The following is a 16 minute video of comments by the highly respected Vietnamese Zen Teacher, the Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh, on the subject of birth and death, a most critical subject for spiritual practitioners. Most of the video is in English.
Announcements: Our next Zazenkai (One Day Retreats) are scheduled for Saturday, October 21, November 18, and December 16, 2017.
Added to the Teachings Section on 09/02/17 are a 3/18/10 Kannon Day talk and a 11/06/97 Sesshin teisho by Tangen Harada Roshi, Belenda Yamakawa translating, and a 01/87 Teisho given by Maurine Stuart Roshi.
The Compassionate Way Sangha will host New Year's Eve meditation and celebrations for all Dharma practitioners in the area at the Boston Theosophical society located at 21 Maple St. in Arlington on Sunday, December 31. The first part of the evening will be from 7:30 -9:30 pm and will include three twenty five minute sitting meditation periods alternating with five minute walking meditation periods and ending with services to welcome the new year, followed by matcha tea and pot luck refreshments. For those who would like to continue meditation we will resume it at 10:20 pm with another special service at midnight. If you would like more information or would like to participate please call us at 617-460-6156. Please join us in greeting the new year with spiritual practice!