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Living Wide Awake: Embodying Zen Practice in the Everyday

Online Program
Dates: Sep 12, 2024

Instructor(s): Chodo Robert Campbell Sensei and Koshin Paley Ellison Sensei

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Living Wide Awake involves harmonizing our values with our actions. It entails the practice of slowing down, the art of paying close attention, and the opportunity to fully engage what each moment has to offer. In this program, Koshin Sensei and Chodo Sensei will share Zen teachings and down to earth contemplative practices designed for integration and application in everyday life. Whether you are familiar with Zen Buddhism or simply curious, Living Wide Awake is for you.

Living Wide Awake is a series of 4 online sessions. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions, but can register for individual dates. To register for each date, please click the links below:

March 14

May 23 

July 11

Sept 12


Online Schedule:
This program is hosted on Zoom and closed captions are available. You can check the time of the group sessions in your timezone here: https://www.worldtimebuddy.com. The schedule of Zoom meetings for this program (shown in US Eastern Time) is as follows:

Meeting Time: 7:00-8:30 PM ET

Meeting Date: Thursday, September 12


Please note that sessions will be recorded and made available to participants within 48 hours of each session. Recordings remain available for two weeks from the program end date with the exception of one-time events, available indefinitely on our website.

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fees for all online programs are nonrefundable after the program start date. Cancellations prior to the program start date incur a $25 cancellation fee. Application-based and online path programs incur a $100 cancellation fee.

DEI:
As we work to become a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, we invite feedback/suggestions you may have regarding ways that we can make participation in the program more accessible and welcoming. Please email us at contact@buddhistinquiry.org.
    About the Instructor(s):
  • Chodo Robert Campbell Sensei is a Zen teacher, bereavement specialist, grief counselor and a recognized leader for those suffering with the complexities of death & dying, aging, and sobriety. The educational non-profit he co-founded, the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care, touches thousands of lives every year through its numerous educational programs, contemplative retreats, and Soto Zen Buddhist practices. Chodo has been featured in the New York Times, PBS, CBS Sunday Morning and other media outlets.

  • Koshin Paley Ellison Sensei is an author, Zen teacher, Jungian psychotherapist, leader in contemplative care, and co-founder of an educational non-profit called the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. His books, grounded in Buddhist wisdom and practice, have gained national attention. Through its numerous educational programs, contemplative retreats, and Soto Zen Buddhist practices, the New York Zen Center touches thousands of lives every year. Koshin has appeared on dozens of podcasts and his work has been featured in the New York Times, PBS, CBS Sunday Morning and other media outlets.