of the Way Practice Period: A time of conscious deepening
and extending our individual and collective practice
of the Bodhisattva Way. Many practice opportunities
are unfolding during late October, November and early
December! A new koan study, precepts study sessions,
a full-day retreat November 8, Work in the Room with
Sarah and Andrew, a talk by Sarah, and a "Buddha
Wakes Retreat December 6 & 7. See Sarah Bender
to the Wet Mountain Sangha inviting all of us
to join in the Practice Period.
Study Group: Ten sessions studying the lay precepts
in our Zen tradition, leading to the ceremony of Taking
Refuge in the Bodhisattva Way. November 1 & 15,
December 20, January 10 & 31, February 14 &
28, March 14 & 28, and April 11. The ceremony
will be at the Spring Long Meditation Retreat April
Breeze Full-day Retreat with Andrew Palmer, Sensei.
Saturday, November 8, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Sitting
and walking meditation, a full sutra service, dharma
talk, Work in the Room, and a vegetarian potluck lunch.
Mesner for registration and more information.
Dharma Talk with Sarah Bender, Sensei. Wednesday,
November 19 at the regular Wednesday evening sitting.
The talk will be open to anyone from the Pueblo and
southern Colorado communities.
Study, third Sunday of each month with Merrilee Barnett.
The group meets on the third Sundays of each month
from 10:00 am to 12 noon at Monika Stanelle's house,
1974 Kingfisher Ct. in Pueblo. The next meeting will
be November November 16, and will be led by Merrilee.
The group is beginning Chogyam
Trungpa's Shambala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior.
Everyone is welcome to join in, and now is a great
time to get involved with the dharma study group if
you have been considering it! If you have questions
about the group or the readings or would like to join
the email list, contact Merrilee
for more information.
on the Regular Events
page for Saturday practice opprtunities, meditations,
dharma study, and Introduction to Zen Meditation classes.
If you're new to practice, there's a summary of our
basic forms there as well. Practice leaders can also
find the current leadership schedule there.