Tuesday
Feb062018

Newcomer's Night Tonight! 

Don't forget guys, it's the first Tuesday of the month which makes tonight Newcomer's Night.

Wanna learn zen meditation? Wanna polish up your current practice? Wanna hear why trying to perfect practice is like trying to polish title hoping it will turn into a mirror?

Well, you are in luck! Drop by tonight at 7pm and get a brief overview Zen Buddhism and solid sitting meditation instruction. Plus cookies, tea, and jokes. That always comes free with the sit.

It's $10 for the class if you can. Ok if you can't. Wear whatever you are comfortable in.

We can't wait to meet you!

And we appreciate your practice!

~ Steph

Tuesday
Jan232018

Zen this Week: Is this Banana yellow? & Café Coco Saturday

Tuesday Night at 7 || 2 Rounds of Sitting and one talk.
Tonight I'll be asking y'all a question. Is this banana yellow? What is yellow? Are colors even an actual *thing*? This may seem like a stupid question but I assure you it has bearing in Zen (as do all seemingly stupid questions).
Come tonight and let’s throw shade on shade!
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No sitting this Saturday (1/27)! Our Beloved Sister Sangha, Against the Stream, is hosting the Southeastern Refuge Recovery Conference.
So instead… Wanna get some coffee?
If so, hit up Café Coco this Saturday around 8am. We’ll chat, have a few laughs, and if enough people are willing, we can start back up the book study!
The address is 
210 Louise Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
If you’ve never been to Coco, you should totally go. Coffee, breakfast, pasta, available 24 hours a day. How can you beat it?
I’ll be in the back room until noon just itching to see you.
We appreciate your practice, everybody 
🙏~Steph

 

Friday
Jan192018

Sitting tommorow morning at 7 am!

First sit since all the snow hit this Saturday!

I hope you see you there. I've missed the sits and I've missed you!

Barring another snowacolypse we should be back to our regularly scheduled zen programming.

Lurves and Bows

~Steph

 

Tuesday
Jan162018

No One Home Tonight at Against the Stream! No NZC Service Tonight

Tonight! No sitting at Against the Stream...sorry. Please stay at home and read these wonderful texts, curtesy of James Ishmael Ford....

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/monkeymind/2018/01/buddhist-wisdom-three-principal-pali-buddhist-texts.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=BRSS&utm_campaign=Buddhist&utm_content=116

Stay warm and safe, Bodhidattvas!

Friday
Jan122018

No Zen Service on Saturday, January 13th!  

Schools are out...and so is the Saturday morning Zen service tomorrow. I know how disappointed many of you are...but your safety is foremost...well...next to Realizing the Great Way, THEN comes safety...but what IS safety, anyway? So, no NZC Service at Against the Stream on January 13th. Be well and SAFE...and warm....and dry.