We Are having a Retreat on the 29th of December

December 25, 2018

BEGIN 2019 WITH A CLEARER MIND! The Northern Light Zen Center is pleased to announce a one day retreat on Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 8:00 to 4:00. 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 […]

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Happiness..

November 20, 2018

Award Winning Animator’s Short Film ‘Happiness’ Is Absolutely Brilliant Award Winning Animator’s Short Film ‘Happiness’ Is Absolutely Brilliant Posted by TrulyMind on Thursday, October 4, 2018

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Happiness, a Short Film by Steve Cutts

November 20, 2018

Award Winning Animators short film “Happiness”

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We had a retreat in October…

November 18, 2018

I have been remiss!  We had a retreat in October and here it is November, almost Thanksgiving, and I have yet to post pictures.  🙁  I had good intentions of doing so but as they say the road to hell is paved with good intentions right?!  Then again, don’t make good, don’t make bad everything […]

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Creating a confident Mind, be more like the Lion and less like the Dog

October 19, 2018

Recently I have been experiencing a lot of stress around some issues in my life.  So when this happens I turn to my practice and try to use that to my benefit.  I am a sentient being after all and I am one of those whose suffering we are trying to end! However I was […]

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We have retreats!

September 10, 2018

Hello! I know I have been a little lax in posting.  But, hey Summer right? We had a retreat in June.  It was very warm and we had a small group but it was good practice! We also had a retreat in August.  As you may know we have a full day retreat on the […]

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Formal Practice at Northern Light Zen Center on Wednesday July 4th, is canceled.

June 27, 2018

Greetings! Due to the fact that it is a holiday formal Practice at NLZC is canceled.  Please partake of solo practice!  Enjoy some watermelon and watch some fireworks.  🙂 Have a Happy Holiday and may the fourth be with you!

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Half Day extended practice for Saturday the 26th is cancelled.

May 23, 2018

Hello all you zen folks!   Because of Memorial day and the potential for holiday conflicts the half day practice for the 26th has been cancelled.  Keep in mind though that in June we are having a one day retreat!  Hope to see you there.  Be well everyone and have a great weekend!  

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Our March 28th Retreat

April 30, 2018

  On March 28th we held a retreat at Northern Light Zen Center. It was very well attended and good practice ensued! The day started wet and foggy but by midday the sun had broken out and shone into the dharma room on our many meditators.  We ended the day with ice cream and some […]

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Indian Series, The Buddha….. I found this really good!

March 11, 2018

Buddha, the Life of Siddartha I have been watching this series on netflix.  It is an Indian series and it is in hindi, so it is subtitled for english audiences.  But it is a very entertaining series about the life of Siddartha Gautam, who as we know, becomes The Buddha. It is called Buddha, The […]

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