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Annual Practice Period

January 28

Hybrid Hybrid Event

"Where is My Mind?" | A study of the Sūrangama Sutra

Please join Everyday Zen for our Annual Practice Period

Saturday, January 28 – Saturday, April 8
In-Person and Online

Everyday Zen’s 18th Annual Practice Period begins with the All Day Sit and the Shuso Entering Ceremony on Saturday, January 28, and concludes on Saturday, April 8, with the Shuso Hossenshiki (Dharma inquiry), Closing Ceremony and a celebration of Buddha’s Birthday.

The theme for this Practice Period is “Where is my mind?” and the study text will be the Sūrangama Sutra, a seminal Chan sutra. Our Shuso will be Neal Shorstein (Myogen Kanyu; Clear Eye, Brave Friend). 

Applications are now closed and Practice Period is open!

For detailed information and the schedule, please see  Practice Period 2023: ‘Where Is My Mind?’ There you can find a schedule events with links to the daily, weekly, and monthly sittings and events.

Participants will also receive a Message from the Shuso with information on Practice Period partners, practice discussion leaders, and Shuso Teas, and a link to the Shuso’s Bulletin Board reserved for Practice Period participants and hosting a detailed schedule for participants. 

Practice Period Application
Practice Period Announcement



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Jane Flint & Neal Shorstein, Registrars