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Upaya Zen Center: Metta Refuge Council
Tue, Mar 28 onetime 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Upaya Zen Center

A weekly council group for those who wish to explore and share their experiences with aging, sickness, and death. Contact Susan at arttherapy@aol.com for more information. Free, 10:30 am–12:45 pm, 505-982-9261, upaya.org. visit our website
Dharma Talk by Sensei Joshin Byrnes
Wed, Mar 29 onetime 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Location: Upaya Zen Center

This week's talk is presented by Upaya's Vice Abbot Sensei Joshin Byrnes. The evening begins with a 15-minute meditation. Please arrive by 5:25 p.m. A donation to the teacher is respectfully invited. visit our website
Stories From the Book of Serenity
Fri, Mar 31 onetime 5 PM - 9 PM


Location: Upaya Zen Center

Roshi Norman Fischer and Kathie Fischer lead this workshop to contemplate stories from the Zen classic, Book of Serenity, a collection of 100 Zen koans. Begins March 31 at 5 pm, continues all day April 1, ends April 2 at noon. $264 includes meals, 505-986-8518, upaya.org. visit our website
Upaya Zen Meditation Instruction
Sun, Apr 2 onetime 3 PM - 4 PM


Location: Upaya Zen Center

This is an opportunity for those new to Upaya and meditation to receive instruction on Zen meditation and etiquette. There is no fee, but registration is recommended. Please contact temple@upaya.org or 505-986-8518 ext. 121, if you plan to attend. visit our website
Upaya: The Gate of Sweet Nectar Liturgy
Sun, Apr 2 onetime 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM


Location: Upaya Zen Center

During this ceremony, we chant The Gate of Sweet Nectar Liturgy calling out to all those who are lost and left behind, those who hunger and thirst, including those parts of ourselves that we think of as insufficient and lacking. Join us for this ceremony where we offer them the bodhi mind of love, wisdom, and transformation. Please arrive by 5:25 pm. visit our website
Upaya Zen Center: Metta Refuge Council
Tue, Apr 4 onetime 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Upaya Zen Center

A weekly council group for those who wish to explore and share their experiences with aging, sickness, and death. Contact Susan at arttherapy@aol.com for more information. Free, 10:30 am–12:45 pm, 505-982-9261, upaya.org. visit our website
Zazenkai: A Daylong Meditation Retreat with Norman and Kathie Fischer
Sat, Apr 8 onetime 6 AM - 9 PM
Location: Upaya Zen Center

Develop greater mindfulness as you experience deep periods of silent contemplation. This retreat is an opportunity to become familiar with Upaya and Zen meditation with instruction offered. $50 includes meals, 6 am–9 pm, 505-986-8518, upaya.org. visit our website
Upaya Zen Center: Metta Refuge Council
Tue, Apr 11 onetime 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Upaya Zen Center

A weekly council group for those who wish to explore and share their experiences with aging, sickness, and death. Contact Susan at arttherapy@aol.com for more information. Free, 10:30 am–12:45 pm, 505-982-9261, upaya.org. visit our website
Upaya Zen Center: Metta Refuge Council
Tue, Apr 18 onetime 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Upaya Zen Center

A weekly council group for those who wish to explore and share their experiences with aging, sickness, and death. Contact Susan at arttherapy@aol.com for more information. Free, 10:30 am–12:45 pm, 505-982-9261, upaya.org. visit our website
Upaya Zen Center: Metta Refuge Council
Tue, Apr 25 onetime 10:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Upaya Zen Center

A weekly council group for those who wish to explore and share their experiences with aging, sickness, and death. Contact Susan at arttherapy@aol.com for more information. Free, 10:30 am–12:45 pm, 505-982-9261, upaya.org. visit our website

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