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Everyday Zen Dialog - Ungraspable Meaning of Life

Everyday Zen

Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

Berkeley, CA

Everyday Zen Dialog - Ungraspable Meaning of Life

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Everyday Zen Dialog

UNGRASPABLE MEANING OF LIFE

 

Going about our daily lives, we may feel caught up in a whir of activities, doing more, collecting material things, or trying to achieve ideals of success.  Yet so much effort doesn’t seem to bring us closer to a sense of peace or satisfaction.


In coming together, we will examine the cultural and personal pressures behind all this reaching for more, which often adds to our restlessness and deepens feelings of separation.  We will explore new ways to just be in our lives.  Moment by moment, can we begin to taste a nectar that nourishes us with ungraspable meaning?


This day-long session will be led by experienced teachers in the Zen tradition, skilled in helping individuals and groups explore inmost concerns.  Activities will include meditation, guided writing exercises, and open-hearted discussion. 


What to bring:  Please remember to bring a bag lunch and cash or check for traditional Dana (donation) for the teachers.  There are chairs, zafus, and zabutons on-site.  Wear comfortable clothes.  This day will include meditation, discussion, and creative writing. Bring something to write on and with

Scholarships:  No one will be turned away for lack of funds. If you wish to attend and would like full or part scholarship, do not use Event Brite  -- Instead, please register directly everydayzendialogs@everydayzen.org or call Allison Warren at (925) 322-3140

CEU Credit for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists:  Five hours of CEU credit is available for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists; the cost is an additional $25.00 payable at the door.  

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Empty Gate Zen Center
2200 Parker St
Berkeley, CA 94704

Sunday, September 29, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)


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Everyday Zen

Everyday Zen Dialogs is a series of programs creating conversations about practicing in the world.
We invite you to 
visit our website for more information about future programs.
We welcome people of all nationalities, classes, genders, sexual orientations, ages,
physical abilities, and newcomers to Buddhist practice.

The Everyday Zen Foundation is dedicated to sharing the Zen attitude, spirit and
practice with the world - to listening to the world, to changing it, and being changed by it.
It is guided by the teachings of Zoketsu Fischer. (
www.everydayzen.org).

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