April 2019 Newsletter

Early spring has arrived at Great Plains Zen Center!

March 2019 Newsletter

Buddha's Birthday Celebration

February 2019 Newsletter

What is the Significance of the Pine Stitch?
–  from a talk by Myoyu Roshi in the Aspects of Zen Practice class.

January 2019 Newsletter

Dear members and friends of the Great Plains Zen Center community,

December 2018 Newsletter

WInter serenity is settling over the Zen Center as the month of December begins.  We are grateful for all who come through our doors and share this precious opportunity to practice together.

November 2018 Newsletter

Schedule change at Great Plains Zen Center, Monroe Wisconsin:   After many years of Friday morning and evening and Saturday morning sitting and service, Great Plains Zen Center is changing to the following schedule in an attempt to better serve the community:

October 2018 Newsletter

As the weather grows cooler and the prairie and gardens prepare for winter, we enter our fall season of retreats, workshops and classes here are Great Plains Zen Center.  Retreats offered this fall range from a weekend to five days in length and part time participation and sliding scale fees are always available.  We have a

September 2018 Newsletter

Great Plains Zen Center's Wisdom Heart Prairie is ablaze with color this month -- especially the yellows of goldenrods, grey-headed coneflower, rosinweed, prairie dock, and false sunflower. Many thanks to all those who have helped with controlling aggressive species, burns, and planting. More native species are appearing with each year and the prairie is home to many birds, animals and insects as well.

August 2018 Newsletter

Great Plains Zen Center is changing the frequency and format of our newsletters.  Each month, those on our community email list will receive a monthly newsletter (like this one) and periodic updates, special announcements and reminders (3-4 times per month).  We hope this will give you more timely notification about events and

Quarterly Newsletter, May - July

Sangha Newsletter for May through July 2018

In this issue:

  • Maezumi Roshi Memorial Zazenkai, May 11-13
  • Ekyo Maezumi Zen Painting Classes, May 19
  • Three-Day Sesshin, June 7-10
  • "Everyday Life is the Way" Seven-Day Sesshin, July 8-15

Our next retreat is the Maezumi Roshi Memorial Zazenkai, which runs May 11-13. Please register as soon as possible.