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2017 Dharma Wisdom Lecture Series


WISDOM LECTURE SERIES 2017

Lecture Series,  $100 for the whole series: 

2017 Dharma Wisdom Talks in the Puget Sound: 

Present Day Reflections on Buddhism by eminent speakers.

This series was so successful in 2016 we are doing it again in 2017:

Held in Seattle at Nalanda West, Watermoon Dojo in Fremont,  and on Whidbey Island at Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery.

We invite you to attend a series of Dharma talks . Created by our teacher Shodo Harada Roshi, this series of  stimulating talks brings to the Seattle and Whidbey area various experienced and knowledgeable practitioners and teachers. These essential talks will be offered monthly as a springboard for contemplating these timeless topics of Buddhist practice. Each speaker is a teacher in their own right as long time students of Buddhism and  Harada Roshi.

Most lectures will be presented twice, once in Seattle and again on Whidbey Island.

In Seattle, talks will be Friday or Saturday nights, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, at Nalanda West, 3902 Woodland Park Ave N. Seattle, WA 98103 (Info hereOR at One Drop Seattle  ~ Water Moon Dōjō,  located on the western edge of Fremont neighborhood in Seattle at:  4231 6th Ave. NW., Seattle, WA, 98107. It is the dark green house across from Hale's Ales on Leary Way. Parking is available on the street, or across Leary Way by the Fred Meyers.

On Whidbey, talks will be Sundays from 1:00-3:00 pm, at Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery, 6499 Wahl Rd., Freeland, WA 98429

The dates are as follows:


MAY 8: 
 Harada Roshi (Tahoma only).

Whidbey Is. ; Tahoma Zen Monastery. 1-3 pm

Shodo Harada Roshi's bio is (here)


JUNE 16 & 18:  
Hozan Alan Senauke is a Soto Zen priest, folk musician, and writer who resides at the Berkeley Zen Center in Berkeley, California, where he currently serves as Vice Abbot.
June 16 Watermoon Dojo 7-8:30 pm
June 18 Whidbey Is.  Tahoma Zen Monastery.  1-3 pm

More information about Alan Senauke (here)

JULY 16
Michael Lerner is president and co-founder of Commonweal in Bolinas, California.
Whidbey Is. July 16.  1-3 pm  More info about Michael is (here)

AUGUST 19 Saturday  & 20 Sunday: (Note Not Friday)
Yuho Kirchner
Seattle Saturday August 19; Nalanda West. 7- 8:30
Whidbey Is. August 20; Tahoma Zen Monastery.  1-3 pm  More info about Yuho (here)

SEPTEMBER TBA:
Shodo Harada Roshi (Tahoma only)
Whidbey Is. ; Tahoma Zen Monastery. 1-3 pm

Shodo Harada Roshi's bio is (here)

OCTOBER 20 & 22,  Jan Chozan Bays.
Chozen Bays is a Zen Teacher in the White Plum tradition and a pediatric physician practicing in Oregon
Seattle  Oct 20 ; Nalanda West. 7-8:30 pm
Whidbey Is. Oct 22  1-3 pm, More info about Chozen Roshi (here)

NOVEMBER 10 & 12:
Sogen Hori
Seattle Nov TBA ;
Whidbey Is. Nov TBA; Tahoma Zen Monastery. 1-3 pm

Cost of entire lecture series is $100 USD.  Please pay on Paypal below or by check to ODZA, 6499 Wahl Rd, Clinton WA, 98249. Tickets paid ahead of time will be noted and your name will be on a pre-paid Series list at the door.
Individual events are available at the door for $20 per lecture in Seattle at Nalanda West and $10 at Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery.  Please bring cash or check.  Fee will go to cover the expenses of the Series.

More info: lectures@tahomazenmonastery.org


2016 Past Lecture Series:

Shodo Harada Roshi has created a new Lecture Series in the Seattle area featuring talks given by experienced and wise practitioners and teachers. These essential talks will be offered monthly as a springboard for contemplating timeless topics of Buddhist practice. The speaker are teachers, scholars, and long time students of contemplative studies, Buddhism, and Harada Roshi. This is an opportunity to engage your practice in a new way.

Talks will be given monthly May through November in Seattle at Nalanda West, 3902 Woodland Park Ave N. Seattle, WA 98103
and at Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery
6499 Wahl Rd, Freeland, WA 98249
At Harada Roshi's request, the series will be offered as a subscription for seven lectures.
All talks in Seattle will be 7:00-8:30 p.m. and on Whidbey at Tahoma Zen Monastery at 1:00-2:30 pm.

Fees and dates are here: http://www.tahomazenmonastery.org

The speakers of 2016: 

MAY: Hozan Alan Senauke is a Soto Zen priest, folk musician, and writer who resides at the Berkeley Zen Center (BZC) in Berkeley, California, where he currently serves as Vice Abbot.
May 27: Seattle, Nalanda West
May 29 Tahoma One Drop, Whidbey Island

JUNE: Jan Chozen Bays is a Zen Teacher in the White Plum tradition and a pediatric physician practicing in Oregon.
June 24; Seattle, Nalanda West
June 26: Tahoma One Drop, Whidbey Island.

JULY: Michael Lerner is president and co-founder of Commonweal in Bolinas, California.
July 24, Tahoma, Whidbey Island

AUGUST: Thomas Yuhō Kirchner was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He went to Japan in 1969 to attend Waseda University in Tokyo for a year, after which he remained in Japan to study Buddhism.
August 26; Nalanda West, Seattle
August 28; Tahoma Zen Monastery

SEPTEMBER, (Date TBA): Harada Roshi remains deeply inspired to continue teaching young people and spreading the Dharma. Harada Roshi will speak at Tahoma Zen Monastery on Whidbey Island

OCTOBER: Victor Sogen Hori is a Canadian-born scholar of Asian religion, culture, and Buddhist philosophy.  He was Associate Professor for the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University until his recent retirement. Seattle October 28; Nalanda West.
October 30; Tahoma Zen Monastery

NOVEMBER: Thomas Yuho Kirchner
November 25; Nalanda West.
November 27; Tahoma Zen Monastery.

The fee for subscribing to the lecture series is $100 for the year. It can be paid for with PayPal or credit card at: http://www.tahomazenmonastery.org/. The fees will be used to help defray the travel expenses of the lecturers. Individual lectures can be attended for $20.00 at the door in Seattle, $10 on Whidbey Island.

 Harada Roshi is offering this lecture series to inspire and invigorate our practice. Please help to pass this Lecture Series along by forwarding this email, inviting friends, word of mouth, posting on social media and whatever others ways inspire you to invite others. All are welcome to these pubic talks. Volunteers are needed to receive guests at the events, set up and take down chairs, and the escort the guest lecturers to and from airport.
Donations gratefully received and are tax deductible.
More info: http://www.tahomazenmonastery.org/
Our U.S. Mailing Address is: Tahoma One Drop Zen Monastery, 6499 Wahl Road, Freeland, WA 98249

Due to Roshi's busy schedule this year, we are currently not accepting any new questions at this time

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