Classes and Workshops
Mondays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
August 5th - August 26th
Join us for a wonderful Tai Chi & Qigong class with Lin Lin Choy. Open to all skill levels, but with an emphasis on introduction to the forms.
July 10th - September 18, 2019.
"Brothers in the Dharma" is a group where men in the community can come together to talk about the unique issues facing men, especially Buddhist men, in this day and age.
Thursdays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
June 13th - September 19th
Join us for Yoga with Alexis Koran!
September 26th, October 3rd and 24th, November 14th and 21st, and December 12th
6:30p - 8:30
Lead by Myobun Freinkel Tishman
Dharma Seminar is an opportunity to meet with others for in-depth study of the dharma. Typically centered around a sutra or writings of the ancestors, the Dharma Seminar is facilitated by a teacher but truly unfolds through the heartfelt participation of the students. For Fall 2019 our focus will be Dōgen Zenji’s essay “Being-Time” (“Uji”). Registration required. To register, please email the following form to email@example.com. If you have any questions, please contact Myobun at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
September 3rd - 24th
Lead by Sokai Dylan Lamar
Join us for a thorough introduction to the basics of Zen practice and form. Classes will focus on Zazen, Chanting, Temple Forms, and Studying Zen. Registration is required. Please fill out this form and send it to email@example.com.
October 17th - 20th, 2019
Sesshin, meaning “to gather the mind,” is a traditional silent Zen meditation intensive. Sesshin includes Zazen, Kinhin (walking meditation), vegetarian Oriyoki meals, and Samu (work meditation).
July 14th, July 28th, & August 11th
Please join us at Buddha Eye Temple for three workshops introducing traditional arts and crafts of Japan, starting with a Calligraphy workshop lead by Head Teacher Ejo .
with Chef Ryan
June 10th, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
This class aims to motivate people to cook wholesome food from scratch!
Saturday, June 1st. 9:00am
Kogen Houseknecht will offer a workshop on garden tool maintenance. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring a tool from home that needs some turning up.
Four Part Series May 14, 21, 28 & June 4
Tuesdays 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
In this four part series Ejo will explore the origins of Buddha Eye Temple's various chants and recitations as well as give guidance in how to intone together with an assembly. No registration required.
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How shall I live? This is the most fundamental of spiritual questions. One aspect of our response to this question is ethics.
Saturday, March 23: 8:30 AM
Led by Kogen Houseknecht
Tue: March 5 7-9 PM (special two-hour workshop)
Sundays and Thursdays from Feb 10 - May 12 6:30-8:30 PM
Buddha Eye’s Practice Term Program is based in the tradition of gathering together to study and practice Buddha Dharma for a 90-day period.
Six-Class Series Tue: Jan 22-Feb 26 7-8:30 PM
"The Way is perfect and all-pervading. How could it be contingent on practice and realization?" asks Dogen Zenji, the 13th-century founder of Japanese Soto Zen Buddhism. Dogen's answer to this puzzle takes him to the heart of Zazen: the seated meditation practice at the core of our tradition.