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      December 16, 2017

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      3111 Wisseman Drive
      Sacramento, California 95826

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      Meditation and Writing Practice Retreat with Susan Moon

      This Retreat Our day will include sitting, walking,  a dharma talk, discussion, and open-hearted spontaneous writing in response to Sue’s guidance and enlivening topics. Registration The fee is on a sliding scale of $20 to $60, according to ability.  A few days prior to the retreat the minimum fee increases to $25.  Until Tuesday December 12:     $20 to $60 After Tuesday December 12      $25 to $60 Scholarships are availa ble upon request.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.  Please contact the registrar, Nixa,  at nixaschell@comcast.net to arrange for financial assistance.  If you wish to pay at the door or via check to the registrar, those options are available to you on the payment information page after you click the green "Register" button, enter the desired money amount and click the green "Checkout" button.   Biography Susan Moon is a writer, editor, and lay teacher in the Soto Zen tradition.  She is the author of a number of books about Buddhism, including the humor book The Life and Letters of Tofu Roshi and This Is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity. For many years she was the editor of Turning Wheel, the journal of socially engaged Buddhism. Her short stories and essays have been published widely. Sue has been a Zen student since 1976, practicing in the lineage of Suzuki Roshi at Berkeley Zen Center, Tassajara Zen Mountain Monastery, Green Gulch Farm, and now with Zoketsu Norman Fischer’s Everyday Zen sangha. She received “entrustment” as a lay teacher in 2005. Details to Consider Please try to arrive by 8:45 am to register and settle in.  Wear comfortable clothing,bring a covered mug or water bottle, bag lunch and your personal cushion if you have one. Chairs and cushions will be available at the retreat, as well as tea and hot water.  In the spirit of doing no harm, we ask that you refrain from using scented products that may affect others.  The Dharma Center is wheelchair accessible. SBMG hosts teachers from all Buddhist traditions at weekly meetings and monthly daylong retreats.  All have been welcome since 1991.  SBMG is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Please contact registrar if you have any questions. Dana "Dana" is the Pali word for generosity and is the first paramita in Buddhism.  You will be invited to give an additional teacher donation on the day of the retreat to thank and honor the teacher yourself as these teachings are priceless and freely given by the teacher (meaning they don't charge a specific fee). The registration fee contributes to the rent, administrative costs, teacher travel, and material expenses for both this retreat as well as SBMG's ongoing Sunday Night programs. 

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