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Exquisite Way: Japanese Aesthetic Principles & Zen Practice

April 9, 2012
Exquisite Way: Japanese Aesthetic Principles & Zen Practice

We welcome back Zen priest Bonnie Myotai Treace Sensei, who will give zazen (sitting meditation) instruction and lead an exploration of Zen aesthetic principles.

Topics covered include:

  • “Energized Calm” an exploration via koan, poem and scroll of the principle and life practice of seijaku;
  • “Simplicity,” the principle of kanso;
  • “Absence of Pretense,” the principle of shinzen;
  • “Dynamic Relationships,” the principle of fukinsei;
  • “Showing More by Showing Less,” the principle of yugen;
  • “Articulate Brevity;” the principle of shibumi; and
  • “Freedom from Formula,” the principle of datsuzoko.

TICKETS
$5 per class/$25 for the series

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or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm.  Please call the Box Office for the $25 series ticket.

  • April 9, 2012
  • 7:00 pm