Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

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Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

January 13, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - January 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm


with Teishin Shona Innes

In these sessions, the three forms of Zen meditation – bowing, sitting and walking – will be introduced.  The classic text, ‘Zen Mind, Beginners Mind’ by Shunryu Suzuki, will be used to support this essential practice and understanding of the three forms.

2 units

Monday & Tuesday afternoon – Lecture Hall 2

Teishin Shona has been a student of Ekai Korematsu Roshi, Abbot of Tokozan Jikishoan for the last 16 years.  Prior to that she practiced for 9 years in the Tibetan Kagyu tradition under the guidance of the Venerable Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche.

Teishin Shona has completed 10 years in Main Course A and B of Jikishoan’s Integrated Buddhist Studies (IBS) and has been the coordinator of Main Course B (Community Practice) for five years.

Teishin Shina completed Head Student training in 2013 and received Bodhisattva Initiation (Lay Ordination) in December 2014.  She has been on the Assistant Teacher Training Program for three years.

She is currently in her third year as the President of Jikishoan’s Committee of Management.

Teishin Shona Innes will teach during the afternoon sessions (2.30pm to 6pm) on Monday and Tuesday, at Buddhist Summer School 2020.


January 13, 2020 @ 2:30 pm
January 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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Healesville, Victoria 3777 Australia
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