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Interested in learning & practicing mindfulness skills? Perhaps you'd like to join with others in walking, sitting and other forms of meditation? In finding a way to infuse mindfulness into your whole life?

We come to these practices for a variety of reasons including stress management, spiritual development and just plain enjoying life more. Most of us discover unanticipated benefits.

Beginners are particularly welcome.

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Mahayana Thiền (Zen) Meditation Service

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Four different teachers will rotate talks with a Dharma talk, meditation, sutra, and metta practices. 🙏

>>>> ZOOM ID/Link <<<<
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5093952030

All are welcome to be a part of our evening service. Experience not necessary. Those of any faith or lack thereof are welcome. All that is required is an open mind to learn how to promote wellness, happiness, love, and peace to oneself and all sentient beings. Typically a service will include the following:

  • Check in. (How you’re doing.)
  • Silent meditation, seated on cushion, chair, or one of the pews.
  • Dharma talk from either Thay Kozen or one of five other teachers. (Buddhist teaching on how to alleviate suffering and promote happiness and peace.)
  • Metta practice. (Loving kindness.)
  • Sutra recitation and discussion. (Sutras are the written Dharma teachings.)
  • Much love and laughter.
    🙏

Saturday Morning Meditation & Dharma Talk

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Four different teachers will rotate talks with a Dharma talk, meditation, sutra, and metta practices.

>>> ZOOM ID/Link <<<<
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5093952030

Once a month, Khenpo Karten Rinpoche will give a Dharma talk from the perspective of the Vajrayana (Tibetan) branch of Buddhism.

Once a month, Ven.Bhante Patthago will give a Dharma talk from the perspective of the Theravāda branch of Buddhism practiced in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

The remaining services follow the Mahayana tradition practiced in China, Mongolia, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Nepal, Malaysia, Taiwan and Bhutan.

All are welcome to be a part of our Saturday morning service. Experience not necessary. Those of any faith or lack thereof are welcome. All that is required is an open mind to learn how to promote wellness, happiness, love, and peace to oneself and all sentient beings. Typically a service will include the following:

  • Check in at 8:30. (How you’re doing.)
  • Silent meditation, seated on cushion, chair, or one of the pews.
  • Dharma talk from either Thay Kozen or one of five other teachers. (Buddhist teaching on how to alleviate suffering and promote happiness and peace.)
  • Metta practice. (Loving kindness.)
  • Sutra recitation and discussion. (Sutras are the written Dharma teachings.)
  • Much love and laughter.

## Schedule of Service Leaders

MARCH
5 Thay Z
12 Ven Miles
19 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
26 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago

APRIL
2 Thay Z
9 Ven Miles
16 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
23 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago
30 Thay Kozen

MAY
7 Thay Z
14 Ven Jeff
21 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
28 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago

JUNE
4 Thay Z
11 Ven Miles
18 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
25 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago

JULY
2 Thay Z
9 Ven Jeff
16 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
23 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago
30 Ven Jeff

AUGUST
6 Thay Z
13 Ven Miles
20 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
27 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago

SEPTEMBER
3 Thay Z
10 Ven Jeff
17 Vajrayana: Khenpo Karten Rinpoche
24 Theravāda: Ven.Bhante Patthago

See Bios of Leaders: https://mtadamsbuddhisttemple.org/teachers/

Mt Adams Buddhist Temple ZOOM Dharma talk, meditation, sutra, and metta.

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Four different teachers will rotate talks with a Dharma talk, meditation, sutra, and metta practices. 🙏

>>>> ZOOM ID/Link <<<<
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5093952030

All are welcome to be a part of our Saturday morning service. Experience not necessary. Those of any faith or lack thereof are welcome. All that is required is an open mind to learn how to promote wellness, happiness, love, and peace to oneself and all sentient beings. Typically a service will include the following:

-->Check in at 8:30. (How you're doing.)
-->Silent meditation, seated on cushion, chair, or one of the pews.
-->Dharma talk from either Thay Kozen or one of five other teachers. (Buddhist teaching on how to alleviate suffering and promote happiness and peace.)
-->Metta practice. (Loving kindness.)
-->Sutra recitation and discussion. (Sutras are the written Dharma teachings.)
-->Much love and laughter.

WHO IS WELCOME?
No experience needed. Open to those of all faiths of lack thereof.
First-timers especially welcome. The Mount Adams Thiền Buddhist Temple is small country temple with both Northern & Southern Chan (Thiền) traditions.

MISSION
Our mission is to work towards the cessation of suffering by providing Meditation and Dharma (the teachings) education and support for our community.

THAY KOZEN
The service is lead by Venerable Thich Minh Tinh (Thay Kozen). Thich Minh Tinh has been transmitted in the Vietnamese Rinzai Zen line of Thich Thien An and Thich An Giao.

In addition he has studied in Japan with Nanrei Kabori Roshi, then in the US with Soyu Mastsuoka Roshi, then in Japan with Doki Suda Roshi. Matsuoka Roshi later transmitted Kozen after a period of time as the Long Beach Zen Center’s administrative assistant.

It is under Matsuoka Roshi’s and Thich An Giao’s request that Kozen teaches and maintains a temple and teaches . Saito Roshi from Japan, has been a mentor and dear friend and teacher. Saito Roshi and Kozen were both student priests over 40 years ago in Southern Japan. They worked and studied together at a large temple.

CHANT BOOK
You can download the temple's chant book at https://mtadamszen.org/chant-book/

MASTER DOGEN’S REMINDER 
Let us be respectfully reminded:
Life and death are of supreme importance.
Time swiftly passes by
and with it our only chance.
Each of us must aspire to awaken.
Be aware: do not squander your life.
🙏

To get a sneak preview, feel free to visit our collection of videos recorded from Zoom: https://www.mtadamsbuddhisttemple.com/mount-adams-buddhist-temple-videos/

Columbia Gorge Recovery Dharma - Hood River (Online)

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Using Buddhist Practices and Principles to heal the suffering of addictions of all kinds: we are a supportive community for those seeking recovery from substance addictions (alcohol and drugs) and process addictions including gambling, technology, co-dependence, sex, self harm, food and other obsessive behaviors. The meeting includes meditation, discussion and sharing. Columbia Gorge Recovery Dharma is on Facebook.

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