1 or 2 days Zen (Chan) Retreat @ Chan Meditation Center in Queens
sam. 22 décembre à 15:00
Dear Dharma Drink Friends, Do you want to get ready for the holidays and new year? Spiritual cleanse yourself with either a 1 or 2 day meditation retreat at the Chan (Zen) Meditation Center located in Elmhurst, Queens. Event is free of charge. This is an opportunity for beginners learn or serious practitioners to sustain practice and receive guidance from meditation teachers. NOTE: FLEXIBLE DAYS - You can come just ONE day either on Saturday or Sunday, OR you can come to BOTH days. The meditation will be led by Venerable ChangZhai and Venerable ChangHwa. A light vegetarian lunch will be provided. While the event is free of charge, donations are welcome. You are welcome to RSVP here, however, in order for Chan Meditation Center to properly prepare the day of activities including a light lunch, you MUST R.S.V.P. through Chan Meditation Center. copy link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZCD59ro0H3yIrhGuPJtByleJvUKEQq_lX7z7XUTfepzgrsw/viewform ) Note:
Please arrive on time (9AM) as to not disturb the meditation class
Activities: silent, moving, & walking meditation plus Dharma talks.
Light vegetarian lunch will be served
No Fee, Donations are welcomed
This event is for you, not as a Meetup group.
MUST RSVP with Chan Meditation Center https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZCD59ro0H3yIrhGuPJtByleJvUKEQq_lX7z7XUTfepzgrsw/viewform /|\ Eddie --- Relevant Links ---
Chan Meditation Center - http://chancenter.org/cmc/
Directions - http://chancenter.org/cmc/about/directions/ --- About the teacher Venerable ChangZhai ---
Venerable Chang-Zhai is the deputy director of Chan Meditation Center in Elmhurst Queens.
Venerable Chang-Zhai entered the Dharma Drum Sangha University (DDSU) in 2008, mainly studying under the Chan Practice program. In 2010, Venerable received full ordination. In 2012, after completing a 4-year monastic education at DDS University in Taiwan, she returned to the U.S. and has served as a member of the Chan Meditation Center in New York until now. Venerable speaks both Mandarin and English. --- About the teacher Venerable ChangHwa PhD---
Venerable Chang-Hwa is the Director of Chan Meditation Center.
After completing monastic education at Dharma Drum Sangha University in Taiwan and receiving full ordination in 2005, Venerable served as Director of the Department of International Relations and Development in DDM Taiwan. In addition to her current position as Director, Ven. Chang-Hwa also supervises DDM Dharmapala Groups in North America, gives public lectures and leads meditation programs. ---- Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Lineage
Chan Buddhism at Dharma Drum Mountain inherits the legacies of both the Linji (RINZAI)and Caodong (SOTO) schools and integrates the features of different schools in Indian and Chinese Buddhism. While committed to tradition, it is also innovative. Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association (DDMBA) is a U.S. based non-profit organization committed to serving humanity by working to relieve human suffering – physical, emotional and spiritual. This is an international organization with headquarters in Taiwan.