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Jisso-Ji Zen Ann Arbor offers group meditation practice in the Soto Zen Buddhist tradition of Shunryu Suzuki, author of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. We meet in The Lotus Center, 2711 Carpenter Road in Ann Arbor. Practice is led by Taikodo Marta Dabis whose practice originated in the San Francisco Zen Center and is an ordained priest in the Udumbara National Sangha. Everyone is welcome, no prior experience necessary. Please come 20 minutes early to orientation & introduction to Zazen -- Zen meditation. Fellowship over a meal together, afterward, off-site is optional.

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Come sit Zazen with us - on a chair or a cushion - instructions offered. Free.

Zazen --Zen meditation-- between 11 am and noon, followed by fellowship over lunch, at King Shing. Please arrive early. Orientation & Introduction to Zazen and Zendo forms available upon request prior to the sitting. Donations are appreciated. Everybody is welcome. Our JissoJi study groups are also open to all.

Sit. Stop. Write. -- Zen and Poetry with Dmitry Berenson

Like a plant that grows out of bare ground, to express ourselves in poetry we start from an empty place. We'll do a little meditation and reading from Zen and other sources to help us touch that place and then spring out to write our own poetry. Find your seat; find your voice. The event is free but donations are appreciated. Everybody is welcome. An informal lunch together with JissoJi Zen practitioners is open to participants as well. Please bring paper and something to write with.

Come sit Zazen with us - on a chair or a cushion - instructions offered. Free.

Zazen --Zen meditation-- between 11:am and noon, followed by fellowship over lunch, off site. Please arrive early. Orientation & Introduction to Zazen and Zendo forms available upon request prior to the sitting. Donations are appreciated. Everybody is welcome. Our JissoJi study groups are also open to all.

Come sit Zazen with us - on a chair or a cushion - instructions offered. Free.

Zazen --Zen meditation-- between 11:am and noon, followed by fellowship over lunch, off site. Please arrive early. Orientation & Introduction to Zazen and Zendo forms available upon request prior to the sitting. Donations are appreciated. Everybody is welcome. Our JissoJi study groups are also open to all.

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