Shumei Crestone Beautification Day This Saturday

 

 

 

Please bring gloves, water and a sun hat. We hope to see you there!

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Beautification Day at Shumei in Crestone

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SII Monthly Sampai for March 2015 this Sunday 3/8 starting at 10:40 AM

Attention:  Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday morning at 2 am.  Before going to sleep on Saturday night, adjust your alarm clock forward one hour so you won't be late for sampai!

Attention: Daylight Savings Time begins on Sunday morning at 2 am. Before going to sleep on Saturday night, adjust your clocks forward one hour so you won’t be late for sampai!

Greetings friends,

This coming Sunday­­­­­­ March 8, the Shumei International Institute will hold its monthly sampai for March 2015.

We begin the sampai introduction at 10:40 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the sampai.  At that time Sensei Alan Imai will lead us in chanting the Amatsunorito and Zengensanji after which he will share the healing light of Jyorei with all those present.  Following Jyorei Sensei Alan Imai will share a presentation about Shumei’s activities and the teachings of our founder Meishusama.  After the sampai a healthy buffet luncheon with Natural Agriculture, local and organic ingredients will be served. The luncheon is by donation.  We hope many of you can join us this Sunday.

Brilliant Crestone blessings,

Matthew

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This Friday February 20th: Poetry and Music at Shumei in Crestone

“Way of the Current” with Stewart S. Warren & Paul E. Trujillo is a fluid and dynamic presentation of spoken word with original music. Come join us Friday February 20th at 7pm, there is a $10 suggested donation at the door. Contact Shumei at 256-5284 or visit www.shumeicrestone.org for more information about the event.

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SII’s monthly Sampai for February this Sunday 2/8 starting at 10:40

This coming Sunday­­­­­­ February 8, the Shumei International Institute will hold its monthly sampai for February 2015.

We begin the sampai introduction at 10:40 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the sampai.  At that time Sensei Alan Imai will lead us in chanting the Amatsunorito and Zengensanji after which he will share the healing light of Jyorei with all those present.  Following Jyorei Sensei Alan Imai will share a presentation about Shumei’s activities and the teachings of our founder Meishusama.  After the sampai a healthy buffet luncheon with Natural Agriculture, local and organic ingredients will be served. The luncheon is by donation. We hope many of you can join us this Sunday.

We also wanted to take a moment to let people know that one of our staff people, Ikunori Fukaya will be returning to Japan later this month after having been with us here in Crestone for almost 5 years.  He will be speaking about his time here during this month’s sampai.  There will also be a going away party for Ikunori on Wednesday February 18 starting at 4:00 PM.

 

 

 

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Art Symposium this Sunday at Shumei in Crestone

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This Sunday January 18th,  7 local artists come together to share their paintings and their poetry. Join us from 3 to 5pm at the Shumei Gallery for an art filled afternoon. A reception will follow to presentation.

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“Ellzey’s Year 2014 in Pictures” presentation for January Monthly Sampai 1/10

Winter Panorama By Bill Ellzey

Winter Panorama By Bill Ellzey

Greetings friends,

My apologies, I failed to inform people that Bill Ellzey, not Sensei Alan Imai will deliver the presentation at the January monthly sampai this Sunday January 10.   We hope many of you can join us for this month’s sampai and to enjoy this annual tradition of reflecting on the beauty of the year past through Bill Ellzey’s eye for beauty.  The sampai begins at 10:40 AM.

Brilliant New Year blessings,

Matthew

 

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SII Monthly Sampai for January this Sunday 1/11 at 10:40 AM

Winter Panorama By Bill Ellzey

Winter Panorama By Bill Ellzey

Greetings friends,

This coming Sunday­­­­­­ January 11, the Shumei International Institute will hold its first monthly sampai for the new year.

We begin the sampai introduction at 10:40 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the sampai.  At that time Sensei Alan Imai will lead us in chanting the Amatsunorito and Zengensanji after which he will share the healing light of Jyorei with all those present.  Following Jyorei Sensei Alan Imai will share a presentation about Shumei’s activities and the teachings of our founder Meishusama.  After the sampai a healthy buffet luncheon with Natural Agriculture, local and organic ingredients will be served. The luncheon is by donation.  We hope many of you can join us this Sunday.

Brilliant Crestone blessings,

Matthew

 

 

 

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SII Monthly Sampai for December 2014 this Sunday 12/14 at 10:40 AM

Greetings friends,
This coming Sunday December 14, the Shumei International Institute will hold its monthly sampai for December 2014.  We begin the sampai introduction at 10:40 with the formal sampai ceremony beginning at precisely 11:00 AM. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for the sampai.  At that time Sensei Alan Imai will lead us in chanting the Amatsunorito and Zengensanji after which he will share the healing light of Jyorei with all those present. Following Jyorei Sensei Alan Imai will share a presentation about Shumei’s activities and the teachings of our founder Meishusama.  After the sampai a healthy buffet luncheon with Natural Agriculture, local and organic ingredients will be served.  The luncheon is by donation.  We hope many of you can join us this Sunday.
Brilliant Crestone blessings,
Matthew

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A concert and an art symposium this week at Shumei

A busy weekend at Shumei this week with some generous and talented artists!

This Friday enjoy a classical concert at Shumei with Grisha Krivchenia. He will be playing music by Beethoven, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff. He’s here visiting is uncle and is providing this concert free of charge, though donations are gratefully accepted.

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Then Sunday our November – December Artist is providing a painting class as part of her Art Symposium. Join us with local painter Leigha Nicole in the food service at 3pm. We will move to the gallery for the reception.

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