Chanting of the Precepts will take place on April 3rd and 17th.
Fusatsu (J) literally “Chanting together”, a practice of aligning with and renewing the Bodhisattva Precepts for monastics and formal students is usually held on or near new and full moon days on a Wednesday and is practised during the 6:00 am formal sitting in the Hatto. General students are welcome to attend.
The Roshi will begin a period of hermitage on Wednesday, April 3rd, which will end at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 7th, when he leads monastics in Acalanatha Sadhana.
Introduction to Zen Workshop
The next Introduction to Zen Workshop will take place at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 6th. For more information please see: https://wwzc.org/introduction-zen-workshop-ottawa For information concerning our Long-distance Training Program, please visit this Web Page: https://wwzc.org/long-distance-training-program
Hanamatsuri Two-day Sesshin
The Hanamatsuri (Festival of Flowers) two-day sesshin begins on Friday, April 12th at 8:00 p.m., and will end at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14th. On Saturday, April 13th, associate and general students may attend a sitting held in the Zendo. Arrival time is 9:15 a.m. (in time for First Bell). The sitting ends at 11:30 a.m. Students attending are reminded to remain on the first floor.