Evening Beginner’s Meditation Instruction 6:45 pm
Evening Beginner’s Meditation Instruction
Jun 14 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
This month, for one night only, AZC is offering an Evening Beginners’ Meditation Instruction. It will feature a little extra time for individual attention and an optional guided meditation period at the conclusion of the class. This class will be held one week before the follow-up Next Step class. Please sign up online HERE. Suggested donation: $15 All are welcome!
Dharma Talk by Rev. Colin Gipson, Shikan Zenka, 10:15 am
Dharma Talk by Rev. Colin Gipson, Shikan Zenka,
Jun 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Dharma Talk on Renunciation with Rev. Colin Gipson, Shikan Zenka (Determined to See, Completely Burnt Up) Join us for a Dharma Talk on Renunciation by Rev. Colin Gipson, Head Teacher of the San Antonio Zen Center. Renunciation is often associated with monastic life, but in Zen practice, fundamentally, renunciation is the reality of coming back to the present moment. Far ...
Next Step: Meditation & Beyond Class 6:45 pm
Next Step: Meditation & Beyond Class
Jun 21 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Next Step: Meditation & Beyond is a 1½ hour class for those who have attended the Beginner’s Instruction, and who are interested in taking the next step in their formal zen practice. This class focuses on refining our understanding of meditation and the forms and ceremonies of Soto Zen. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions concerning the specific ...
Austin Energy GreenChoice Renewable & Solar Energy Talk 6:30 pm
Austin Energy GreenChoice Renewable & Solar Energy Talk
Jun 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Austin Zen Center’s newly revived Environmental Impact Group is pleased to host a presentation on GreenChoice by Ming Xu of Austin Energy on Friday, June 22nd at 6:30pm. Our goal is to increase individual and community awareness and adoption of some of the initiatives and programs available through Austin Energy as a natural expression of our foundational practice of non-harming (which ...
Summer Solstice Ceremony, Sangha Work Day, & Potluck 9:15 am
Summer Solstice Ceremony, Sangha Work Day, & Potluck
Jun 23 @ 9:15 am – 2:00 pm
Summer Solstice Ceremony, Sangha Work Day & Potluck Saturday June 23rd We invite you to join us for a Sangha Work Day and celebration of the Summer Solstice! We’ll sit together before holding a Summer Solstice Ceremony in which everyone is encouraged to bring a few words of the season to share. Afterwards, we’ll embark on a short Work Day ...
Bodhisattva Full Moon Ceremony 6:45 pm
Bodhisattva Full Moon Ceremony
Jun 28 @ 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Every month on the Wednesday evening closest to the full moon, the Austin Zen Center community takes part in the ancient Bodhisattva Full Moon Precept Ceremony, which consists of offering light, incense, flowers, as well as our bowing and chanting. No experience is necessary and it is very straightforward to simply follow along with the rest of the congregation! This ...