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Sunday July 21

All-day Sitting

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Saturdays: September 7 and 14

Finding Your Seat

NEXT SUNDAY: JULY 14

Family Program

Saturday August 17

Sangha Picnic

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Recent Zen Talks

July 21, 2019

Zendo Air Conditioning and Won Buddhism

First Half: Our recent efforts to cool the zendo in sweltering weather. Second Half: Won Buddhism, a Korean strain of the Dharma.

June 23, 2019

The Blindness of Other-ist Views

Conceptualizing people of conflicting political views or of different race, ethnicity, or gender as “other” leads us to more easily react with hostility to what they say, especially in the anonymous and reckless world of social media. Based on the age-old Buddhist warning about the harm arising from attachment to views and opinions, Zen practice,...

June 15, 2019

June 2019 Sesshin, Day 7: Blue Cliff Record #44, “Kasan’s ‘Beating the Drum'”

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

June 14, 2019

June 2019 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #7, “Joshu’s ‘Wash Your Bowl'”

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

More 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

From Summer 2019, Vol. XLI, No. 2

Sei and Her Soul Separate
by Roshi Philip Kapleau

From Summer 2019, Vol. XLI, No. 2

Consciousness & Koans
by Rick Smith

Contact Us

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

Telephone: (585) 473-9180
Fax: (585) 473-6846
Email: receptionist@rzc.org

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

Our offices are closed on Sundays and Mondays

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