Dharma Offering

Saturday Morning Program

September 14, 2024

9:00 AM - 12:40 PM

Location
Boundless Mind Temple
326 Clinton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
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Description

Join us for our in-person Saturday morning program at Boundless Mind Temple in Brooklyn, which will include a dharma talk by visiting teacher Rebecca Li at 11:20am EST.

The dharma talk will also be live-streamed. For security reasons, we do not post zoom links publicly. Please ask to sign up to the BZC Mailing List here to receive the log in information.

You are welcome to come to all or just part of the program schedule:

09:00am — Doors open
09:25am — Han (wooden board calling people to meditation)
09:40am — Zazen (seated meditation)
10:10am — Kinhin (walking meditation)
10:20am — Zazen
10:50am — Service (ceremonial chanting, bowing and incense offering)
11:20am — Dharma talk
12:20pm — Soji (temple cleaning practice)
12:40pm — Tea (informal tea time)


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COVID Protocol: We ask that all participants be fully vaccinated and boosted. Masks are optional. Please see the BZC Covid Protocol for more.

Our Location: Boundless Mind Temple is located in the Parish House of Christ Church Cobble Hill, next to 326 Clinton Street. Enter the driveway on Clinton, go past the scaffolding, and through the double doors. There are two flights of stairs leading to the center, located on the second floor. The closest subway stop is the F/G at Bergen Street.

Instructor

Rebecca Li, PhD, a Dharma heir in the lineage of Chan Master Sheng Yen, started practicing meditation in 1995. She attended her first intensive retreat with Chan Master Sheng Yen in 1996 and began serving as his interpreter in 1998. She started her teacher’s training with Master Sheng Yen in 1999 and started teaching as Dharma and meditation instructor in 2002. Later on, she trained with John Crook and then Simon Child, both Dharma heirs of Master Sheng Yen, to lead intensive retreats and received full Dharma transmission from Simon Child in 2016. Currently, she teaches meditation and Dharma classes, gives public lectures and leads retreats at Dharma Drum centers, university meditation groups and Dharma practice groups mostly in northeastern United States. Some of her talks and writings can be found at www.rebeccali.org. Rebecca is also a sociology professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at The College of New Jersey.

Fee
Free
Questions?
info@brooklynzen.org
We are in an historical building which is not wheelchair accessible. There are two flights of stairs leading to the center, located on the second floor. Chairs, benches, and extra support cushions are available. If you have any additional questions about accessibility, please contact us at info@brooklynzen.org.
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