Zen teachers encourage us to wake up and investigate the matter of life and death for ourselves.Read More
Author: Aaron Caruso
A monk asked Zhaozhou, “What is the meaning of Bodhidharma’s coming from the West?” Zhaozhou said, “The oak tree in the courtyard.” This encounter is part of a collection of stories from Wumen Huikai (1183-1260) a Chinese, Chan (Zen) master. The Oak Tree inspired Wumen to write a poem, which directs us to the teaching of this brief story. Words do not convey the fact; language is not an expedient. Attached to words, your life is lost; Blocked by phrases, you are bewildered. Zhaozhou was a Chan master who lived from 778-897, 119 years! Bodhidharma is the 1st...Read More
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Growing Readers Story Time
April 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Growing Readers is a 45-minute program for ages 3 - 5. Read stories, participate in activities, and create crafts. Monthly registration is suggested. Up to 15 children can be accommodated. Visit auburnlibrary.org to register. Registration will be available on the second Monday of each month for the following month's program.
Bottle and Can Drive
April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Auburn Fire Department, 47 Auburn St, Auburn, MA 01501, USA
Auburn Boy Scout Troop 101 will have its annual spring bottle and can drive. Any donations help fund boy scout activities. Pickup available. Fred (508-612-9228,) or Mike (508-925-0408
Auburn Historical Museum
April 29, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
41 South St., Auburn, 01501
Museum is open 9:30 am – 12:30pm today. Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted