Retreat and Dharma Teaching Schedule (2019)

Retreat and Dharma Teaching Schedule (2019)

(revised 11/2/2019)
 

DATE

 

Event (Location)

Jan 10 (Thur) 7-9 pm (Taiwan time) My Practice with Master Sheng Yen

(Dharma School at Nung Chan Monastery, Taipei, Taiwan (Live stream))

Jan 12 (Sat) 9:30 am-12:30 pm (Taiwan time) Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk

(International Meditation Group of Dharma Drum Mountain, Taipei, Taiwan)

Feb 2 (Sat) 7 pm – Feb 3 (Sun) 7 am Night of Philosophy and Ideas: Facing the Present

“Community Building as a Social, Political, and Spiritual Practice” (8 pm)

(Brooklyn Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY)

Feb 17 (Sun) 9 am to noon Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk

(DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en))

 

Feb 20 (Wed)

1-1:45 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

(Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation))

Feb 24 (Sun) 10 am-4 pm Winter Daylong Retreat “Relaxing in Clarity and Flow” (with Shaka Georges)

(Newark Center of Meditative Culture)

March 14 (Thu) 7:15-8:45 pm Meditation and Dharma Talk

(Boston Meditation Center at Karma Yoga Studio in Harvard Square (1120 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge)

March 20 (Wed)

1-1:45 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

(Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation))

Apr 5-7 (Fri-Sun) Foundation Retreat

(Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/)

April 9 (Tue)

5:30-6:30 pm

Meditation Workshop: Working with Self-Doubt

(Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/))

April 24 (Wed)

1-1:45 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

(Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation))

April 29(Mon)

7-9 pm

Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County Dharma Talk: Why do we meditation?

(65 N Main Street, Yardley, PA

http://buddhistsangha.com/)

May 15 (Wed)

1-1:45 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

(Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation))

May 19 (Sun)

9 am to noon

Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk

(DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en))

 

May 25 (Sat)-June 2 (Sun) Silent Illumination Retreat (with Simon Child)

(Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/)

 

June 10-17 Gen-X Dharma Teachers Conference

(Great Vow Zen Monastery, OR)

June 27 Panel discussion and meditation workshops by Dharma heirs in the Dharma Drum Lineage of Chan Master Sheng Yen in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Master Sheng Yen’s Passing

(Dharma Drum Mountain, Taiwan)

June 28-30 The 2019 International Conference on Buddhism and Social Science in Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Master Sheng Yen’s Passing

(Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts, Taiwan)

August 1 (Thu) 7-8:30 pm Public Dharma Talk: Harmonizing with the Rapidly Changing World

(Vancouver Chan Meditation Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada)

August 2-5 (Fri-Sun) Four-Day Chan Retreat

(Dharma Drum Vancouver Centre, Richmond, B.C., Canada)

August 14 (Wed)

1-1:45 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

(Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation))

August 16-18 (Fri-Sun) Beginner’s Mind Retreat

(Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/)

September 15 (Sun)

9 am to noon

Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk

(DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en))

 

September 17 (Tue)

5:30-6:30 pm

Meditation Workshop: Working with Perfectionism in Relationships and Social Engagement

(Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)

September 21 (Sat) Conference on Buddhism and Social Change

Title: Chan Practitioners as Agents of Social Change

(Vancouver Chan Meditation Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada)

October 11-16 Western Zen Retreat (with Simon Child and Fiona Nuttall)

(Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/)

November 8-10 (Fri-Sun) Four Truths Chan Retreat

(Zen Mountain Monastery, Mount Tremper, NY)

November 18 (Mon) 7-9 pm Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County

Title: “No self or not self? How should we consider the teachings on anatta?”

