Upcoming Retreats and Events

Sokuzan Teaching at Several Venues in Traverse City October 12-16 , 2016

Sokuzan has been invited to teach during several events for the Northern Michigan College Mindfulness Initiative, facilitated by Kristy McDonald who is a student of Sokuzan’s.  See the schedule of events here.

During the visit, Sokuzan will give the Wednesday Evening Dharma talk on October 12  and Sunday Morning Dharma talk on October 16 Dharma from Traverse City.  If you are interested in attending the talk, contact Kozan, or you can see them as a live stream on SokukoJi’s Youtube channel.

On Saturday October 15 2016, SokukoJi Buddhist Community-Traverse City will host an adult meditation retreat from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Pathways Preschool. Sokuzan will give meditation instruction and a Dharma talk.  Lunch is provided. Fee is $40.00. To register contact Jigme Dan Fuller, or ph/text to 414-469-7304.   At 4:00pm Kristy McDonald will have her jukai ceremony (receiving the refuge vows and sixteen precepts).  You are welcome to attend.

Month’s End Sesshin

Join us for our month’s end, all-day sit from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. See schedule for details.  You may turn this into a weekend retreat by coming a day or two before or afterward to participate in the daily study and practice schedule at the Temple. The suggested donation for month’s end sesshin is $40.00.
Please contact Chiezan if you wish to make arrangements for an extra day or lodging.



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