A Class on the Heart Sutra with Nomon Tim Burnett
Chanted daily at Zen temples all over the world the Heart Sutra is a dense and confounding text on emptiness, healing, and salvation. In this class, offered live online using the Zoom Video software, Guiding Teacher Nomon Tim Burnett will support an exploration of the meaning of the sutra and the implications of it's emptiness teachings for our lives.
Primary text: The Other Shore: A New Translation of the Heart Sutra with Commentaries by Thich Nhat Hanh. Please obtain this book before the first meeting. Additional readings will be provided.
Schedule: Mondays 4pm - 6pm, roughly every other week on April 1st, April 15th, April 29th, May 13th, May 20th, and June 3rd.
About this live online class: with your home computer, tablet, or phone you will be able to see and hear Tim and the other class members. On your home computer simply follow this link https://zoom.us/j/899719816 on other devices install the Zoom app and "Join Meeting" number 899-719-816 when class begins. Tim will be available 30 minutes early at the first meeting to help with tech challenges. We are trying an online class for accessibility for those who find it difficult to travel to the zendo or live further away.
Red Cedar Zen Community is a 501(c) non-profit organization.