NOTE: The following Dharma talk was given by Rev. Charama on Sunday, October 15, 2017. We recite the Heart Sutra in every service, sometimes even daily – as Buddhists around the world have for millennia. So we can’t say we don’t know what the noble Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva says to Shariputra: form is emptiness, emptiness is … [Read more…]
Greetings! Our next public sitting will be Sunday, October 15th, at 5pm, Eastern. We look forward to seeing you there! – Charama
NOTE: The following Dharma talk was given by Rev. Charama on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Given some of the Facebook posts I’ve read lately, it appears people could benefit from a study of epistemology, the theory of knowledge: “how do we know what we know?” A lot of things can keep a person from seeing … [Read more…]
It’s been an eventful summer! Lots of vacations. Lots of medical issues. Lots of violence and controversy in America. Lots of hustle and bustle in everyone’s life. But the Fall brings with it a need to return to the sangha and to sit with friends both near and far. So, Only Love Zen Sangha will … [Read more…]
We will suspend sittings and teachings at The Only Love Zen Sangha during the month of August, starting today (July 17th). We traditionally step back from the sangha every August. But this year has been especially tiring for many, many reasons. So this year’s break is sorely needed. We will resume again in September.
Service starts at 5pm, Eastern. E-mail for invitation to join us via Zoom.
Service at 5pm, Eastern. E-mail for invite via Zoom.
Service starts at 5pm, Eastern. E-mail for invitation via Zoom.
We will sit again on Sunday, May 21, at 5pm. Please note: Summer hours are in effect now, which change our time from 10am to 5pm. Looking forward to seeing you!
Last October, we moved the time of our sittings from 5pm to 10am because of Winter. (Michigan winters are a challenge and didn’t want anyone driving in the dark in the winter.) During Spring and Summer people take vacations, spend time with families, go to church, other Zen centers. Plus, from time to time, we … [Read more…]