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The Body of the Buddha: A Six Week Class on the Diamond Sutra

This class focuses on the Diamond Sutra—the Buddhist teaching on the perfection of wisdom said to cut through all obstacles on the path to practice. The class includes sitting, chanting, readings, and dialogue.

The class will be held from 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm at The San Antonio Zen Center each Wednesday evening beginning on September 4 and completing on October 9, 2019.

Leading the group will be Colin Gipson, Sensei, the Guiding Teacher of the San Antonio Zen Center, and Cuca Montecel, Sensei, Visiting Teacher of the San Antonio Zen Center.

The text we’ll be using is The Diamond Sutra with translation and commentary by Red Pine published on November 18, 2002.

Schedule:
Sept 4: Preface and chapters 1-4 (ppg 29-99)
Sept 11: Chapters 5-11 (ppg 100-194)
Sept 18: Chapters 12-17 (ppg 195-306)
Sept 25: Chapters 18-23 (ppg 307-359)
Oct 2: Chapters 24-29 (ppg 361-407)
Oct 9: Chapters 30-32 (ppg 409-435)

All classes and programs of the San Antonio Zen Center are offered by donation.

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Later Event: September 6
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