Closing Ceremony
Aug
3
9:00 PM21:00

Closing Ceremony

You are cordially invited

to participate in the official closing ceremony
of our dharma center

Thursday, August 3

immediately following Lama Tsering's
felicitous teaching on Impermanence

The ceremony will be lead by Soto Zen Priest Mark Nelson

There will be a brief orientation

A ceremony involving a group chant of the Heart Sutra

and 

A dedication of merit 

 

This will be the final event held at Wisdom's Heart dharma center. 

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Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation
Jul
30
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Copy of Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jul
27
6:30 PM18:30

Copy of Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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Early Morning Meditation
Jul
25
6:30 AM06:30

Early Morning Meditation

6:30 to 7:00 seated meditation

7:00 to 7:10 walking meditation

7:10 to 7:40 seated meditation

7:40 to 7:50 walking meditation

7:50 to 8:20 seated meditation

8:20 to 8:30 chant the Heart Sutra, dedicate the merit of our practice, and pray for those experiencing sickness or ill health.

All are welcome to come and go as personal needs require.

Contact sweepingheartzen@gmail.com or call 413-207-1175 for more information.

The suggested donation is $15, yet, whatever you can offer, including simply joining in, is welcome and deeply appreciated.

Very best wishes,

Rev. Daishin Mark Nelson

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Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation
Jul
23
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jul
20
6:30 PM18:30

Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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Early Morning Meditation
Jul
18
6:30 AM06:30

Early Morning Meditation

6:30 to 7:00 seated meditation

7:00 to 7:10 walking meditation

7:10 to 7:40 seated meditation

7:40 to 7:50 walking meditation

7:50 to 8:20 seated meditation

8:20 to 8:30 chant the Heart Sutra, dedicate the merit of our practice, and pray for those experiencing sickness or ill health.

All are welcome to come and go as personal needs require.

Contact sweepingheartzen@gmail.com or call 413-207-1175 for more information.

The suggested donation is $15, yet, whatever you can offer, including simply joining in, is welcome and deeply appreciated.

Very best wishes,

Rev. Daishin Mark Nelson

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Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation
Jul
16
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jul
13
6:30 PM18:30

Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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Early Morning Meditation
Jul
11
6:30 AM06:30

Early Morning Meditation

6:30 to 7:00 seated meditation

7:00 to 7:10 walking meditation

7:10 to 7:40 seated meditation

7:40 to 7:50 walking meditation

7:50 to 8:20 seated meditation

8:20 to 8:30 chant the Heart Sutra, dedicate the merit of our practice, and pray for those experiencing sickness or ill health.

All are welcome to come and go as personal needs require.

Contact sweepingheartzen@gmail.com or call 413-207-1175 for more information.

The suggested donation is $15, yet, whatever you can offer, including simply joining in, is welcome and deeply appreciated.

Very best wishes,

Rev. Daishin Mark Nelson

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Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation
Jul
9
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jul
6
6:30 PM18:30

Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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]Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation
Jul
2
8:30 AM08:30

]Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jun
29
6:30 PM18:30

Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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Early Morning Meditation
Jun
27
6:30 AM06:30

Early Morning Meditation

6:30 to 7:00 seated meditation

7:00 to 7:10 walking meditation

7:10 to 7:40 seated meditation

7:40 to 7:50 walking meditation

7:50 to 8:20 seated meditation

8:20 to 8:30 chant the Heart Sutra, dedicate the merit of our practice, and pray for those experiencing sickness or ill health.

All are welcome to come and go as personal needs require.

Contact sweepingheartzen@gmail.com or call 413-207-1175 for more information.

The suggested donation is $15, yet, whatever you can offer, including simply joining in, is welcome and deeply appreciated.

Very best wishes,

Rev. Daishin Mark Nelson

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Jun
25
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jun
22
6:30 PM18:30

Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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Jun
18
8:30 AM08:30

Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation

Soto Zen Priest, Mark Nelson, leads this offering.

Meditate with friends on the path.  Are you starting to explore meditation and what the Buddhist path has to offer?  Or, are you a seasoned practitioner?  Either way, Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation is for you.  During this time we will focus on two things.  We will practice seated meditation together for two periods.  Between these meditation periods, we will deepen our understanding of meditation and our skillfulness in meditation by sharing our experiences, raising relevant questions, and engaging one another in conversation about the challenges and joys of this demanding and enriching discipline.

8:30 - 8:50 AM: Basic Instruction for Beginners (all levels are welcome)

9:00 - 9:20 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Facilitated Group Discussion About Meditation Practice

9:40 - 10:10 AM: Silent Seated Meditation

Everyone is welcome to come and go as needed. Of course, please be mindful of others if/and when you do.

$15 donation is appreciated.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Sweeping Heart Zen Meditation

You are already enough.

Yet, it takes sincere practice to realize this.

Join the Reverend Daishin Mark Nelson Thursday evenings from 6:30-8PM.  The time will include two periods of seated meditation, walking meditation, a brief Dharma talk and Q & A.

If you are new to meditation, please arrive at 6PM for basic instruction. 

$15 suggested donation.

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Jun
13
6:30 AM06:30

Early Morning Meditation

6:30 to 7:00 seated meditation

7:00 to 7:10 walking meditation

7:10 to 7:40 seated meditation

7:40 to 7:50 walking meditation

7:50 to 8:20 seated meditation

8:20 to 8:30 chant the Heart Sutra, dedicate the merit of our practice, and pray for those experiencing sickness or ill health.

All are welcome to come and go as personal needs require.

Contact sweepingheartzen@gmail.com or call 413-207-1175 for more information.

The suggested donation is $15, yet, whatever you can offer, including simply joining in, is welcome and deeply appreciated.

Very best wishes,

Rev. Daishin Mark Nelson

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