Many practices, groups, and activities of our community.

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Engaged and Charitable Projects Center
A forum for the creative development of charitable and socially engaged projects and practices seeking to aid and assist our fellow sentient beings in this world. Please join in and do your part.
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Ecodharma Study and Practice Group
A group for anyone wishing to join Kokuu and Doshin for study and practice based around David Loy's book: Ecodharma
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168 1,634
The Zen of Health Ailments, in Body and Mind, Practice Group
Discussions and resources for Zen practitioners living with conditions of physical and mental illness, age and disability.
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“Beyond Words and Letters” Book Club
Welcome to our book club, where we travel through helpful books on Zen without getting lost in words.
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568 10,603
Treeleaf Arts & Music (& Sports) Circle
Open to anyone who either practices an art-form or music, or who is seeking to develop an art-form, from traditional modes such as painting, sculpting and writing to video/filmmaking/animation, audio/music, digital, installation and more, centered on Soto Zen and Buddhist expression. No ranking or judgement, just a spirit of fun and sharing. Also, sports for the "goalless" Zen bodymind.
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216 7,794
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Our Friendly Tea Houses
Informal, relaxed gatherings to chat, drink some tea and get to know other members.
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by Kotei
“Zen of Everything” & Treeleaf Podcasts
Links to episodes of Kirk & Jundo's "ZEN of EVERYTHING" Podcast, a zen take on life, love, laughter, and everything else ( and our Treeleaf Podcast featuring Dharma Talks by Jundo
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Tonglen Practice Circle
A group for the practice of Tonglen (Giving and Receiving), guided by Kokuu. An ancient Practice for transformation of Suffering through visualization into love, peace and joy.
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by Bion
The 108 Gates of Dharma Illumination With Shokai
A group for the practice of annually reviewing the Dharma Gates of Illumination. The gates are posted one day at a time starting on the Winter Solstice, December 22nd each year and ending on Vesak, April 8th; the date on which Eastern Asian countries celebrate the Birth of the Baby Buddha. This practice of reviewing the Gates gives each of us an opportunity to deepen and grow in our practice of Zen.
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392 2,574
by Jundo
Shakyo Practice Circle (& Japanese Language Study)
A group to practice Shakyo Sutra tracing and calligraphy, guided by Geika. We also have some folks interested in study of the Japanese language.
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Oryoki Practice Circle
A group for the practice of Oryoki meal ritual.
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