The Unique Zen Point of View on the First 5 Precepts of Buddhism

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom dharma talk by Zen master Gil Alon. Monday May 9, 2022 from 06:30 – 8.00 PM Bangkok time https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6871703208 Meeting ID: 687 170 3208 Normally we think that a precept is a kind of a rule or a law.  But from the point of view that …

Personal Zen with Reggie Pawle

Personal Zen with Reggie Pawle   Monday 13th September 2021 :  6.30 pm to 8.00 pm   Reggie Pawle PhD has been a Zen Buddhist practitioner since 1974. He has studied with Joshu Sasaki (Rinzai school) in the U.S. and with Sekkei Harada (Soto school) in Japan. He has also sat with teachers in Thailand, …

Zen Club Meeting: Hardcore Zen, punk rock, monster movies and the truth about reality

Zen Club Meeting Little Bangkok Sangha Sunday 11th August 2019 1:30-3:30pm   Arrive between 1:10pm and 1:30pm @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Young Place Shopping Center) (see details below) “There is no permanent state of enlightenment and there are no forever-enlightened beings…..It’s not that enlightenment is a finishing line, after which we’re all …

Monday 17th June 2019 @ 6pm. SPECIAL EVENT: Introduction to Zen Buddhism and the Importance of Zen riddles and Zen stories, with Zen Priest, Gil Alon

Details: Monday 17th June @ 6 pm Zen Buddhism offers an uncompromising investigation of reality. Its philosophy is aimed at challenging every concept created by the human mind. One of the distinctive ways it does this is through Zen riddles (koans) and Zen stories. To our everyday mind these can appear weird and confusing, when …

Zen Club Meeting – Little Bangkok Sangha (19 Jan)

How to Do Zazen (Zen Meditation): Dogen’s Instructions Sunday 19th January 2020: 1:30-3:30pm   @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Young Place Shopping Center) (see details below)     “All people throughout the world are without doubt equally imprinted with Buddha-nature. However, without the practice of zazen (Zen meditation), the true nature and function …

Zen Club Meeting – Little Bangkok Sangha

Zen 101 – The Basics of Zen Sunday 20th January 2019 1:30-3:30pm   @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Yogatique building) (see details below) Zen 101 – The Basics of Zen Sunday 20th January 2019 1:30-3:30pm   Arrive between 1:10pm and 1:30pm @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Yogatique building) (see details below) …

Zen Club Bangkok: Zen Meditaiton

° Zen Club Meeting  ZEN MEDITATION Saturday 28th April 2018 @ little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai ° This will be the last Zen Club for a while, as things change.    1:30-3:30pm at the the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai There is no charge for this event, and no need to book in advance. You do not …

Zen Club #17 – Zen Prison: Zen Monastery

° Zen Club Meeting #17 Zen Prison:  Documentary & Discussion Sunday 25th March 2018 @ little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai ° We’ll be watching a documentary on Japanese prisons, and discussing the Zen monastic principles that it uses.    1:30-3:30pm at the the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai There is no charge for this event, and no …

Zen Club 2018: Zen and the Eightfold Path

° Zen Club Meeting #15 Zen and the Eightfold Path Saturday 27th Jan. 2017 @ little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai ° Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism.   1:30-3:30pm at the the little …

Zen Club

° Zen Club Meeting #14 The First Three Noble Truths Saturday 2nd December 2017 @ little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai ° Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism.   1:30-3:30pm at the the little Bangkok …

Zen Club: November Meeting 2017

° Zen Club Meeting #11 The Great Matter of Life and Death Sunday 5th November 2017 @Rojana Dhamma Center, Asoke Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. During the morning is a Puja …

Zen Club Special Guest Speaker

° Zen Club Special Event ZEN AND CREATIVITY Friday 22nd September 2017 @little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai “Zen and Creativity”:  a dharma talk by Zen master Gil Alon Friday, 22 September 7:00 pm— Ekamai Meditation Center     Zen has a long tradition of being connected with the arts, especially poetry, music, theater, and visual arts. …

Zen Club : September

° Zen Club Meeting #11 True Self and Original Nature Saturday 2nd September 2017 @little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. 1:30-3:30pm at the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai There is …

Special Zen Club Event: Dhamma talk with Konin Melissa Cardenas

∇ Zen Club Special: Dhamma talk with Konin Melissa Cardenas little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai Sat. 24th June, 1:30-3:30pm Overview: This month’s Zen Club features a special guest speaker from San Francisco Zen Center   Saturday 24th June: 1:30-3:30pm, Ekkamai Center Event is free of charge – donation to visiting eacher’s travelling expenses appreciated No …

Zen Club, Bangkok: May meeting

° Zen Club Meeting #11 Oneness Saturday 20th May 2017 @little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. 1:30-3:30pm at the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai There is no charge for …

Zen Club, Bangkok: April meeting

° Zen Club Meeting #10 Zen in Stories and Poems Sunday 23rd April 2017 @little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. 1:30-3:30pm at the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai …

Zen Club #8

° Zen Club Meeting #8 Zen and Everyday Mind  Sunday 19th February 2017 @little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. 1-3:30pm at the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai There is no …

Zen Club meeting 7: Movie date!

° Zen Club Meeting #7 Zen Movie: Enlightenment Guaranteed?  Sunday 15th January 2017 @little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai Zen club meets more or less monthly. You don’t need to be experienced – it is for anyone and everyone interested in exploring some of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. 1-3:30pm at the little Bangkok Meditation Center, Ekkamai, Sunday 15 Jan. …