- Genmyo’s latest book, Everything is the Way is available
online from the usual outlets (Amazon, etc) or from your local bookstore.
You can purchase his previous book, Ordinary Life, Wondrous Life, from
Prairie Zen Center.
- The regular PZC schedule will be suspended from December 17th through
Bodhi Day Sitting
On Saturday, December 7th, PZC will have and all day
sitting to commemorate Bodhi Day. It will begin at 9:00 AM with zazen and
kinhin followed by a pot luck lunch at Noon until 1:30 PM. There will then
be unstructured sitting until 5:00 PM. Dokusan will be available during
the day. An unstructured evening sitting begins at 7:30 PM and those who
wish may continue sitting into the night. The zendo will also be open at
6:00 AM Sunday, December 8th for early sitting which will be followed by a Bodhi Day
service at 9:00 AM and the regular Sunday Schedule. A donation of $30 for
members (those current with membership dues) and $40 for non-members is
requested for the Saturday attendance.
The Zen Center’s regular schedule suspended over the holidays from
December 17th through January 4th. PZC members are welcome to use the
zendo for personal sitting time. Please do not light the altar candle
and be sure to turn out lights and lock the door when you leave.
Thursday Evening Class
Ongoing Change/Impermanence - Practice and Practical
The Class will be at PZC and on Skype (this class
will not be recorded) beginning Thursday Jan. 23, 2014 and continuing on
Thursdays until at least June, with occasional adjustments due to
sesshin and other schedule circumstances. Advance registration is
required. Suggested minimum donation is $40 for members, $60 for
In order to serve and benefit all in exploring this
intimate and fundamental matter, this class will include regular
"homework" assignments and will require a commitment to participation.
For any questions, contact Genmyo.
Air Mile Donations
Genmyo occasionally flies to Zen conferences and similar events
representing the Prairie Zen Center. You can assist PZC in supporting
these activities by donating frequent flier miles for American Airlines,
Frontier Air or Delta. Your gift would be greatly appreciated. Contact us
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PZC Phone - (217) 903-3423