Jiro Andy Afable, Abbott of Early Light Zendo in central Massachusetts, is a recognized teacher and lineage holder in the Rinzai school of Zen. A longtime member and leader of Ka Shin Zendo, he was also the vice abbot and teacher at Dai Bosatsu Zendo in Livingston Manor, N.Y. He has practiced and taught in Massachusetts since 2003. From his website: “He recognizes the pitfalls of a facile eclecticism or a narrow view of tradition. He senses the emergence of a Zen movement in the United States that is converging with the best impulses and values of Americans and looks forward to teaching Zen in Massachusetts as the Buddha Dharma moves forward in this century.”
The retreat will include dharma talks and personal interviews for those interested. The cost for the retreat is $50.
Friday, October 28: 7PM to 9PM
Saturday, October 29: 8AM to 9PM (optional continued zazen until midnight)
Sunday, October 30: 8AM to 1PM
Participants will arrange for food on their own.
Space at this retreat is very limited. To inquire, please email firstname.lastname@example.org