CloudWater Zendo, the Zen Center of Cleveland, is a Zen center and Buddhist temple based in Cleveland, Ohio. We are dedicated to Ch'an meditation (also known as Zen), the 5 Elements School of Pure Land Buddhism (a contemporary rendering of traditional Pure Land Buddhism), the practice of traditional meditative arts and the study of Buddhist teachings. We are also the home of the Nien-Fo Order of Ch'an Buddhist Monks.
CloudWater Zendo operates affiliated meditation groups in Canton, Ohio (Golden Wisdom Zen Meditation), Toledo, Ohio (Golden Dragon Zen Meditation), Penguin, Tasmania (Buddha-Heart Fellowship) and at two Ohio correctional facilities.
Our basic weekly schedule is as follows:
- Introduction to Zen Meditation every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Free.
- Group Zen Meditation every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
- Five Elements Practice Group selected Sunday mornings and Thursday evenings.
- Group Zen Meditation and formal Zen tea every Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
- Qigong internal energy class every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.
- Group Zen Meditation every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. except on Outdoor Zen Walk days.
- A Buddhist Service is held every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. except on Outdoor Zen Walk days.
- "Dharma & Doughnuts" discussion group sessions are held on or about the last Sunday of each month in the fall and winter at 10:30 a.m.
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE INDICATED. TO SEE OUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS: http://www.cloudwater.org/cal/calendar.pl
TO CONTACT US: email@example.com TELEPHONE: 216-889-1393216-889-1393
OUR ADDRESS: 14436 Puritas Ave., Cleveland, OH 44135
TO FOLLOW SHIH YING-FA ON TWITTER: @Shihyingfa
A variety of classes and lectures is offered throughout the year, including our 8-week Basics of Buddhism class which is taught in the Spring and Fall. We also conduct workshops on aspects of Buddhist teaching and practice, plus a weekly class on qigong, the practice of internal energy for health, longevity and spiritual development.
The "About" section of the website includes our calendar, as well as contact information for the Zendo. Please follow the Ask a Monk link if you would like to submit a question.
Buddha's Enlightenment Week 2015 December 5th Through 11th
This year we will commemorate the 2,453rd anniversary of the Enlightenment of the Buddha with a meaningful week of meditation, education and celebration. Everyone is most cordially invited to participate in whatever sessions of this most significant observance you are able to attend.
Saturday, December 5th
8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Meditation, Qigong and lunch. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Meditation and lecture: "Siddhartha's Journey" with Ven. Shih Zhong-Xin.
Sunday, December 6th
9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Meditation, Qigong and lunch. 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Meditation and lecture: "Compassion Through Meditation" with Ven. Shih Yong-Te.
Monday, December 7th
7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Meditation and lecture: "The Nature of Illusion" with Ven. Shih Ming-Xing.
Tuesday, December 8th
7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Bodhi Day Celebration, Meditation and Refreshments.
Wednesday, December 9th
7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Meditation and lecture: "Ch'an Masters On Enlightenment" with Ven. Shih Ying-Fa.
Thursday, December 10th
7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Meditation and lecture: "The Nature Of This World" with Ven. Shih Ming-Xing.
Friday, December 11th
7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Meditation and lecture: "After Enlightenment" with Ven. Shih Ying-Fa.
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