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August 9, 2020

Considering White Privilege

Whatever adversities we white people have suffered in our lives, structural racism isn’t one, and in that sense, at least, we’ve been privileged. We might deny having that advantage, or distance from it, but we can use our opportunities to join with others to begin dismantling systemic racism.

August 5, 2020

CoronaCast: August 5

In Amala-sensei’s online sesshin last week, most participants had to negotiate some accommodation to the schedule of others they live with, and now have been negotiating the transition back to full-on household life. Roshi addresses both of these challenges in this week’s coronacast.

July 26, 2020

The Zen Teaching of Hui Hai

A treatise on enlightenment and practice by the Tang dynasty Chan master, a disciple of the great Ma Tsu.

July 23, 2020

CoronaCast: July 23

Roshi’s weekly podcast to the Sangha.

July 19, 2020

East-West Cultural Contrasts and the Pandemic

The U.S. is faring much worse with the coronavirus than the East Asian and Southeast Asian countries, where people also are much more agreeable to wearing face masks. These differences may be seen in the context of the broad historical contrasts drawn in Richard Nisbett’s The Geography of Thought, which presents cultural-psychological studies showing the...

July 15, 2020

CoronaCast: July 15

Roshi’s podcast to the Sangha.

July 12, 2020

Working with Impatience

Dharma Talk by John Pulleyn: Learning patience in the face of our unwillingness to be with things as they are.

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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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