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Zen Meditation Retreat at Jun Dung Sa Temple

Jun Dung Sa Temple: This Saturday 12/3, instead of our weekly Zen meditation session, we have a half day retreat. Registration in advance is required in order to prepare dinner portions.

It will be 4 sessions of 30min sitting and 15min walking meditation and a dharma talk followed by a vegetarian light dinner & chat.

Please RSVP for the half-day retreat so that we can prepare for the food and seating arrangement.

The retreat is free of charge. Donation (Dana) is voluntary.

HOLIDAY BREAKS - Please note December 17 is only regular sitting in December.

November 26 (Thanksgiving weekend): NO SITTING

December 10 (Personal matter): NO SITTING

December 24 (Christmas eve): NO SITTING

December 31 (New Year eve): NO SITTING.

JunDungSa is part of the Jogye/Chogye order of Korean Zen Buddhism. All events are free. Donations are welcome.

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  • Connie

    Informative retreat. Very nice and friendly group.

    5 days ago

    • Emory Buddhist C.

      Jun Dung Sa Zen meditation in English is every Satuday (in December only on the 17th, the other weeks cancelled for winter break) at 5pm. Hope you can practice and learn more each week!

      5 days ago

  • Carrie C.

    Very nice I feel better then when I came in..

    5 days ago

  • Laura C.

    It will be my first time in the temple, too.
    I've done meditation and yoga, and taichi before , and I'm very excited about attending.
    I'll stay for the whole retreat.

    November 30

    • Emory Buddhist C.

      Look forward to seeing you! :) That's wonderful you have some background. Buddhist meditation is a part of the path towards liberation -- to see reality clearly, with the spirit of compassion and equanimity. Delving deeper into this wisdom aspect can sometimes seem unsettling to newcomers -- while de-stressing, relaxing, focusing, and mindfulness are useful, they are not the primary goal of Zen practice. But don't worry, hopefully everyone has a great time.

      December 1

  • Monroe

    It only last 4 and a half hours right?

    November 30

    • Emory Buddhist C.

      Hello, yes please arrive early, it will start at 1pm and go to 5:30pm, a light vegetarian supper will be provided afterwards for those who want to stay and hang out.

      December 1

  • Chip G.

    Excited for this retreat! Just to clarify: we meet at the address listed above on Saturday at 1 pm?

    November 29

    • Emory Buddhist C.

      Hello Chip! Yes, Jun Dung Sa Temple is at 900 Beaver Ruin Rd, Lilburn, GA (south of I-85 and north of Lawrenceville Highway). If it's your first time to this center, please arrive about 20 minutes early for introductions. We have plenty of cushions and mats, so no need to bring anything unless you need something specific. Will you stay the whole session and enjoy a light dinner together afterwards? If it's your first time meditating, it may be a little long, but you're welcome to try!

      November 29

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