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May Fusatsu Ceremony - ON SITE (in Zendo)
May Fusatsu Ceremony - ON SITE (in Zendo)

Fri, May 24



May Fusatsu Ceremony - ON SITE (in Zendo)

Be present for & experience the Fusatsu (布薩) At-one-ment Ceremony of release, purification, and presence with the full moon. 7:30 – 8:00pm Zazen 8:00 – 9:00pm Service

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May 24, 2024, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

Zendo, 6367 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA


About This Event

Atonement Ceremony is a Buddhadharma training—Blessing from the teacher and a ritual of chanting, bowing, purification, and renewal of vows/direction. Traditionally practiced on the full moon, Fusatsu is one of the most beautiful and profound ceremonies in the Zen tradition. Together, we acknowledge our karmic entanglements and hindrances, at-one for the beginningless greed, anger, and ignorance—restoring harmony and happiness. Read the article "Ryaku Fusatsu—The Full Moon Ceremony" by Sheryl Gyonyo Hamilton (published in Mountain Wind Newsletter, October – December 2022).

7:30 - 8:00pm Zazen

8:00 - 9:00pm Service

Donations are appreciated. Open to YOU!

Attire: Please dress in layers to stay warm in the zendo in the evening. Wear dark muted color or monotone clothing.

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