We begin the sampai introduction at 10:30 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 Eugene 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 Eugene 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.
Also at Shumei International Institute on this Sunday, June 3rd at 2pm you are invited to join for an afternoon of Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art form of flower arrangement. Jane Imai will facilitate the event, sharing 40 years of flower arranging experience. Please bring your own vase/container and scissors. Space is Limited so please RSVP by calling the Shumei Crestone Center at 719-256-5284. The cost of the flowers is $10 for Adult and $5 for children 12 years old and younger.