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December 2019

Garden Day

December 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join Megan and Lee for a garden work day at Kannon Do on Saturday, December 28th from 10:30 a.m. until noon.  Tasks such as pruning, raking and weeding will be taken care of in the front and back areas. Please come and help us maintain the garden and landscape. We have many weeds that need…

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January 2020

Regular Lecture (Branching Streams Book Discussion – postponed)

January 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We will have our regular lecture this Wednesday given by Les.  The book discussion has been postponed to next month.    

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Sangha Meeting

January 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for the Sangha meeting held in the Sangha house at 10: 30 a.m. on  January 18th.   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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Guest Speaker: Tova Green

January 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us on Wednesday, January 22nd at 8 p.m for a dharma talk by Jisan Tova Green. Tova was ordained as a Zen priest and received Dharma Transmission from Eijun Linda Cutts in 2015 and has held many positions; she now resides and teaches at City Center. She co-founded the SFZC Queer Dharma Group…

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Intro to Zen

January 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Please join us at 10:30 AM for an Introduction to Zen on Saturday,  January 25th.  This orientation is intended 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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February 2020

Meditation in Life Discussion Series

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us on Saturday, February 1st from 10:30 a.m. to 12: 00 p.m. for a Meditation in Life discussion led by guest speaker William Thomas in our Kannon Do Garden. William is a Human Resources consultant in France. He is in Silicon Valley for two weeks specifically to share ideas about introducing Zen into…

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Garden Day

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a garden work day at Kannon Do on Saturday, February 1st from 10:30 a.m. until noon.  Tasks such as pruning, raking and weeding will be taken care of in the front and back areas. Please come and help us maintain the garden and landscape. We'll meet in the courtyard to choose our…

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Guest Speaker: Misha Merrill

February 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, February 5, our guest speaker will be Misha Merrill,  the first student ordained as a Zen priest at Kannon Do. She received Dharma Transmission from her teacher, Les Kaye, in 1998.   Since 1993, she  has been the guiding teacher at Zen Heart Sangha in Menlo Park.

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One Day Meditation Retreat (Sesshin)

February 8 @ 5:30 am - 6:00 pm

Kannon Do will host a one-day meditation retreat, or Sesshin on Saturday, February 8th. 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

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for the Sangha meeting held in the Sangha house at 10: 30 a.m. on  February 15th.   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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