Apr 18

Zen Buddhist Meditation

Thu, April 18, 2024 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm (1h) • Chapel

Led by Roger Jackson, John W. Nason Professor of Asian Studies and Religion, Emeritus

Week 4: Introduction to Zen Buddhism
An introduction to the history and varieties of Zen Buddhism, followed by Soto Zen meditation practice, consisting of two periods of "just sitting" (shikantaza) interspersed with walking meditation (kinhin). The session will be framed by recitation of the Heart Sutra at the beginning and of the Four Great Vows at the end.

Week 6: NOT MEETING

Week 8: Zen Ritual, Aesthetics, and Meditation
Further discussion of Zen Buddhism, with a focus on Zen ritual and aesthetics, followed by Soto Zen meditation practice, consisting of two periods of "just sitting" (shikantaza) interspersed with walking meditation (kinhin). The session will be framed by recitation of the Heart Sutra at the beginning and of the Four Great Vows at the end.

from Chaplain's Office

Event Contact: shahs2, hortona, evansd3

Repeats every other week on Thursday: Apr 18, May 2, May 16

Event Summary

Zen Buddhist Meditation
  • When
    • Thursday, April 18, 2024
    • 8:00pm - 9:00pm (1h)
    • repeats every other week on Thursday
  • Where
    • Chapel
  • Mode
    • In-Person
  • Event Contact
    • shahs2, hortona, evansd3
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  • Intended For: General Public, Students, Faculty, Staff, Emeriti, Alums, Prospective Students, Families
  • Categories: Gathering

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