively hold our Cloud Zendo and offer one 25 minute sit and a short encouragement talk or reading by one of the teachers. Full instructions (including link to new Zoom room as of Sept. 28) here.
GBZC Cambridge Tuesday evening practice, 7:00-9:00pm. Join via Zoom or via phone. Full instructions here. (Orientations for newcomers are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:25pm. To arrange an orientation over Zoom please contact [email protected].)
Sunrise Sit, 7:00-7:45 am. Full instructions here.
GBZC Cambridge Wednesday evening practice, 7:15-9:15pm. Join via Zoom or via phone. Full instructions here. (Orientations for newcomers are held every other week at 6:45pm, see calendar. To arrange an orientation via Zoom send an email to [email protected].)
GBZC Cambridge Saturday morning practice, 9:00am-12:00pm. Join via Zoom or via phone. Full instructions here. (Orientations for newcomers are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month at 8:25am. To arrange an orientation please contact [email protected].)
EcoDharma Classes (Diane Fitzgerald and Fran Ludwig): Join via conference call the first Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:30pm. Next meeting: December 1. For more information, including the text we’ll explore at our next class, email [email protected]
Writing as Spiritual Practice (Rebecca Doverspike): Will meet on third Thursdays 7:00-9:00pm during November and December, due to the holidays. Will return to last Thursdays in January. Next meeting: December 17. Join via Zoom or via phone; instructions here.
Rakusu sewing (Harriet Severino): Second Saturdays 1:00-2:00pm (Next meeting: December 12). For those who have spoken with a teacher about receiving the precepts and are interested in sewing a rakusu in preparation for Jukai. Join via Zoom or via phone. Full instructions here. RSVP to [email protected].
Zazenkai (All-Day Sit) (Diane Fitzgerald) in observance of Rohatsu, the commemoration of the Buddha's enlightenment. December 19th 8:00am-4:30pm. Details to follow.
Zazenkai (Cambridge) November 21: Cancelled
November 21 Jukai (Cambridge): How and when jukai will take place is now TBD.
Residential Sesshin (Madison, CT) December 17-20: Cancelled
Requests for Special Dedications
In our sutra services we dedicate our practice especially to those on a list provided by our members. During the pandemic, this will be coordinated by Sangha Care and Connection. If you wish to add to this list, please send an email to [email protected]
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