Quarterly Newsletter, Nov - Jan

Our November newsletter is now available.


10/21/2012, 7:00pm at Countryside Church

Please join us on Sunday, October 21 at 7:00 pm, when Nataly Kercher, Anneliese Vandre, Lorrie Kountz and Tom Janiec will receive the Buddhist Precepts at our usual Sunday evening meeting at Countryside Church, 1025 N. Smith Rd., Palatine, IL. This is an important practice step, affirming their intention to actualize the Buddha Way in all aspects of their lives in a way that is visible to others.

Quarterly newsletter, Aug - Oct

Our August newsletter is now available.

Quarterly Newsletter, May - July

Our May newsletter is now available. It contains information on our summer practice period and other upcoming events, including a new online reading/discussion course on the Six Paramitas.

March intro workshop date change

Please note that our March introductory workshop in Palatine has been moved from March 24 to March 31. (The intro workshop in Wisconsin is still on March 24.) We apologize for any inconvenience.

Quarterly newsletter, February - April

Our February newsletter is now available. It contains details of upcoming events as well as preliminary information about summer ango.

Winter break (no zazen)

12/22/2011, 7:00am - 1/3/2012, 9:00pm at Countryside Church and Myoshinji

Zazen will be canceled at Myoshinji and Countryside Church from Thursday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 3, due to the holidays. Happy New Year!

Bodhi Day Zazenkai

12/3/2011, 6:00am - 5:00pm at Logan Square Zendo

Our annual observance of Bodhi Day, the day commemorating the enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha, will take place on December 3 at Logan Square Zendo in Chicago. The first of the day’s sittings begins at 6 AM. Participants may choose to join us at 9:00 (after breakfast), when we will have two sittings followed by a Bodhi Day service at 10:30. The cost of this one-day sitting is $50. Breakfast and lunch are included.


Quarterly Newsletter, November - January

Our November - January newsletter is now available, featuring info on upcoming events, volunteer opportunities with Family Promise Green County, and more.

Quarterly Newsletter, August - October

Our August - October newsletter is now available. Of special note are our upcoming Beginner's Mind Sesshin (9/16 - 9/18) and weekend Sewing Workshop (10/21 - 10/23). We hope to see you soon!