EVENTS FOR 2017

please visit the Retreats page for information on one-day sittings and weekend retreats

2017 PRACTICE PERIOD

JOIN US FOR A MONTH LONG COMMITMENT TO DEEPENING OUR MEDITATION PRACTICE. CULTIVATE YOUR OWN SPIRIT  June 10- July 10 with guest teacher, Marcia Lieberman.  The practice period is offered freely. Dana opportunities for Marcia are provided. (There are fees for the retreat.) You can register for practice period using this form: Bozeman Dharma Center 2017 Summer Practice Period and send to Karen or drop off at Dharma Center.

Practice Opportunities for Practice Period:

  • Weekend Retreat with Tempel Smith June 9 – 11
  • Monday Nights:
    • June 12. – Intro to PP
    • June 19 – Marcia Lieberman Way Seeking Mind Talk
    • June 26 – Marcia Lieberman Dharma Talk
    • July 3 – Marcia Lieberman Dharma Talk
    • July 10 – Marcia & Karen Dharma Talk & Closing of PP Ceremony
  • Wednesday Nights:
    • June 14 – Opening of PP
    • June 21 – Solstice Night  
    • June 28 – Working with forms in and out of zendo/home altars & practices
    • July 5 – Serving/Host & Guest
  • Sunday Mornings 8:00 – 10:00
    • June 18 – Blooms: taking care of the land, the temple and the home
    • June 25 – Temple Arts – Sounding & Service (Chanting, Bells)
    • July 2 – Host & Guest – Serving Nourishment
  • Tuesday Wednesday Thursday  – Morning Meditation 6:30 am – 7:30 am
  • Monday – Friday Noon Meditation – BDC schedule
  • Saturday June 17, 9 am – 12:00; 1:30 – 4:30 pm
    • 2  Half Day workshops – Pen to Paper
      • am – Calligraphy and Sutra copying
      • pm – Working with Enso’s (circles)

Weekend Retreat with Kathie and Norman Fischer July 7 – 9 – see retreat page

DHARMA TALKS – Monday Evenings

Layla Smith – Monday, April 24

Karen DeCotis – Monday, May 8 – Nagarjuna and the Wish Fulfilling Jewel

Karen DeCotis – Monday, May 15 – more on Nagarjuna

Bill Milton – Monday, May 22 or 29 (will check)

Bill Salsman – Monday, May 29 – Zen Dialogue

Karen DeCotis – Monday, June 12 – Opening Practice Period and Way Seeking MInd

CEREMONIES

Buddha’s Parinirvana CeremonyMonday, February 13, 7:45 pm after zazen and before talk

Buddha’s Birthday –WESAK ceremony, Friday, May 19, to celebrate Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and Parinirvana. BRING FLOWERS :) This will be a Dharma Center wide event!  Children welcome! More info here: About the Wesak Event

Buddha’s Enlightenment Saturday, December 9, during 1/2 day sit

BODHISATTVA FULL MOON CEREMONIES

Monday, April 10

Monday, August 7

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