‘Essence of Zen’ Book Study Group Resumes April 12 – May 10

The continuing study of the book, ‘The Essence of Zen, The Teachings of Sekkei Harada’ (translated by our resident priest, Rev. Daigaku Rumme´) resumes on Thursday, April 12 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm.  The study will take place each Thursday evening through May 10.  This session will begin with p. 117, ‘What Is Consciousness.’  More details will be forthcoming.  If you would like to join the study but need a copy of the book, please contact us at 314-669-4465 or via email at confluencezen@gmail.com.

CZC Spring Picnic

Please join us for a Spring Picnic on Saturday, April 28 at Deer Creek Park from 11:00am – 4:00pm.  It will be a potluck picnic.  More details to be announced soon.

IMPORTANT: Changes for One-Day Sittings in April and May

Please note that in April the One-Day Sitting will take place on the second Sunday of the month, April 8, starting at 8:00am and continuing until 4:30pm.  Feel free to join us for all or any portion of this sitting. If you wish to reserve a place at the Oryoki meal, please call 314-669-4465.  For details please click here.

Zazen on April 1 will begin at 9:00am and follow the schedule for the Fourth Sunday (details can be found here).

The One-Day Sitting for May has been moved to Saturday, May 5, from 8:00am – 4:30pm.  As for all One-Day Sittings, please feel free to join us for all or any portion of the schedule.  If you plan to stay for the Oryoki meal, please call 314-669-4465 for a reservation. Zazen on Sunday, May 6 will follow the schedule for the Fourth Sunday of the Month in the rotation, beginning at 9:00am. Please see our Practice Opportunities page for the complete schedule.