“May Sit” Tag

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 31 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 30 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 29 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 28 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 27 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Resonance of Buddha Awakening
and Other May Sit Events

Ejo McMullen, abbot of the Buddha Eye Temple in Eugene, OR, presents a Dharma Talk about the practice of chanting. Later in the afternoon, he will lead a workshop on chanting as practiced at Buddha Eye, and likely touch on some similarities and differences in style between Buddha Eye and Dharma Rain. Join us this […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 26 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 25 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 24 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 23 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 22 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 21 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 20 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Planting Zen in Siskiyou Square

Among the many wonderful dharma events we’ve been enjoying this month was Robert Archer’s presentation of a particularly Japanese style of archery that is based in meditation. He set up his target in the zendo, and began with two slow, formal shots from about where he is standing in the photo, proceeded to some discussion […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 18 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 17 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 16 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 15 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 14 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 13 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 12 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 11 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Wise Discernment and Other May Sit Events

We encounter lots of subtle puzzles in practice and complex problems in life. We want clarity about how to navigate these skillfully. When we do, it’s deeply rewarding. Wise discernment is how we get there. On Sunday, we’ll explore what questions are helpful, who asks them, and how to appreciate the asking. Join us this […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 10 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 9 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a day or so later. This was the May 8 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the […]

Daily Dharma

Those who donated to our crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign last fall are getting daily e-mails this month as a thank-you and part of the May Sit. We wanted to share these with everyone, though they are a little later. This was the May 7 offering. The first text in italics is from Cultivating the Empty Field […]

Taking Advantage of the May Sit

The May Sit is in full swing, and we are settling in to it. One person created a one-day retreat, sitting in the zendo, eating three meals, and ending with formal tea at 9pm. Another person created a week-long retreat, staying overnights, eating meals, and participating in various ways during the week. Two people come […]

May Sit Events

On Sunday, May 8, our guest Dharma Speaker was Larry Christensen from the Zen Center of Portland. He spoke about Buddha Nature: Tathagata-garbha.

The May Sit Starts on Sunday!

Come celebrate the completion of our beautiful new Sodo and Phase I of our new campus in typical Zen style … by sitting very still for 31 days. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your own retreat. Sodo is open and staffed every day from 5:30am to 9pm (except Sunday, which opens at 8am) […]

May Sit

Come celebrate the completion of our beautiful new Sodo and Phase I of our new campus in typical Zen style …by sitting very still for 31 days. During the month of May, the Sodo will be open and staffed every day from 5:30am to 9:30pm (except Sundays, which start at 8:30am). We will hold our […]