2019 Founder’s Day Weekend Birthday
August 3-4, 2019
Providence Zen Center

Please join the Kwan Um Sangha at the Providence Zen Center the weekend of August 3-4 to commemorate the life and teachings of our Founding Teacher, Zen Master Seung Sahn.

There will be a precepts ceremony Saturday afternoon at. If you plan to take precepts, please submit your precepts application by July make sure to get your application in on time. Please download the Precepts Booklet and Application here.

We will be emailing you more details as our plans move forward. 

If you plan to come for the day or the whole weekend, please register here.

Friday, August 2

Conclusion of Summer Kyol Che
Arrival and Dinner

Saturday, August 3

5:00 am......... Wake-up
5:15................ Practice
7:00................ Breakfast
8:00................ Coffee hour
9:30 (?)-11:00 (?) Children’s Dharma School
10:00.............. Founder’s Day Ceremony
11:30………….. Lunch
12:30.............. Trustee meeting
3:00-5:00…… Activities
5:15................ Dinner
6:30................ Chanting
7:15................ Music & Fun

Sunday, August 4

5:00 am......... Wake-up
5:15................ Practice
7:00................ Trustee breakfast meeting
7:00…………….Breakfast
8:00—9:00...…Work period
8:00—8:15…….Payment of Fees
9:30—11:30.....Sangha Gathering/Annual Meeting
11:45…………….Lunch