MAR: 5th, 12th Introduction to Zen Meditation 7:30pm
7th Casino Night 6pm
10th Board Meeting 7:30pm
15th Fujinkai Meeting 10am
Higan-E, Monthly Service & Memorial 11am
Bishop Rummé’s Party 12pm
22nd Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10am
APR: 12th Pancake Breakfast 8:30am
Zenshuji Hanamatsuri Service 11am
LABTF Hanamatsuri Service 1pm
14th Board Meeting 7:30pm
19th Fujinkai Meeting 10am
Monthly Service & Memorial 11am
Potluck Luncheon 12 noon
25th Manzanar Pilgrimage 1pm
(contact Zenshuji for transportation information)
26th Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10am
INTRODUCTION TO ZEN MEDITATION
5 Thursday evenings
February 12th through March 12th, From 7:30 to 8:45 p.m
This class series provides an introduction to Zen meditation for
beginners. It is open to people of all faiths. The classes include a
presentation of the basic principles of Zen and zazen meditation,
and discussions of how to practice Zen in daily life – while at work
and at leisure. Each class includes zazen meditation, beginning with 10 minutes during
the first class, and working up to 30 minutes at the end of the series. Each class
also includes walking meditation. Cost: $70 for the series ($35 for temple members).
Register by calling Zenshuji (213) 617-0100 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include your name and contact information. Payment may be made at the first class.
Scholarships are also available. No one is turned away for lack of funds.
HIGAN-E & BAKE SALE
Sunday, March 15, 2015 is our Spring O-Higan Service with the Monthly & Memorial
Service. We look forward to your attendance as we use spiritual practice to perform
good deeds, visit the Temple and the family grave (Ohakamairi).
We will also sponsor our Spring Bake & Craft Sale. Our bakers & crafters are always
thinking of something that will please the members. Come early and look to see what
will make your taste buds happy and craft items to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
See you at Ohigan-E Service.
RETIREMENT PARTY for BISHOP RUMMÉ
After five years of dedicated service to Zenshuji, Bishop Daigaku Rummé will be retiring
from Zenshuji Soto Mission as of March 31st. During his tenure, he has promoted Soto
Zen Buddhism through informative and popular lectures and zazen sessions. His enlightening
Dharma Talks as well as insightful personality has affected Zenshuji in the most
positive way and he will sincerely be missed. Please join us in celebrating his retirement
from Zenshuji on Sunday, March 15th, as he moves forward to greater endeavors. Bento
Lunch $15. Please fill out the form on the right.
We will be holding our 8th annual Casino Night & Silent Auction Fundraiser this year
on Saturday, March 7th, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. You can support this event by purchasing
tickets, sponsoring a table, or donating items to the silent auction or raffle. For
more information, please see the ticket/donation form on the right.