Memorial Service for Shoken Michael Stone, Friday, July 21, at 7 pm

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We mourn the death of Shoken Michael Stone, an inspirational and much-loved teacher. On Friday evening, in acknowledgement of the profound influence he had on many of our lives, we will meditate for 30 minutes, walk mindfully for 10 minutes, and then perform a traditional Zen memorial service. At the beginning of the service, people are invited to make a brief statement about their relationship with Michael and his teaching. After the service ends, there will be an opportunity to offer incense at the altar in his honour.

Zazenkai: Sunday, June 18, 2017

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We are offering a Sunday of silence and stillness once a month, and the next opportunity to spend a quiet day in community is June 18, from 10 am to 4 pm.

We will meet a little before 10 am to start sitting at 10 am promptly, break at 12:40 pm for a silent lunch (please bring vegetarian food to share), and reconvene at 1:30 pm. We will offer a period of gentle stretching and yoga in the afternoon, led by one of our sangha.

Wear loose comfortable clothing.

Suggested donation £10, nobody turned away for lack of funds.