2011 Schedule

 

February, 2011

  • Monday, February 7, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain.
    Sebastopol, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 8, Dharma Talk at Healdsburg Sangha,
    Healdsburg Yoga Studio, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 10, Suffering & Delight Santa Cruz, 2 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 12, Suffering & Delight San Francisco, 10 - 1:30 p.m
  • Sunday, February 13, Buddha's Parinirvana Ceremony,
    Santa Cruz Zen Center, 5 - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 17, Dharma Talk at Crystal Springs Sangha,
    College Heights Church, San Mateo, Meditation at 7:30 p.m. followed by talk.
  • Friday, February 25, Darlene Cohen's funeral, Green Gulch Farm, 3 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, February 26 – 27, Shogaku Priest Ongoing Training (SPOT), Berkeley Institute for Buddhist Studies, 8 – 5 daily.
  • Sunday, February 27, Mind Only class with Kokyo Henkel, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.

March, 2011

  • Tuesday, March 1, Darlene Cohen’s 49th Day Memorial Service, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:25 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 2, Michael Wenger dharma talk, San Francisco Zen Center, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 6, Mind Only class with Kokyo Henkel, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 9, Mahapajapati Annual Memorial Service, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:25 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 10, Priest Meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 12, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 10 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 13, Lou Hartman’s funeral, San Francisco Zen Center, 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 19, Susan Rice dharma talk, Russian River Zendo, 10:35 a.m.
  • March 20, Mind Only class with Kokyo Henkel, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 21, Practice Committee meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 21, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol, noon – 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 22, Santa Cruz Zen Center Board of Trustees meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 23, Dharma talk: Water Returns to the Source, the Life and Teachings of Darlene Cohen, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:35 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 24, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Santa Cruz, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Friday, March 25, Kobun Chino Annual Memorial Service, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:25 a.m.
  • Friday, March 25, Dusty Realms Sangha meeting, San Francisco, 6 – 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 27, Leadership Work Group, Santa Cruz, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 27, Mind Only class with Kokyo Henkel, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.

April, 2011

  • Sunday, April 3, Mind Only class with Kokyo Henkel, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 4, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol, noon - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 5 – Thursday, April 7, Genzo-e Sesshin, One Bright Pearl, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 5 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily.
  • Friday, April 15 – Sunday, April 17, Shogaku Priest Ongoing Training (SPOT), Empty Nest Zendo, 1 p.m. Friday through 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • Monday, April 18, Practice Committee meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 21, Suffering & Delight meditation group for people in pain, Santa Cruz, 10 - 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 23, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

May, 2011

  • Saturday, May 7, Day Sit, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 16, Practice Committee meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 21, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 22, Dusty Realms Sangha, 12 – 3 p.m.
  • Monday, May 23, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol, noon – 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 24, Board of Trustees Meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 28, Santa Cruz Zen Center Board of Trustees Retreat, Santa Cruz area, 9 – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28, Suffering & Delight meditation group for people in pain, Santa Cruz, 1 - 3:30 p.m.

June, 2011

  • Thursday, June 2 – 5, Sesshin with Santa Cruz Zen Center Sangha at Jikoji, full days.
  • Saturday, June 11, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 10:30 – 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 12, Leadership Work Group, Santa Cruz, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Monday, June 13, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol, noon – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 18, Dharma talk at Russian River Zendo, 10:30 a.m., Zazen starts at 10 a.m.
  • Sunday, June 19, Day Sitting at Russian River Zendo, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 20, Practice Committee meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 22, Dharma talk at Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 p.m., Zazen starts at 5:45. "Practice and Living with Chronic Pain: What Do You Do When Nothing Will Do?
  • Thursday, June 23 – Sunday, June 26, Shogaku Priest Ongoing Training (SPOT), Empty Nest Zendo, 1 p.m. Thursday through 1 p.m. Sunday.

July, 2011

  • Saturday, July 9, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 1:30 - 2 pm.
  • Thursday, July 14, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Santa Cruz, 11 - 2 pm.
  • Monday, July 18, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol, 12 - 3 pm.
  • Monday, July 18, Practice Committee meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 26, Board of Trustees meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 30, At Hells Gate…Peach Blossoms, Plum Blossoms: Practicing with All Kinds of Pain, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 9:30 – 4 p.m.

August, 2011

  • Saturday, August 6, At Hells Gate…Peach Blossoms, Plum Blossoms: Practicing with All Kinds of Pain, Part 2, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 9:30 – noon.
  • Sunday, August 7, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, eS&D online,10 - 1 pm Pacific Time.
  • Saturday, August 13, At Hells Gate…Peach Blossoms, Plum Blossoms: Practicing with All Kinds of Pain, Part 3, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 9:30 – noon.
  • Monday, August 15, Practice Committee meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 21, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 10:30 - 2 pm.
  • Monday, August 22, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol, noon - 3 pm.

September, 2011

  • Saturday, August 17, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco,
    10 - 1:30 pm.(meeting this date one-half hour earlier than usual)
  • Monday, August 19, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol,
    noon - 3 pm.

October, 2011

  • Saturday, October 8, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain,
    San Francisco, 2 pm.
  • Saturday, October 22, S&D Mentors Group (members only), San Francisco, 2 - 5 pm.
  • Monday, October 24, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastopol,
    noon - 3 pm.

November, 2011

  • Saturday, November 12, Santa Cruz Zen Center All-Sangha Meeting, Santa Cruz Zen Center Zendo, 3 - 5 pm
  • Saturday, November 19, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Santa Cruz,
    1 - 4:30 pm (note time change).

December, 2011

  • Monday, December 5, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastabol,
    noon - 3 pm
  • Saturday, December 10, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, San Francisco, 10:30 - 2 pm.
  • Monday, December 19, Suffering & Delight Meditation Group for People in Pain, Sebastabol,
    noon - 3 pm