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SHIN RETREAT 2008

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The July 13-15 weekend 2008, twenty members and friends of BFF of Ct participated in the annual Shin Retreat at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Barre, Massachusetts. The teachers were the notable Dr. Taitetsu Unno and his esteemed son Dr. Mark Unno. The teachings covered the theme of karmic foolishness within the great flow of boundless compassion. There was a focus on the nembutsu as the central means of awakening and daily practice need for sedimentation. Some considered this particular retreat as one of the best yet by the Unnos due to their practical and life transforming teachings.

 

40 people from various states were in attendance but mostly from the Buddhist Faith Fellowship of Connecticut and the Northampton Shin Sangha.

 

 

 

Shin Buddhism at Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
The retreat took place at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Shin retreat with Taitetsu and Mark Unno at Barre
40 people were in attendence for 2 1/2 days.

Shin Retreat at BCBS in Massachusetts
Retreatants listened deeply to the teachings

Lunch at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
As it is every year, the food was delicious.

Dr. Taitetsu Unno at Barre Center in Mass.
Dr. Taitetsu Unno & Dr. Mark Unno gave magnificent teachings.

Shin Buddhist Retreat 2008
Some found peace in meditation and in nature.

Janine poising at Janine's Frostee
On the return, BFF of Ct stopped at Janine's Frostee in Ware.

Namu Amida Butsu!