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DEATH AND DHARMA: BROOKLYN ZEN CENTER & GREEN-WOOD HOST SERIES OF LECTURES & MEDITATIONS THAT EXPLORE THE COMPLEXITIES OF DEATH, DYING & THE HEREAFTER

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

| Ticket prices are on a sliding scale basis to allow participants to pay according to individual means. Please note: Tickets are not available on Green-Wood’s website. To purchase tickets and for more information on cost, visit Brooklyn Zen Center’s website: https://brooklynzen.org/

How might we understand the impermanence of life within the expanding universe? In what ways might death inform our relationships with strangers, loved ones, and our own selves? These questions are the inspiration for a new series of lectures and meditations presented by the Brooklyn Zen Center (BZC) and Green-Wood that explore the complexities of death, dying, and the hereafter.

Led by teachers from the BZC, each session will begin indoors with an insightful discussion that highlights Buddhist teachings on life and death. Afterward, just around sunset, attendees will gather for an outdoor meditation (weather permitting) within the Cemetery’s tranquil greenspace.

Whether you’re a practicing Buddhist or just someone looking to gain a little peace of mind, each session will offer thoughtful opportunities for reflection in the company of fellow seekers. Each session is stand-alone, topics include:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017: The Undying Mystery of Death
with BZC dharma teacher Greg Snyder

Tuesday, July 18, 2017: Dharma talk topic: TBD
with Revs. Paco Lugoviña and Daiken Nelson

Tuesday, July 25, 2017: Contemplation on Impermanence and the Illusory Nature of this Body
with Lama Justin von Bujdoss

Tuesday, August 1, 2017: Embracing Expansive Awareness
with Lama Justin von Bujdoss

Tuesday, August 15, 2017: Letting Death Become Us
with BZC visiting teacher Lama Rod Owens

If you are unable to sit on the ground, you are strongly encouraged to bring a folding chair or cushion. Every effort will be made to choose a meditation site that is accessible for those with mobility issues.

Green-Wood – 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn – Meet in the Historic Chapel
Take the “R” train to 25th Street in Brooklyn and walk up the hill one block and into the Cemetery.
Free parking is available.

Details

Date:
June 20
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Ticket prices are on a sliding scale basis to allow participants to pay according to individual means. Please note: Tickets are not available on Green-Wood’s website. To purchase tickets and for more information on cost, visit Brooklyn Zen Center’s website: https://brooklynzen.org/
Event Category:
Website:
https://brooklynzen.org/

Venue

Green-Wood Cemetery
25th Street at 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
Website:
http://www.green-wood.com/

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