Great Wave to Hold Ancestral Way Zazenkai

Series of bronze statues of buddha ancestors with hands in gassho mudra.
“Now, actualizing the buddha ancestors means to bring them forth and look at them respectfully. It is not limited to the buddhas of past, present, and future, but it is going beyond buddhas who are going beyond themselves.” —Dogen Zenji (trans. Lew Richmond and Kazuaki Tanahashi)

Our practice is one by which each of us endeavors to personally verify, manifest, and actualize the teaching of our Dharma ancestors. To help us realize the unity of this life and the lives of our lineage of teachers, Great Wave will host the Ancestral Way Extended Zazenkai from 4:30 PM, Friday, June 24 to 12:00 PM, Sunday, June 26. Practitioners of all levels of experience are encouraged to attend this weekend retreat near Hamlin Lake. It will be rich with opportunities for meditation, scripture recitation, a teisho, and dokusan with Gendo Roshi. Vegetarian meals are included.

To participate, please complete our Event Registration Form by no later than June 20. Your timely registration and payment allow us to plan a menu and make other arrangements.

We look forward to practicing with you!

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