Schedule

WELCOME TO OUR LOCATION IN CROSSROADS GARDENS

A Place to Sit
1800 30th Street
Boulder, Colorado
(between Walnut and Canyon)

Turn in, go beyond the Sussex Building on the right, and enter the underground parking of Crossroads Gardens. Our meeting room is in the northwest corner of the 2nd Floor in Suite #201. THANK YOU TO OUR FRIENDS of A PLACE TO SIT for this most generous invitation to share their space of ongoing practice.

The Boulder Morningstar Zen Center: A Revelation of Endless Vow


SPRING PRACTICE PERIOD

April 9 - June 16, 2018

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All beings are flowers

blooming

in a blooming universe

-Soen Roshi

PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

ZAZEN and KINHIN*

Monday afternoon 3:30 - 5:00 pm

*sitting practice and walking meditation   

(NO practice Monday, MAY 14, 2018)

Saturday Morning Teisho with Roshi Sanchi Reta Lawler

Join Roshi Sanchi Reta Lawler and the Morningstar Sangha for sitting practice, chanting, and Dharma Talk.

Saturdays, 9:00 - 11:00 am

  • May 5
  • May 26
  • June 16

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    ORDINATION Ceremony of O-shin Laura McWilliams

    Saturday April 28 at A PLACE TO SIT
    Seating will begin at 8:40 am. Ceremony begins promptly at 9:00 am.
    A greeting reception will follow.
    (An RSVP invitation will be sent prior to celebration.)

    EXTENDED PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES:

    Mandala of Zen class continues:  PRECEPT PRACTICE
    Wednesday evening,  April 18,  7:00 - 8:30 pm
    at A Place to Sit
    This evening for beginners and advanced practitioners alike, will open the understanding of Precept Practice in the Zen Buddhist lineage. Roshi will answer practice questions to clarify and support our orientation.

    Film Night Social
    Friday evening,  June 1,  6:15 pm
    Join the BMZC sangha in gathering for refreshments and film at home in North Boulder.
    RSVP will be sent prior to the event.

    BMZC EARLY SUMMER URBAN SESSHIN
     June 11 - 15,  Monday - Friday
    ending with Saturday morning Teisho,  June 16,  9:00 - 11:00 am
    at A Place to Sit

    As well, EVERYONE is invited to the End of SPRING PRACTICE INTENSIVE that will take place that week from 3:30 - 5:00 pm each afternoon, ending on Saturday Morning.

    DETAILS FOR REGISTRATION WILL COME SOON.

    PLAN AHEAD!

    Early SUMMER URBAN RETREAT: June 11 - 16, 2018


    ** Please arrive no later than 10 minutes before each practice period begins. If you are needing instruction, contact the BMZC webmail to schedule a meeting to speak with Roshi Sanchi Reta.

    **REMEMBER to consider the necessary support for those at A PLACE TO SIT who so graciously offers their space for the Morningstar Practice. Suggested Donation is $5-10 for daily zazen practice, and $15 for Teisho mornings. Otherwise, everyone is ALWAYS welcome to join our practice regardless of capacity to support.

    COME BE WITH US!

    Thanks to everyone who has joined our practice!

    And, thank you to our Friends at A PLACE TO SIT,  who so graciously offers us this space to practice Dharma.


    “All beings are flowers blooming in a blooming universe." - Soen Roshi