(65 N Main Street, Yardley, PA

http://buddhistsangha.com/)

November 24 (Sun)

9 am to noon

Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk

(DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en))

 

December 15 (Sun) 11 am to 12:30 pm Sunday Open House Talk

Title: Cultivating Dhyāna Meditation as a Chan Practitioner

(Chan Meditation Center, Elmhurst, NY)

December 18 (Wed)

1-1:45 pm

Mindfulness Meditation Workshop

(Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation))

Dharma Teaching and Activities Schedule (2016)

 

DATE

 

Event

 

Group and Location

Feb 24 (Wed) Rutgers meditation workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)–Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
Feb 28 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Four Great Vows in daily life, Part I) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Mar 4-6 Foundation Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Mar 20 (Sun) One-day Retreat (10 am to 4 pm) Newark Community Meditation Center (NCMC)–City Without Wall, Newark, NJ
April 6 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)—Graduate Student Lounge in Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
Apr 29-May 1 Beginner’s Mind Retreat (with Nancy Bonardi) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
May 4 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)—Graduate Student Lounge in Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
May 22 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Embracing Chaos: Chan Practice in Our Tumultuous Times.) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
May 27-Jun 5 10-day Silent Illumination Retreat (with Simon Child) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
August 5-7 Foundation Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
August 12-14 Beginner’s Mind Retreat Dharma Drum Vancounver Center
Sept 3-5 Beginner’s Mind Retreat (with David Slaymaker) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Sept 7 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)—Graduate Student Lounge in Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
Sept 11 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Four Great Vows in Daily Life–Part II) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Sept 18 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)
Sept 19 (Mon) Meditation Workshop & Dharma Talk Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County, Yardley, PA (http://buddhistsangha.com/)
Sept 29 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)
Oct 14-19 Western Zen Retreat (with Simon Child and Hilary Richards) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Oct 26 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)—Graduate Student Lounge in Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
Oct 30 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)
Nov 6 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Transference of Merits in Chan Practice) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Nov 11-13 Foundation Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Nov 16 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)—Graduate Student Lounge in Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
Nov 20 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)
Nov 29 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)
Dec 4 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Chan Practice and Making Wise Choices) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Dec 7 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)—Graduate Student Lounge in Student Center on College Avenue, New Brunswick
Dec 11 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)
Dec 28-Jan 1, 2017 Inward Bound Mindfulness Education Teen Retreat (with Jessica Morey, Rod Owen, Chris Crotty) Rolling Ridge Retreat Center, Andover, MA

Dharma Teaching and Activities Schedule (2017)

 

DATE

 

Event

 

Group and Location

Feb 7 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop on Compassion and Kindness (4-6 pm) Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)
Feb 13 (Mon) Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County Dharma Talk (7-9 pm) 65 N Main Street, Yardley, PA

http://buddhistsangha.com/2017/01/29/interdependence-embracing-lifes-ups-and-downs-rebecca-li/

 

Feb 15 (Wed) Rutgers meditation workshop (7-9 pm) Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)– The Cove, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University
Feb 19 (Sun) One-day Retreat (10 am to 4 pm) Newark Center for Meditative Culture (NCMC)– seed
210 Market Street, Newark, NJ 07102 (nfo@newarkmeditation.org)
Feb 26 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)
Mar 3-5 Conference on Buddhism and Race Harvard Divinity School
Mar 8 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop (7-9 pm) Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)— The Cove, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University
Mar 26 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (How is a Chan Practitioner to Handle Pride and Self-Righteousness?)  11 am to 12:30 pm Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Mar 31-Apr 2 Foundation Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Apr 12 (Wed) Rutgers University Meditation Workshop (7-9 pm) Dharma Meditation Community at Rutgers (DMCR)— The Cove, Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University
Apr 18 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop on Daily Life Practice (4-6 pm) Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)
Apr 30 (Sun) Beginner’s Meditation Class (9 am to 5 pm, vegetarian lunch provided) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)
May 7 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: Cultivating Equanimity as a Chan Practitioner) 11 am to 12:30 pm Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
May 27-Jun 4 9-day Silent Illumination Retreat (with Simon Child) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Jun 5-10 Generation-X Dharma Teachers Conference Blazing Mountain Retreat Center, Crestone, CO
July 30 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: Cultivating Patience/Endurance as a Chan Practitioner) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Aug 4-6 (Fri-Sun) 3-day Chan Retreat Dharma Drum Vancouver Center
Aug 11-13 (Fri-Sun) Beginner’s Mind Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/

 

Sept 10 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ

http://www.ddmbanj.org/en

 

Sept 12 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop (4-6 pm) Yale University

http://chaplain.yale.edu/

 

Sept 19 (Tue) 2017 Summer Meditation Series: Death and Dharma Greenwood Cemetery http://www.green-wood.com/event/death-and-dharma/2017-06-20/  in collaboration with Brooklyn Zen Center https://brooklynzen.org/calendar/

