9/7/2019 6:00 AM -
Red Cedar Dharma Hall (1021 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA, 98225) (
The Zen ceremony of priest ordination called zaike tokudo (literally "leaving home, attaining the way") is a ceremony of deep commitment to the Zen precepts, the Zen path, and the sangha. The student makes a lifetime commitment to put the practice first in their lives.
Please come and sit and support Chikyo Ewan as he takes this step. Chikyo Ewan will be ordained by Nomon Tim Burnett, the Guiding Teacher of Red Cedar Zen Community.
The ceremony will be held at the Red Cedar Dharma Hall in Bellingham, and is preceded by a half-day sesshin with oryoki breakfast and lunch.
6am - 3pm - Half-Day Sesshin with oryoki breakfast and lunch, please RSVP. ($20 - RCZC members, $30 - Non-members
3pm - 5pm - Zakie Tokodo (Priest Ordination) Ceremony and Reception, please RSVP. (no charge)
Please register for this event on Red Ceder Zen website here