The Sutra Book: 2023

An Introduction to the Hollow Bones Literature

Join us for a six-week online training that will discuss the core teachings of Hollow Bones found in the Sutra Book. Topics include

  • The morning service, chants and prayers,

  • Selected readings

  • The Hollow Bones Precepts

  • Five Training Elements

  • The Lineage.

The purpose of this class is to not only review all of the elements in the Sutra Book, but to go more deeply into selected texts so that participants begin to understand the context and reason for each entry in the book. As well, you will learn about the functions and rituals to which many of these texts refer.

Class Details:

  • 90 minutes live, real time class on Zoom

  • Wednesdays from 5:00 – 6:30 US Eastern Time

  • Weekly assignments

    • Practice

    • Reading

    • Online discussion

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion participants will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the component texts in the morning service ritual

  • Better understand the sacred chants in the sutra book and their ritual uses

  • Become familiar with the sacred readings and their context for Hollow Bones Zen

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