Sr. Elaine MacInnes (b.1924) celebrates her 94th birthday in Toronto, Canada. She learned the Art of Zen from Zen masters in Japan and became a master herself, later working with convicts in prison in the Philippines.
In 1976, Sr. Elaine was assigned to the Philippines and began teaching Zen first with as small group of mostly nuns, and gradually with lay people who began hearing about “this Canadian nun teaching Zen meditation.”
The Beginning Zen seminars will introduce you to Zen meditation (ZAZEN). The sessions are intended for the new practitioner or student who wants a foundation and experiential background in Zen. These sessions will include short periods of sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindfulness and informal talks relating to actual Zen practice.
Last Saurdays of the month: March 24 , April 28, 2018. Seminar venue: Heroes Hills Zen Center Manila from 1pm – 5:30pm. For reservations contact: Ruth David: Mobile– 09175330733 email: email@example.com
Participants who joined the 3-weekend Zen for Beginners program held at the UP Bonsai Garden Meditation Center. October 15, 2017.
It is not the pointing finger.
It is the direction.
It is not the Path.
It is the Walking.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Zen for Beginners Orientation, UP Bonsai Garden
The Way of Zen is open for kindred spirits seeking peace in a frantic world. 30 participants showed up for the initial 3-part weekend series of orientations for those beginning to walk the Way of Zen Meditation. The 1st of 3 weekend orientations was held on October 1, 2017 in the UP Bonsai Garden in Diliman, QC.
The Beginning Zen sessions will introduce you to Zen meditation (ZAZEN). The sessions are intended for the new practitioner or student who wants a foundation and experiential background in Zen. These sessions will include short periods of sitting meditation, walking meditation, and informal talks relating to actual Zen practice.
Dates: October 1, 8 & 16, 2017. Workshop venue will be at the UP Bonsai Garden Meditation Center, De los Reyes St., UP Diliman, QC, from 9am-4pm.
The 3rd Quarter Orientation workshops will be facilitated by Lisa Pilapil. . For interested participants, kindly get in touch with Ms. Lisa Pilapil, Orientation facilitator at Mobile Number: 09205709709 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Baguio Zen Center was established in 1992 with Sr. Elaine McInnes conducting Zazenkais at the Solana’s Bakery Cafe located in Camp John Hay. This year marks the Silver anniversary of the Baguio Sangha.
Baguio Zen Center was established in 1992
The Baguio Zen Center celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a silent retreat in the Zen tradition. July 19-23, 2017 at the ICM House of Prayer, #4 CM Recto St, Navy Base. Contact Rudi Tabora to reserve a slot. Mobile: 0977.827.6942 or email: email@example.com