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You are invited to a Weekend small retreat and workshop in Wellington on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th June.

VAST MIND: ZEN IN EVERYDAY LIFE

with Mary J. Jaksch. Sensei

"The sun shines on a solitary green peak.
The moon reflects in the cold creek water.
The sublime mystery of the ancestors
Is not found in the small mind."

Zhenxie Qingliao 1089-1151

Proposed retreat timetable:

SATURDAY:
8am: intro and entry into silence
8.30: Zazen, Dokusan, walking meditation.
11.30: chanting
12.00: lunch
1pm: Zazen/Dokusan
2.00 tea and lifting of silence
2.15: Workshop: THE LUSTROUS PEARL OF AWAKENING
4.00: Zazen/Dokusan
6.00: chanting 4 vows and finish.

SUNDAY:
7am: Zazen/Dokusan
9.30: Chanting
10.00 We will now travel by car to Thorndon for a workshop open to all.
11-1pm: Public Workshop "VAST MIND - ZEN IN EVERYDAY LIFE"

It is preferred we do the full retreat, however if this is impossible, attendance blocks of the
retreat could be:
Saturday 8am-2pm
Saturday 2pm-6pm
Sunday 7am-9.30

The details:

Costs:

$30 - $50 according to your ability to pay. This is to meet the costs of the retreat only.

Dana for Mary. No food is provided so please bring your lunch on the Saturday.

Accommodation:

We are happy to offer a few beds free, please ask.

Booking:

This is an intimate (approx 12 person) retreat so please get in quick and let us know.

Contacts:

Derek on 04 971 9130

or email Tim


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