Extended Practice on Nov. 30 is cancelled.

by admin on November 24, 2019

Due to the holiday and conflicts – potential conflicts with travel and family, extended practice on Nov 30th is cancelled. Please come to our December one day retreat on Dec 28th!

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Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

by admin on November 14, 2019

Buddha’s Enlightenment Day will be celebrated at the Providence Zen Center on December 14. There are overnight accommodations for those wanting to go down on Friday. There will be a children’s program if people with kids register (indicate that your kiddos will attend). There are likely to be carpool opportunities on Friday and perhaps Saturday if you are interested. Contact Abbot Bill Robitzek if you’re interested in carpooling.

Here is the link to register: https://dwt.suran.com/tool/event_registration_v2/attendees?guid=04bee77c3ed511e68b356ff236c94191

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Upcoming One day Retreat Oct 26th!

by admin on October 17, 2019

Please join us for an upcoming one day retreat on Saturday October 26th with Terry Cronin, JDPSN, guiding teacher of the NLZC.

Please arrive at 6:50 for orientation if this is your first retreat at NLZC. Formal meal will be included. The practice will involve alternating periods of sitting and walking meditation. Kong-An practice is available with the Guiding Teacher during the day.

RSVP required by the Wednesday before the retreat so we can plan on sufficient food.

We hope to see you there! Come practice with us!

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We had a retreat this Saturday!

by admin on September 1, 2019

The 31st was our retreat day and what a beautiful day it was! Gorgeous sun and temperature. A good day to practice! We sat all day in our lovely dharma room and afterward we had cookies and ice cream. Who could ask for more? Please join us for our next retreat in October!

L-R Nancy Hathaway, Jen Mancini, Shamai, Bill Robitzek, Terry Cronin JDPSN, Mary-Ellen Cimino, Steve Bulloch, Jay Seiler, Colin Fay (not pictured)

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Upcoming retreat on August 31st!

by admin on August 22, 2019

Hey everyone! Just a reminder that our every other monthly day long retreat is coming right up! August 31st is the day, please come and sit with us. End your summer with some strong practice. If you’re worried about sitting on a cushion all day you can use a chair. Here is an article from Lion’s Roar about that very thing. Can I sit in a chair?

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There is a retreat this weekend June 29th!

by admin on June 27, 2019

Hey it is short notice, but we have been sending emails all month! If you have the urge to spend the day in practice, think about joining us. Send an email to northernlightzencenter@gmail.com and let us know. Maybe we will see you.

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Extended Practice 5/25/19

by admin on May 24, 2019

Due to the Memorial Day weekend and many conflicting schedules, the extended practice normally scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled. Please come to practice on Wednesday nights! And mark your calendars, there is a retreat on June 29. Come join us for a day of meditation.

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We had a retreat two weeks ago!

by admin on March 10, 2019

Northern Light Zen Center had it’s alternating month one day retreat on the 23rd of February. It was a well attended and lovely day. Good practice was had by all. This month, March, we have an extended practice on the 30th. Please join us for our next one-day retreat on April 27. Mark your calendars!

l – r Jay S, Emily R, Jennifer M, Steve B, Mary-Ellen C, Anthony C, Ryan M, Terry C JDPSN, Bill R, Ron T

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Foxes are rescued from Fur Farm and live at Buddhist Monastery.

February 2, 2019

I thought this was a neat thing and it shows great compassion.

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Happy New Year! We had a retreat on the 29th.

January 1, 2019

Just before the new year started, the Northern Light Zen Center had a one day retreat. Ten of us got together and sat for a day of strong practice. We would love for folks to join us! Check out our schedule for the next one.

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