Back In October we had a retreat!

November 27, 2017

On the 28th of October the Northern Light Zen Center held its regular day long retreat.  We had a wonderful crowd and it was a beautiful day.  Very strong practice by all.     This is our new Taenghwa behind our altar.  Many thanks to an anonymous donor!    

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Retreat at Northern Light on October 28th

October 19, 2017

  October Retreat 202 Meadow Road Topsham Maine 729-6013 The Northern Light Zen Center is pleased to announce a one day retreat on October 28, 2017 from 7:50 to 4:30. 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 […]

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This was a good read. I thought I would share it.

October 13, 2017

The Breath of Life: The Practice of Breath Meditation

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The Whole World is a Single Flower

September 14, 2017

Greetings! I have not posted for a while so I thought it was time.  And fortuitously we have a major event in the Kwan Um School coming up! The Whole World is a Single Flower is a conference that brings together our Sanghas from all over the world.  From the conference website, “The Kwan Um […]

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Exciting events happening at NLZC and nearby!

July 23, 2017

Greetings! There are some very exciting things coming up at Northern Light Zen Center and our friends at Morgan Bay Zendo in Surry, Maine!  Here is just a quick run down of events. On Saturday July 29th there is an extended practice.  We begin at 9 am and bow, chant and sit until noon.  This […]

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Please Note! There will be no Interviews during Wednesday the 12th’s practice.

July 6, 2017

Greetings all! Due to circumstances beyond our control there will be no interviews during our Wednesday practice on the 12th.  Usually the second practice Wednesday of the month is interview night but this time interviews have been canceled.  Practice will take place as usual.  So please come and sit with us!   peace….  

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We Had a Retreat on April 29th!

May 4, 2017

Our April retreat just occurred and we had an excellent turnout! There were a total of 11 of us in our beautiful Dharma room.  Practice was strong and it was a lovely sunny day. The meal was simple and delicious.  The four bowl temple style is always kind of cool. (I think)   Our next […]

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We had a retreat on Feb 18…..

March 21, 2017

Aagh!  I am always late with posting retreat pictures.  But when I do, I do it 100% !! Haha!  We had a lovely retreat on the 18th of February.  It was a great day.  It was good practice.  Here are some pictures.              

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Extended Practice on Saturday the 28th is canceled.

January 26, 2017

Hey Everyone! Most folks are out of town or otherwise occupied so our extended practice for Saturday the 28th is hereby canceled.  Keep your calendars open for Feb 18th!  That’s our next retreat….  Don’t just do something…Sit there!  

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Our New Years Eve day Retreat!

January 3, 2017

On the 31st of December the Northern Light Zen Center rang in the New Year with a day long retreat.  I was well attended with members from Belfast, Portland, Nobleboro, Yarmouth and Brunswick/Topsham. Even Massachusetts!  It was a good day.  Please watch our soon to be updated schedule for upcoming retreats!  

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