All posts tagged: zen

A Day of Zen for Mammas

Actually, it seems like this retreat is for anyone and everyone, but the facilitator, Karen Maezen Miller,  is the author of the fabulous book, “Mamma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood.”  This is not a Yoga Matrika retreat, but since it may be of interest to many people in the Yoga Matrika community, I definitely wanted to help spread the word. Link to retreat information (You can register and pay through PayPal) The Plunge in Pittsburgh Oct. 1, 2011 Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of the South Hills Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania $75 Where do you go to find a moment’s peace, patience and forgiveness? To calm your mind, reclaim your focus, and restore faith in yourself, your relationships, your work and your life? The Plunge offers you the place and time to find everything you might have thought you’d lost. I’m so lucky to be returning to the rolling hills and rivers of Pittsburgh. Our home for the day is the warm and wonderful Unitarian Universalist Church of the South …

Zen Sitting Group of Pittsburgh

Hogen Green has recently posted the new sitting schedule for the ZSGP.  Everyone is invited to sit with this group that meets by donation at Yoga Matrika in the Peace Room on some Sunday mornings and Tuesday evenings.  The Zen Sitting Group of Pittsburgh has been very generous to Yoga Matrika and it is their beautiful Buddha that creates a sanctuary out of the Peace Room.  If you are interested in Zen, I encourage you to contact Hogen directly.  He provides orientations for those in the community who are new to Zen if you let him know ahead of the meeting that you are coming and require this introduction. Here is the focus for the next group of sittings as communicated by Hogen in his most recent e-mail to the group: The Bodhisattva is the model of practice in Mahayana Buddhism, and our model of how to live a life in the midst of the turmoil and challenges we face both in personal relationships, the life and death of those we know intimately as well …