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Schedule for 2015

12 January, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

23-24-25 January. Sesshin – Friday 20:00 to Sunday 14:00. The focus theme of the Sesshin will be Oryoki.

26 January, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

9 February, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

16 February. Zazen with Nehan-e celebrating Shakyamuni Buddha entering Nirvana.

23 February, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

27-28 February – 1 March. Sesshin – Friday 20:00 to Sunday 14:00. Teisho by Rev. Shinnyo Roshi on: “The Three Pure Precepts”.

9 March, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

11 March. Hōyō Ceremony and Zazen – 06:30 to 08:00 - to commemorate the victims of the great earthquake that struck Eastern Japan in 2011.

23 March, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

27-28 March. Sesshin starting Friday 20:00. On Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00, public seminar on “Dharanis, Mantric Scriptures in the Zen Sōtō Tradition” by Rev. Aigo Seiga Castro, Zen Master and founder of the religious community “Buddhadharma Zen Sōtō” in Spain and lecturer on Buddhism at the University of Valencia.

13 April, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

25 April. Sixth Anniversary of Shinnyoji’s permanent home. The Temple will be open to the public from 09:00 to 18:00.

27 April, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

11 May, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

25 May, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

30 May. Zazenkai – from 09:00 to 18:00. Teisho by Rev. Shinnyo Roshi on “The Ten Essential Precepts”.

8 June, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

15 June, 18:00-19:30. Zen Calligraphy Course. Lesson by Master Calligrapher Nicola Huoyun Piccioli of the FeiMo Contemporary Calligraphy School.

26-27-28 June. Sesshin – Friday 20:00 to Sunday 14:00. Teisho by Rev. Shinnyo Roshi on “The First Essential Precept”.

24-25-26 July. Sesshin – Friday 20:00 to Sunday 14:00. Teisho by Rev. Shinnyo Roshi on “The Second Essential Precept”.

11-12-13 September. Sesshin – Friday 20:00 to Sunday 14:00. Teisho by Rev. Shinnyo Roshi on “The Third Essential Precept”.

3 October. Zazenkai – from 09:00 to 18:00. Tesiho by Rev. Shinnyo Roshi on “The Fourth Essential Precept”.

20-21-22 November. Sesshin – Friday 20:00 to Sunday 14:00. Preparations for the Rohatsu Vigil.

7-8 December. Rohatsu Vigil to celebrate Buddha Shakyamuni’s enlightenment.

Schedule year 2013
Intensive retreats of practice

Sunday, January 27 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

22-23-24 February - Sesshin Friday 8:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m on Sunday

Sunday, March 10 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Thursday, April 25
Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m
to follow
from 2:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.
opening day of the Temple
on the occasion of the 4th anniversary of Shinnyo-ji's Permanent seat
entry is open to all who wish to visit the Temple

Saturday, May 11 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Schedule

Friday, May 24 - Zazen from 8:00 p.m., to follow the
conference by Prof. Aldo Tollini Ca' Foscari University (Venice):
"The language of Dōgen to express the Absolute"

28-29-30 June - Sesshin Friday 8:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m on Sunday

Sunday, July 28 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

13-14-14 September - Sesshin Friday 8:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m on Sunday

Sunday, October 13 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

15-16-17 November - Sesshin Friday 8:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m on Sunday

7 - 8 December - Rohatsu Vigil In celebration of the Enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha. Saturday 8:00 p.m to 8:00 a.m. on Sunday.

Schedule year 2012
Intensive retreats of practice


Training to Daijoji - August 2012

Sunday, January 15 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Sunday, February 12 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Sunday, March 11 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Sunday, April 15 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Wednesday, April 25 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m opening day of the Temple at the Third Anniversary of Shinnyo-ji's Permanent seat.

Sunday, May 13 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Sunday, June 10 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Sunday, July 15 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

Sunday, September 9 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. During the Retreat Master Roshi Shinnyo give the Taking of Refuge in the Three Treasures, officiating at the ceremony of the Sanbō kie

Sunday, October 14 - Zazenkai 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m

9-11 November - Sesshin Friday 8:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m on Sunday

7 - 8 December Rohatsu Vigil in celebration of the Enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Shinnyo Roshi will give a Teisho Dharma Teaching on the Way Bodhisattva every sunday of practice.

Schedule year 2011
Intensive retreats of practice

Following days – Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m:

January 16, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 17,September 25, October 09, November 6.

7–8 December Rohatsu Vigil in celebration of the Enlightenment of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Shinnyo Roshi will give a Teisho – Dharma Teaching – on the Way Bodhisattva every sunday of practice.

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