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Beginning Zen Orientation

May 20 Beginning Zen Orientation

Participants of the recently concluded Beginning Zen Orientation held at the UP Bonsai Garden Meditation Center, Diliman, QC. The 3-part weekend orientation was conducted for those new to Zen meditation, wanting a refresher, or new to practicing with Zen Center Manila. This orientation workshop provided an introduction to Zen
theory, discipline and, most importantly, Zen practice.

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2018 CALENDAR RELEASED

Zazenkai Schedule
DATE
DAY
TIME
VENUE
January 17
Wednesday
Jiki: Lulu Ignacio
5-7pm
UP Bonsai Garden
January 21
Sunday
Yin Yoga
Tony Perlas Sensei Extended  Zazenkai
Teisho by Elda sensei
Jiki: Lulu Ignacio         Jisha: Zos Lee
Renewal of Commitment
                                             7:30 – 8:30am
9am-3pm
Heroes Hills
For those attending yoga, kindly be at the zendo by 7:15amand bring your yoga mat.
830am samu /12nn lunch
Merienda
OTHER ACTIVITIES AND SCHEDULE
JANUARY
January 27
Beginning Zen (an introduction to Zen) from 1-5:30pm at Heroes Hills zendo.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with the facilitator, Ruth David at 09088727680 or email her at rbdavid2013@gmail.com
                  January 27-28
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat. Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
FEBRUARY
February 24
Beginning Zen (an introduction to Zen) from 1-5:30pm at Heroes Hills zendo.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with the facilitator, Ruth David at 09088727680 or email her at rbdavid2013@gmail.com
MARCH
                             March 3-4
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat weekend sesshin.  Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
March 16-21
Kamakura sesshin
                          March 23-28
Holy Week sesshin. Venue is at the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio. Fo  interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com. More details to follow.
March 24
Beginning Zen (an introduction to Zen) from 1-5:30pm at Heroes Hills zendo.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with the facilitator, Ruth David at 09088727680 or email her at rbdavid2013@gmail.com
APRIL
April 28
Beginning Zen (an introduction to Zen) from 1-5:30pm at Heroes Hills zendo.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with the facilitator, Ruth David at 09088727680 or email her at rbdavid2013@gmail.com
MAY
Orientation Workshop?
                              May 5-6
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat. Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
May 6, 13,20
Orientation Workshop to be facilitated by Lisa Pilapil at the UP Bonsai Garden from 9am – 4pm. Kindly share this information with your friends, colleagues and family members who might be interested to learn about zen.  For interested participants they may get in touch with Lisa Pilapil at 09205709709 or lisa.pilapil@gmail.com.
May 23-27
Iloilo Zen Center sesshin.  More details to follow
JUNE
                             June 2-3
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat weekend sesshin.  Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
JULY
                                        July 7-8
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat.  Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
                                             July 12-15
Zen Center Manila’s 4th Anniversary Sesshin.  More details to follow.
July 18-22
Baguio Zen Center’s 26th Anniversary Sesshin.  More details to follow.
AUGUST
August
Kenshukai , Weyarn, Germany
SEPTEMBER
Sept 1-2
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat weekend sesshin.  Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
OCTOBER
Oct 6-7
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat.  Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
Oct 6,13, 21
Orientation to be facilitated by Lulu Ignacio. More details to follow
Oct 26-28
Davao-Cotabato-Sultan Kudarat Sesshin.  Details to follow
NOVEMBER
Nov 10-11
Baguio Sangha – Beginners Mind Zen Retreat weekend sesshin.  Venue is at the Tea House of the ICM House of Prayer, Baguio.  For interested participants kindly get in touch with Rudi Tabora at 09194271806 or email him at ruditabora@gmail.com
Nov 28-Dec 6
 Shobogenzo sesshin with John Gaynor sensei to  Celebrating the  42nd Anniversary of Zen in the Philippines.  More details to follow.
DECEMBER
Dec 7-8 or   7-9
Yaza to celebrate Shakyamuni Buddha’s enlightenment.  More details to follow.
December 16
Last zazenkai for the year from 9am -12 noon followed by a Christmas Thanksgiving Lunch and get together from 12noon – 4pm.

Zen for Beginners Orientation

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.

Beginning Zen Orientations

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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: February 11 (Saturday) / February 18 (Saturday) / February 26 (Sunday)

The 1st Quarter Orientation workshops will be facilitated by Lulu Ignacio. Workshop venue will be at the Heroes Hills zendo from 9am – 4pm. For interested participants, kindly get in touch with Lulu thru 09228309650 or email her at lladridoignacio@gmail.com


 

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