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Zen Studies with Professor Shozo Sato: Shodo (Calligraphy)

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japanese calligraphy, japan house, shodo, shozo sato, zen studies
Japan House
Japan House - 2000 South Lincoln Avenue Urbana, IL 61802
Feb 9, 2020   12:00 - 3:00 pm  
$15.00 - $25.00
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Join Professor Emeritus Shozo Sato for a Sunday afternoon class on Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy. Explore the practice of calligraphy as part of Rinzai Zen philosophy and learn about Shodo from the vision of a Tea Master.

This will be a hands-on class and is open to beginners with no experience, intermediate students who have had at least one calligraphy lesson, and advanced students (with prior approval from Sensei).

All students will begin class at 12pm. Class for Beginners will end at 2pm, while class for Advanced students will end at 3pm. We ask that you are on time to start right at noon.

All materials will be supplied. *Space is limited.

*Classes will be cancelled if a minimum of six students have not reserved tickets by the morning of the class. Refunds will be given if class is cancelled.

Students are encouraged to purchase and read: Shodo: The Quiet Art of Japanese Zen Calligraphy, Learn the Wisdom of Zen Through Traditional Brush Painting (may be purchased at Amazon).

Calligraphy classes for Winter 2020 are offered on the following Sundays: Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 9, Feb 23.

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