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Weekly Announcements
Hello Sangha Members,

Cambridge Zen Center announcements for the week beginning November 16th, 2014.

CZC's Thanksgiving Celebration this Thursday, November 20th @ 6:00pm.

Dharma talks by Zen Master Bon Haeng and Barry Briggs, JDPSN at 7:30pm

 Please join us for our fabulous annual Pot-Luck Thanksgiving Dinner this Thursday-All are welcome! We will have regular chanting at 7pm and the intro class will be held as usual at 7pm.  Desserts will be served after the talks.  

 RSVP  by Wednesday at 11am with number attending and what dish you are bringing.

Bring your family and friends.

Barry Briggs JDPSN began training in the Kwan Um School of Zen in 1990 and took Bodhisattva Teacher precepts in 2001. In 2005 he retired from a career as a senior manager in the software and Internet industries. He received inka from Zen Master Soeng Hyang in 2013 and travels widely to lead retreats around the world.

Zen Master Bon Haeng (Mark Houghton) has been a student of Zen Master Seung Sahn since the mid-70s.  He received permission to teach in 1990 and transmission to be Zen Master in April 2000. He is the North American Abbot of the Kwan Um School. He is a guiding teacher of Providence Zen Center and Open Meadow Zen.   He is one of the founding members of CZC and served as Abbot, Guiding Teacher and on the Board of Directors for many years.  He also founded Open Meadow Zen Group in Lexington where he currently teaches.   He worked for many years as an executive in a family-run company, teaches accredited Zen classes at Boston University and leads retreats frequently at many Kwan Um centers.

One-Day retreat on December 14th led by Zen Master Bon Yeon from 9:00 am - 3:00pm 

Orientation for new-comers at 8:00 am

Others please arrive at 8:30am

Retreat cost:   (50% deposit required for registration which you can do on the retreat page or mailing a check to CZC.) Accomodations and meals are included.    

$65 per day for non-members

$45 per day for KUSZ members and Seniors

$35 per day for Dharma Teachers or DTIT’s

$35 per day for students with ID

Limited work-study available.

Orientation for newcomers:Sunday 8:00 am

Registration by Thursday, December 11 at noon by writing to: D6F636E2E656A7567646962726D616360427F6473656279646 or calling 617 576 3229.

Buddha's Enlightenment Retreat at Providence Zen Center, in Cumberland R. I., led by School Zen Master Soeng Hyang, Barbara Rhodes

December Sunday, December 7th at 10:00 am-December 13th at 3:00pm

For more info contact 7627F6E2E656A75636E656469667F627070427F6473656279646

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Please join us for our delicious vegetarian community dinner held every Tuesday at 5:30pm!      RSVP by emailing D6F636E2E656A7567646962726D616360427F6473656279646 or calling 617-576-3229.

Join us also for our weekly Sunday morning sitting from 9:00-11:30am, followed by refreshments. You can come for one, two, three, or all four sittings; just enter during walking meditation.

Your questions answered on our website!

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