No Abode Community Dharma

Updated: August 31, 2021
Lotus Sutra Study

Lotus Sutra Study
Group
PST

Description: A facilitated discussion of the Lotus Sutra, focused on practice in daily life. The evening begins with a short period of meditation and a check-in. Contact the facilitator for more information and the zoom link. This is an on-going group open to new members.

Facilitator: Pam Walton      Day and Time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 7 – 8:30 p.m. PST

Lotus Sutra Study
Group
PST

Description: We read the Sutra aloud to each other. This is an on-going group. Participants are requested to participate on an on-going basis. Contact the facilitator for more information.

Text: Lotus Sutra, translation by Gene Reeves

Facilitator: Grace Dammann      Day and Time: TBA PST

Lotus Sutra Study
Group
PST/EST

Description: Ongoing Lotus Sutra group for reading/reciting the Lotus Sutra. Regular participation is requested. This group will complete reading the Lotus Sutra in August and begin again from the beginning in Sept 2021. Participants should each have their own copy of the text as we will take turns reading aloud to each other. Dates TBD depending on interest and on the No Abode teaching schedule. Contact the facilitator for details and zoom link.

Text: (for Sept) Scripture of the Lotus Blossom of the Wondrous Dharma (The Lotus Sutra), translated by Leon Hurvitz.

Facilitator: Karen Mueller

Day/Time: TBD twice a month, possibly on Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PST

Lotus Sutra Study
Group
PST

Description: Lotus Sutra Study group, beginning February 16. The group will focus on reading the sutra aloud together, with time for quiet sitting and reflection about what we’ve read. Contact the facilitator for more information.

Text: The Threefold Lotus Sutra: A Modern Translation for Contemporary Readers, translated by Michio Shinozaki, Brook Ziporyn, and David Earhart

Facilitator: Linda Budowski and Karen Umezawa Day and time: alternate Tuesdays, 8 – 9 a.m. PST

Lotus Sutra Study
Group
CET
Description: European group for reading, recitation and studying of the Lotus Sutra together. The group begins and ends with ten minutes of silent meditation. Regular participation is requested. Now open to new members, contact the facilitator.

Text: The Lotus Sutra: A Contemporary Translation of a Buddhist Classic by Gene Reeves, 2008

Facilitator: Liselotte Aldén       Date/Time: Tuesday evenings at 19.30 – 21.00 CET

Lotus Sutra Study
Group
PST

Description: An evening of sutra copying with others, offered in silence, beginning and ending with a bell. Contact the facilitator for more information. The evening offers two sessions, one beginning at 7 p.m., and one at 8 p.m.

Facilitator: Amanda Kairys     Day and Time: Weekly on Fridays , 7 – 9 p.m. &nbsp  PST

Entering the Mind of Buddha Study

Description: A facilitated discusssion of Entering the Mind if Buddha: Zen and the Six Heroic Practice of Bodhisattvas focused on practice in daily life. The group begins and ends with a period of silent meditation followed by reading the book aloud to each other with frequent pauses for discussion. Participants should have their own copy of the book. Regular ongoing participation is desirable. This is a small group that began in April 2021 and is open to new members. Contact facilitator for info and zoom link.

Day and Time: 2nd and 4th Weds of each month from 7- 8:30 p.m. PST

Contact: Pam Walton and Pam Walton or Karen Mueller