Rinzai-ji hosted Thanksgiving Lunch for our local Sangha, 20 of us including Gentei-an practioners on November 27th, 2014. The program included Zazen, Chanting and harmonious pot-luck Lunch. Thank you all for your warm & delicious contribution.
Samu (Silent Work Practice) is held daily Wednesday through Friday. Work practice usually involves temple cleaning and gardening. Please come to the work bell in your work clothes. Shika or Shoji will give instruction.
Zazenkai, one-day silent retreat starts at 10 am to 4 pm. It includes a semi-formal lunch and a Dharma talk or recorded Teisho. Beginners are welcome! Please contact and arrange for a practice orientation.