Next Book Study Meeting...

...will be May 1st, after our regular sit. We will be continuing with our reading of Uchiyama's Opening the Hand of Thought, with a brief review of Chapter Three followed by a discussion of Chapter Four. Jeff DeLuca will be discussion leader.


Book Study resumes this Saturday, April 17

Moderated by Jeff DeLuca.


No Saturday sit at the NZC this coming Saturday, April 3

We encourage everyone interested in sitting with us this coming Saturday to come out to Penuel Ridge Retreat Center (see directions in the post below) where we will be holding our Spring sesshin, beginning Friday. (We will not be sitting at the 12South Dharma Center this Saturday.) We begin sitting at 5 am but you are welcome to join us when you can. Sitting sessions will begin roughly on the half hour. It is best if you join us at the beginning of one of our half hour sessions. If you have one, bring a zafu! You are also welcome to join us for lunch at 12:15. Please bring a dish to share!


NZC Spring Retreat, April 2 - 4, 2010

We will be conducting our annual spring retreat at Penuel Ridge Retreat Center, April 2 - 4, 2010 (Friday thru Sunday, Easter weekend).   Lodging will be available beginning Thursday night, April 1.  Rates and schedule are found on the Members Only Broadcasts.  Map, directions and other information about Penuel Ridge are to be found on their website.

The spring retreat is recommended especially for those who have been sitting for a while and are ready to go further.  Contact us for more information.

 [Please note that the rates listed by Penuel Ridge are not relevant to this retreat; the rates for the retreat, fees payable to us, include food and other costs not relevant to Penuel Ridge.]


NZC Weekend Updates

Please check Members-Only Broadcasts for other events this weekend in addition to the one-day sit.  If you are actively involved with the NZC you really need to be subscribed to at least this page and the Broadcasts page.  The Yahoo group has been terminated, and the MySpace account will end very soon.  If you have questions, please contact me or the Site Administrator.  Thanks!  Hope to see you this weekend for zazen, teachings, food and punk rock!