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Schedule

WELCOME TO OUR ZENDO at THE BARN

The Barn
1360 Sumac Avenue
Boulder, Colorado

UNLESS NOTED, all practice activities held at THE BARN.

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS: Please park on Sumac AWAY from the mailboxes, neither, in front of the house with the fence that is west of The Barn.

 

Enter the front yard of the residence and WALK TO THE LEFT following the driveway to the back side of the house. There you will see entrance to THE BARN.

Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the beginning of each event in order to be seated. Support our practice venue in the amount that you hold as VALUE unto our offerings. Everyone is ALWAYS welcome to join our practice regardless of capacity to support.

The Boulder Morningstar Zen Center: A Revelation of Endless Vow


SUMMER PRACTICE PERIOD

July 1 - September 14, 2019

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

ZAZEN and KINHIN*

(*sitting practice and walking meditation)

MONDAY afternoons (each Monday afternoon)
3:30pm - 5:00 pm, arrive by 3:15pm. Zazen and kinhin:
The Barn
1360 Sumac Avenue
Boulder, Colorado

THURSDAY MORNING Zazen and Kinhin in LONGMONT:
7:00 - 8:15 am

The Meditation Place
324 Main Street
Longmont, Colorado
EAST alley entrance. Parking lot off Kimbark, entry in front of you. Arrive no later than 6:45 am to be seated.

Everyone with a sincere desire to practice zen meditation is welcome. If you would like an introduction to the practice, please contact info@bouldermorningstarzencenter.com with your request. If you have previous zen practice experience, please join us at any time. Otherwise, take a LEAP and COME - we will welcome you with a brief introduction.

OPENING PRACTICE PERIOD TEISHO

"The Dark Way" Dongshan's 2nd Wisdom Practice

Sunday, July 7, 9:00 - 11:00 am at THE BARN

TEISHO SCHEDULE and MANDALA OF ZEN COURSE with ROSHI Sanchi Reta Lawler

Sunday mornings,  9:00 - 11:00 am

Zazen, Morning Service Chanting, and Teisho. Suggested Fee: $15

  • July 7 Teisho

  • July 21 (Mandala Course: Sangha Response to ECO-CRISIS #1)

  • August 11 Teisho

  • August 25 (Mandala Course: Sangha Response to ECO-CRISIS #2)

TEISHO: End of Practice Period Gathering

Saturday morning, September 14, 9:00 - 10:00 am

(location to be announced)

EXTENDED PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES

  • SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Roshi DAVID LOY

    SATURDAY morning, SEPTEMBER 7

    9:00 - 11:00 am

    David Loy, author of ECODHARMA: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis, and co-founder of Rocky Mountain Ecodharma Center

  • DOKUSAN

    Join the queue in the morning garden for Dokusan with Roshi. Dokusan is the bright heart-to-heart meeting that takes place with Roshi and the sincere practitioner who comes with full vulnerability to a quick but poignant meeting to present their Koan expression.

    9:00 - 10:00 am, Saturday morning, July 27.

    RSVP announcement will come soon.

  • FILM NIGHT and SOCIAL

    WEDNESDAY evening, August 21, 7:00 - 9:00 pm in Longmont.

    Join the BMZC Sangha for Gathering, film and dialogue.

    RSVP announcement will come in advance.

  • END OF PRACTICE PERIOD INTENSIVE

    Monday, September 9 - Friday, September 13

    3:30 - 5:00 pm

    Saturday morning gathering, 9:00 - 10:30 am

    LOCATION for Intensive TO BE ANNOUNCED

(Please note the change of times and venue where applicable; announcement will be sent as time approaches.)

*Unless noted, all practice opportunities will be held at THE BARN, 1360 Sumac in N. Boulder


** Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before each event. 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 who so graciously offer their space for the Boulder 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, THE BARN, and THE MEDITATION PLACE  who so graciously offers us this space to practice Dharma.


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