 

Sept 23 (Sat) Dharma Talk: Chan Practice and Bodhisattva Path Brooklyn Zen Center  https://brooklynzen.org/

 

Oct 9 (Mon) Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County Dharma Talk (7-9 pm) 65 N Main Street, Yardley, PA

http://buddhistsangha.com/2017/01/29/interdependence-embracing-lifes-ups-and-downs-rebecca-li/

 

Oct 15 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ

http://www.ddmbanj.org/en

 

Oct 13-18 (Fri-Wed) Western Zen Retreat (with Simon Child and Hilary Richards) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/
Nov 5 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: How is a Chan Practitioner to Handle Suspicion and Self-Doubt?) Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Nov 14 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop (4-6 pm) Yale University

http://chaplain.yale.edu/

 

Nov 19 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ

http://www.ddmbanj.org/en

 

Nov 21-25 (Tue-Sat) Thanksgiving Chan Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/
Dec 8-10 (Fri-Sun) 3-Day Chan Retreat Dharma Drum Mountain San Francisco Bay Area Center

http://www.ddmbasf.org/

 

Dec 10 (Sun) Meditation Workshop (with David Slaymaker, 9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ

http://www.ddmbanj.org/en

 

Retreat and Dharma Activities Schedule (2018)

 

DATE

 

Event

 

Group and Location

Jan 28 (Sun) Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk (9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)

 

Feb 13 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop (5:30-6:30 pm) Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)

 

Feb 25 (Sun) Relaxing into Clarity: Daylong Retreat (10 am to 4 pm) Newark Center for Meditative Culture (NCMC)–
Index Art Center, 237 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102 (www.newarkmeditation.org)
Mar 25 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: Cultivating Generosity as a Chan Practitioner) 11 am-12:30 pm Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
Apr 6-8 (Fri-Sun) Foundation Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/

 

Apr 10 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop (5:30-6:30 pm) Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)

 

Apr 23 (Mon) Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County Dharma Talk (7-9 pm) 65 N Main Street, Yardley, PA

http://buddhistsangha.com/

 

Apr 25 (Wed) Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (1-1:45 pm) Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation)

 

Apr 29 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: Using Chan Practice to Reflect on our Biases) 11 am to 12:30 pm Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
May 6 (Sun) Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk (9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)

 

May 16 (Wed) Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (1-1:45 pm) Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation)

 

May 26 (Sat)-June 3 (Sun) Silent Illumination Retreat (with Simon Child) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/

 

June 9 (Sat)-June 16 (Sat) Koan Retreat (with Fiona Nuttall) Western Chan Fellowship, Wales, U.K. http://www.westernchanfellowship.org/

 

July 25 (Wed) Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (1-1:45 pm) Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation)

 

August 3-5 (Fri-Sun) Three-Day Chan Retreat Dharma Drum Vancouver Center
August 8 (Wed) Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (1-1:45 pm) Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation)

 

August 10-12 (Fri-Sun) Beginner’s Mind Retreat Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/

 

September 9 (Sun) Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: Cultivating Generosity as a Chan Practitioner, Part 2) 11 am-12:30 pm Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
September 16 (Sun) Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk (9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)

 

October 5-10 Western Zen Retreat (with Simon Child and Fiona Nuttall) Dharma Drum Retreat Center (DDRC), 184 Quannacut Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566  http://www.dharmadrumretreat.org/

 

October 31 (Wed) Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (1-1:45 pm) Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation)

 

November 5 (Mon) Buddhist Sangha of Bucks County Dharma Talk (7-9 pm) 65 N Main Street, Yardley, PA

http://buddhistsangha.com/

 

November 11 (Sun) Meditation Workshop and Dharma Talk (9 am to noon) DDMBA-NJ Chapter, Edison, NJ (http://www.ddmbanj.org/en)

 

November 27 (Tue) Yale University—Meditation Workshop (5:30-6:30 pm) Yale University (http://chaplain.yale.edu/)

 

December 2 Sunday Open House Talk (Topic: Upholding Precepts as a Chan Practitioner) 11 am-12:30 pm Chan Meditation Center, Queens, NY
December 12 (Wed) Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (1-1:45 pm) Rubin Museum of Arts (http://rubinmuseum.org/events/series/mindfulness-meditation)