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Dharma Reflections

Sunday June 19

Youth Program

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June 28 - July 2

Chapin Mill Work Retreat

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Chapin Mill

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A spacious, light-filled setting
designed for meditation practice

Podcast

Recent Zen Talks

May 8, 2022

Master Hakuin’s Chant in Praise of Zazen, Part 2

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

May 1, 2022

Master Hakuin’s Chant in Praise of Zazen, Part 1

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

April 24, 2022

Being Sangha

On taking refuge in Sangha (Community). Dharma Talk by Donna Kowal. Automated Transcript

April 17, 2022

Learning to Want What We Have

Advice from a 21st century Stoic. Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

April 10, 2022

Coming to the Path Talk by Jeanette Prince-Cherry

The leader of the Louisville Zen Center and a Rochester Zen Center staff member, gives her account of coming to the Dharma and to the Center. Coming to the Path Talk by Jeanette Prince-Cherry. Automated Transcript

March 29, 2022

March 2022 Sesshin, Day 3: Silent Illumination: A Chan Buddhist Path to Natural Awakening by Guo Gu

Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

March 28, 2022

March 2022 Sesshin, Day 2: Silent Illumination: A Chan Buddhist Path to Natural Awakening by Guo Gu

Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

Treasure Trove of Past Talks

Our Quarterly Magazine

Zen Bow

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

Larry McSpadden

From Summer 2019, Vol. XLI, No. 2

Sitting with Care
by Larry McSpadden

Snooty Zen Monk

From Autumn 2018, Vol. XL, No. 3

Zen and The Art of Snobbery
by Anonymous

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Rochester Zen Center
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Rochester, NY 14607-2082

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Our offices are closed on Sundays and Mondays

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