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July 2019

Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness Book Discussion

July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for a discussion of Chapter 7 of Suzuki Roshi's book "Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai" after zazen on Wednesday, July 17th, at 8 p.m. led by Brenda Golianu.   Instead of a Lecture we are discussing one chapter of the book each 3rd Wednesday of the month.…

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Sangha Meeting

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for the Sangha meeting held in the Sangha house at 10: 30 a.m. on  July 20th.  Everyone is welcome. During  these monthly meetings, the Kannon Do board - and other members and friends who attend - review the operations of our center and ensure that all necessary tasks are being taken care…

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Garden Day

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join Megan and Lee for a garden work day at Kannon Do on Saturday, July 20 from 10:30 a.m. until noon.  Gardening tools and gloves will be supplied.  Please come and help us maintain the garden and landscaping.  No experience is needed, just willing hands.  This is a great way to take care of…

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Intro to Zen

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us at 10:30 AM for an Introduction to Zen on Saturday,  July 27th.  This orientation is intended primarily for individuals  new to Zen practice,  as well as experienced practitioners who have  questions about their contemplative practice.  This informal get together takes place on the fourth Saturday of the month,  lasting  about 90 minutes.

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Guest Speaker: Cuong Lu

July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us after zazen on Wednesday, July 31st at 8 p.m. for a dharma talk by Cuong Lu. Cuong Lu is  Buddhist teacher, scholar, and writer, born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, in 1968.   He emigrated to Holland with his family in 1980.  He majored in East Asian studies at the University of Leiden, and…

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August 2019

One Day Meditation Retreat (Sesshin)

August 10 @ 5:30 am - 6:00 pm

Kannon Do will host a one-day meditation retreat, or Sesshin on Saturday, August 10th. This day of mindfulness offers a rare opportunity to turn our awareness to the simple activities that sustain our lives, and that we normally take for granted: breathing, walking, eating, being attentive to the workings of our mind. The distractions and…

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Sangha Meeting

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for the Sangha meeting held in the Sangha house at 10: 30 a.m. on  August 17th.  Everyone is welcome. During  these monthly meetings, the Kannon Do board - and other members and friends who attend - review the operations of our center and ensure that all necessary tasks are being taken care…

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Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness Book Discussion

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for a discussion of Chapter 8 of Suzuki Roshi's book "Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai" after zazen on Wednesday, August 21st, at 8 p.m. led by Dan Geiger.   Instead of a Lecture we are discussing one chapter of the book each 3rd Wednesday of the month.…

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Intro to Zen

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us at 10:30 AM for an Introduction to Zen on Saturday,  August 24th.  This orientation is intended primarily for individuals  new to Zen practice,  as well as experienced practitioners who have  questions about their contemplative practice.  This informal get together takes place on the fourth Saturday of the month,  lasting  about 90 minutes.

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September 2019

Guest Speaker: Kodo Conlin

September 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us on Wednesday, September 4th at 8 p.m. for a dharma talk by Kodo Conlin, Online Programs Manager at San Francisco Zen Center. Kodo took up meditation in 2006. He trained in residence for a year at Southwest Vipassana Meditation Center in Texas.   His formal Zen training began in 2011, and he was…

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