Jodo John Candy visited Rinzai-ji on November 9th for our Sunday program. He gave a lively Dharma talk to 15 of our local sangha members, followed by an outdoor lunch after the program. Thank you Jodo! Our program runs every Sunday from 9am to noon, followed by lunch, and features a dharma talk, discussion group, or recorded teaching,
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 9:30 am with Sarei, serving of tea. Zazen begins 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.