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News & Events

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Giving to the Center

January 16 - February 20

Winter Term Intensive

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Sunday February 23

All-day Sitting

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Saturdays: February 1 - 22

Finding Your Seat


Family Program

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Recent Zen Talks

February 9, 2020

Coming to the Path Talk by Dené Redding

A Sunday talk about coming to the Dharma and to the Center.

January 26, 2020

The Dharma of Driving

Everyday driving as a practice field for mindfulness and a test of non-reactivity and other Buddhist values.

January 19, 2020

Twenty-eight Benefits of Meditation

From a 1st-century Buddhist text.

January 9, 2020

January 2020 Sesshin, Day 5: The Undying Lamp of Zen: The Testament of Zen Master Torei (trans. by T. Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

January 6, 2020

January 2020 Sesshin, Day 2: Swampland Flowers: The Letters and Lectures of Zen Master Ta Hui (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

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Zen Bow

Zen Bow is our quarterly publication featuring writings from members of our Sangha

Contact Us

Rochester Zen Center
7 Arnold Park
Rochester, NY 14607-2082

Telephone: (585) 473-9180
Fax: (585) 473-6846

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 8:00am – 12:30pm, 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Our offices are closed on Sundays and Mondays

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