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Jizo Ceremony for Those Who Are Grieving

May 30th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, May 30

2 - 4 pm PT

A Zoom-based event

Ceremony leaders: Chris Fortin, Rev. Jennifer Block, Dojin Sarah Emerson

Everyone is welcome.

By donation.

The Jizo ceremony, traditionally focused on protection and nurturance for children who have died, is one that calls forth the qualities of Jizo: unconditional love, great commitment, and unshakable fearlessness. In this ceremony, we will draw upon the power of Jizo as we turn fully towards the deep process of grieving and letting go for loved ones who have died, for losses of any kind, and for the great uncertainty we are currently facing.

While traditionally we gather in person for this ceremony, we have adapted this ceremony to an online format to support one another, even as our ability to join together in person is restricted.

For more information, please see the email announcement.

Registration and Details

Please register by May 28 or ask questions by sending an email to Chris Fortin at or Dojin Sara Emerson at

The link to the Zoom meeting room will be emailed to registered participants.