Taking Refuge in Reality: Allowing Zazen to Manifest in All We Do, A Dharma Talk by Shoryu Jim Bradley

Saturday, May 29 at 10:00 am

Taking Refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha is of course a fundamental practice common to all Buddhist traditions. But what is the meaning of taking refuge in our day to day, moment by moment practice, and specifically how does it relate to our zazen as the foundation of our lives? These are topics Rev. Shoryu will discuss in this talk.

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About Rev. Shoryu Bradley

Shoryu Bradley was ordained as a Soto Zen priest in 2002 by Seirin Barbara Kohn at Austin Zen Center. In 2004 he moved to Bloomington, Indiana to study with Shohaku Okumura Roshi and Sanshin Zen Community. He also trained at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. In 2010 Shoryu received dharma transmission from Okumura Roshi. He  has lived and practiced at Gyobutsuji (in the Ozark mountains of Northwestern Arkansas) since founding it in December 2011.

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Austin Zen Center invites you to the Saturday Morning Program in the Online Zendo

Time: Saturdays from 9-12 AM CST   (repeats weekly on Saturdays)


8:00 – 8:30 am      Informal Zazen 

8:30 – 8:40 am      Kinhin

8:40 – 9:05 am       Informal Zazen

9:05 – 9:15 am       Han for Zazen

9:15 – 9:50 am        Zazen

9:50 – 10:00 am      Hymn to the Perfection of Wisdom chant & short break

10:00 – 10:45 am    Dharma Talk

10:45 – 12:00 pm    Announcements/Q&A/virtual Tea & Cookies