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Sunday November 17

All-day Sitting

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Saturday: November 23

Finding Your Seat

October 10 - October 31

Fall Term Intensive

NEXT SUNDAY: NOVEMBER 24

Family Program

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Recent Zen Talks

October 27, 2019

Dharma Talk by John Pulleyn: “Get Over Yourself”

Working to disarm the self.

October 20, 2019

Philip Kapleau: Planting Seeds While Trailing Vines

A report on the Duke University conference celebrating the installation of Roshi Kapleau’s archives. Roshi Bodhin focuses on the unique challenges Kapleau faced–and we continue to face–in adapting Zen to the West.

October 5, 2019

October 2019 Sesshin, Day 7, Amala-sensei: Ziyong’s Ship of Compassion

Teisho by Sensei Amala Wrightson

October 3, 2019

October 2019 Sesshin, Day 5, Amala-sensei: Subtle Sound: The Zen Teachings of Maurine Stuart, edited by Roko Sherry Chayat

Teisho by Sensei Amala Wrightson

September 22, 2019

Zazen As Pure Science Experiment

The dichotomy of science and religion, empiricism and direct experience, falls apart in the practice of Zen. Curiosity, wonder, investigation–these are the essentials of both science and the mystical spiritual traditions such as Zen.

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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