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We shall not cease
     from exploration,
And the end of all
   our exploring,
Will be to arrive
   where we started,
And know the place
   for the first time.

                     -T.S. Eliot

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Monthly Events

 

Monthly Events

March  
Precept Ceremony
Nonin during Lay Initiation Ceremony
1 Dainin Katagiri's Memorial Day
1 World Peace Ceremony/Group Discussion
4 Precepts Ceremony (What is Ryaku Fusatsu?)
14 One-day Sesshin
   
April  
1 Precepts Ceremony (What is Ryaku Fusatsu?)
1-4 Lay Initiation Week
5 Lay Initiation
12 Buddha's Birthday
18-19 Two-day Sesshin
   
May  
3 Remembrance Ceremony
6 Precepts Ceremony (What is Ryaku Fusatsu?)
10 World Peace Ceremony/Group Discussion
21-26 NZC Closed
   
June  
3 Precepts Ceremony (What is Ryaku Fusatsu?)
7 World Peace Ceremony/Group Discussion
20-21 Two-Day Sesshin

One-day Sesshin

There will be a One-day Sesshin at NZC on March 14th. Fees are $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Lower rates are available for those with limited income. Call (402) 551-9035 or e-mail heartland@prairiewindzen.org to register.

Lay Initiation

Sangha members Annette Jordan and Janelle Arthur are sewing rakusus in preparation for a Precept Ceremony signifying Lay Initiation at the temple on Sunday April 5th at 10:00 am. All are invited to attend the ceremony. Ther e’ll be a pot-luck lunch afterwards, so please bring a dish to share.

Buddha's Birthday

We'll celebrate Buddha's Birthday with a special service on Sunday, April 12th at 10:00am. After service there will be a dharma talk followed by a pot-luck lunch with birthday cake and ice cream. Everyone is invited to attend.

Two-day Sesshin led Rev. Nonin Chowaney

There will be a Two-day Sesshin, led by Rev. Nonin Chowaney, at NZC on April 18th-19th. Fees are $40 per day for members and $50 for non-members. Lower rates are available for those with limited income. Call (402) 551-9035 or e-mail heartland@prairiewindzen.org to register.

Remembrance Ceremony

A special service dedicated to deceased sangha members, relatives, teachers and friends will be held on Sunday, May 3rd, before dharma talk. Either bring photographs of those you would like to remember or write their names on small cards to place on the Buddha hall altar (we'll have cards at the temple).

NZC Closed

Heartland Temple will be closed over Memorial Day Weekend from Thursday evening, the 21st, through Tuesday evening the 26th. The temple will re-open with morning sitting and service on Wednesday, May 27th.

Two-day Sesshin led Rev. Nonin Chowaney

There will be a Two-day Sesshin, led by Rev. Nonin Chowaney, at NZC on June 20th-21st. Fees are $40 per day for members and $50 for non-members. Lower rates are available for those with limited income. Call (402) 551-9035 or e-mail heartland@prairiewindzen.org to register.