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Kobun Memorial Weekend


  • Jikoji Zen Center 12100 Skyline Boulevard Los Gatos, CA, 95033 United States (map)

Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi founded and helped establish four Zen Centers, including Jikoji, between 1968 and his death in 2002. We will honor Kobun’s memory beginning at 9 am Saturday with a morning of contemplative sitting. On Saturday afternoon we will read Kobun's words from Embracing Mind, as we remember listening to his slow-spoken, meditative voice and each of us makes his words our own. On Sunday, after our usual Sunday program and a brief introduction, we will form a procession to the memorial site and offer incense while chanting the Daihi Shin Dharani. Buffet lunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday. Jikoji will be open Sunday afternoon for sitting in the zendo and enjoying the nearby trails.

Rooms are available.  

Saturday                                            
9:00 AM     Zazen                          
9:40 AM     Kinhin                         
9:50 AM     Zazen                          
10:20 AM    Kinhin                         
10:30 AM    Zazen                          
11:00 AM     Outdoor Kinhin                                   
11:30 AM     Zazen                          
12:00 PM    Lunch                          
12:40 PM     Break and Clean up                           
1:30 PM       Zazen                          
2:00 PM      Kobun"s teachings - Tea                                
3:30 PM      Refresh tea                            
5:00 PM      Zazen                          
5:30 PM      Kinhin                         
5:40 PM      Dinner                        
7:30 PM      Walk to the Ridge - Sunset                            
                                               
Sunday                                              
8:00 AM      Breakfast
10:00 AM     Zazen                          
10:40 AM     Kinhin                         
10:50 AM     Zazen                          
11:30 AM      Service                                   
11:40 AM      Dharma Talk and Memorial Procession                                
12:30 PM      Lunch                          

 

 

Earlier Event: June 17
June Work Practice Day
Later Event: October 9
Denko-e Sesshin