Half-Day Retreat & Basic Dharma

When:
September 10, 2017 @ 08:30 AM – 03:00 PM
2017-09-10T08:30:00-05:00
2017-09-10T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
DDMBA Chicago Chapter
1234 N. River Road
Mount Prospect IL 60056
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Mr. Shiou Loh
Learn the basic concepts and method of Huatou method, which is described as a “diamond sword” that can cut through all of our attachments to allow our true wisdom to arise!

Guided by: Venerable Chang Zhai , Dharma Drum Mountain Chan Meditation Center, NY

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“The noble eightfold path

is a gradual process of ceasing our vexations and suffering, including the root vexation of ignorance.”
~Setting in Motion the Dharma Wheel
~ by Master Sheng Yen

Join us with a Sunday immersed in the teaching of Buddha.
Under the guidance of Venerable Chang Zhai, we start the day with a half-day sitting meditation during which you will learn or relearn the art of settling our mind.
In the afternoon, leveraging a settled mind, we will learn the Noble Eightfold Path through the prism of contemporary life-style.

Registration is required , please contact Mr. Shiou Loh by phone (847.875.9047), or by email (shiouloh@gmail.com).

 

Venerable Chang Zhai ChangZhaiFaShi_sm

Venerable Chang-Zhai entered the Dharma Drum Sangha University (DDSU) in 2008, mainly studying under the Chan Practice program. In 2010, Venerable received full ordination. In 2012, after completing a 4-year monastic education at DDSU in Taiwan, she returned to the U.S. and has served as a member of the Chan Meditation Center in New York until now. Venerable speaks both Mandarin and English.

WHEN: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017   |   8:30AM – 3:00PM
08:30AM – Noon: Half-Day Sitting Meditation Retreat:
Noon – 1:00PM: Vegetarian Lunch
1:00PM – 3:00PM Dharma Delivery in English:
Noble Eightfold Path — A Modern Day Perspective
PLACE: DDMBA-Chicago MAP
1234 N. River Rd, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
COST: Free, includes vegetarian lunch.
Donation Welcome
REGISTER: Mr. Shiou Loh  |   847.875.9047  |   shiouloh@gmail.com
NOTE: Shoes are not allowed within the meditation center. For your comfort, we recommend clean socks and loose clothing in layers.

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