You are invited to join us for a celebration of Buddha's Birthday! Come for regular Sunday Morning Service at 9 a.m. and and zazen at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., in the Forman House Dharma Hall, we will have story-telling about the Buddha’s birth, chanting, singing, bathing the baby Buddha statue, pot-luck refreshments and birthday cake. Children and friends are welcome. If you come only for the 11 a.m. ceremony and celebration, please arrive by 10:45 and go directly to the front door of the Forman House.
On Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the Zen Center of Syracuse, we will celebrate the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha with chanting, meditation, bathing the baby Buddha statue with sweet tea, a light lunch, and a nature walk for children of all ages.
We will have our regular Sunday morning service in the Carriage House Zendo, starting promptly at 9 a.m. Zazen (meditation) will follow from 10 to 10:45. Guests may join us at 9, or may gather in the Main House between 10:30 and 10:45. We will all participate in the Buddha’s Birthday ceremony there. Read more »