The Practice of Zen

Zen can offer something very simple, very direct and readily accessible to anyone seeking inner peace, seeking healing in some form, or seeking answers to questions such as ‘Who am I?’ ‘How can I find meaning in my life?’ ‘How can I live in a most authentic way?’

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Events this Summer

August 13 – 27  Zendo will be closed (Summer break)

August 28, Sunday, Sitting resumes at the MKZC (Zendo)

September 1-5,  Labor Day Sesshin (Nazareth Retreat Center, Grand Prairie, TX)

Zendo:  Room 202, White Rock United Methodist Church, 1450 Old Gate Lane, Dallas, TX
(Enter through 9125 Diceman Drive, Dallas TX)

To register for Labor Day sesshin, please send email to zenhelp@mkzc.org or call 214-388-1122.  Registration deadline for Sesshin is August 13.  Limited space.

 

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New Location

 

1450 Oldgate Ln, Dallas, TX 75218
2nd Floor, Room 202 (Entrance is on Diceman Drive)
Inside the White Rock United Methodist Church

Please check the calendar page for the schedule.

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The Fundamentals and Fruits of Zen Practice

Helen Cortes narrates The Fundamentals of Zen Practice:

Ruben Habito describes the Fruits of Zen Practice:

New Location

 
1450 Oldgate Ln, Dallas, TX 75218
2nd Floor, Room 202 (Entrance is on Diceman Drive)
Inside the White Rock United Methodist Church
Please check the calendar page for the schedule.

 
 

Events this Summer

August 13 – 27  Zendo will be closed (Summer break)
August 28, Sunday, Sitting resumes at the MKZC (Zendo)
September 1-5,  Labor Day Sesshin (Nazareth Retreat Center, Grand Prairie, TX)
Zendo:  Room 202, White Rock United Methodist Church, …

The Fundamentals and Fruits of Zen Practice

Helen Cortes narrates The Fundamentals of Zen Practice:

Ruben Habito describes the Fruits of Zen Practice:

Ignatian Exercises Lecture Series by Ruben Habito

Ruben Habito’s lecture series on Zen and the Spiritual Exercises

Discover Your Hidden Treasure Discover Your Hidden Treasure

One of my favorite Zen kōans is about a monk named Qingshui (pronounced Seizei in Japanese), who asks his teacher, Caoshan, “Master, I am alone and poor. Help me to become prosperous.” Caoshan responds, addressing …

Dear Friends on the Zen Path, New Year’s Greetings, 2012 Dear Friends on the Zen Path, New Year’s Greetings, 2012

As we enter the 2012th year of the western calendar, which is also the Year of the Dragon in the East Asian cycle, we are made aware from many fronts that we live in troubled …

What I’m Reading Now What I’m Reading Now

Buddha Volume 1-Kapilavastu by Osamu Tezuka
Last November of 2010, arriving early on the final night of MKZC’s Tuesday night sit at the Crow Collection, Joni and I wandered upstairs to the sitting/reading room that’s above …