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News & Events

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SATURDAY January 28 (In-Person) Full

Introduction to Zen: Meditation Workshop

Saturday January 28

Finding Your Seat

January 29

Sangha Hike

Monday January 30

Parent Practice Group

Sunday February 5

Sangha Meeting

Sunday February 5

Zen of Living and Dying

Satuday February 11

Sangha Winter Social

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February 21-25, 2023

4 Day Hybrid Sesshin

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Chapin Mill

Our Retreat Center

A spacious, light-filled setting
designed for meditation practice

Podcast

Recent Zen Talks

January 10, 2023

“Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away” by Ajahn Chah

Sesshin: January 2023, Day 3. Commentary on “Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away: Teachings on Impermanence and the End of Suffering” by Ajahn Chah (trans. by Paul Breiter) Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

January 9, 2023

“Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away” by Ajahn Chah

Sesshin: January 2023, Day 2. Commentary on “Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away: Teachings on Impermanence and the End of Suffering” by Ajahn Chah (trans. by Paul Breiter) Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

January 8, 2023

“Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away” by Ajahn Chah

Sesshin: January 2023, Day 1. Commentary on “Everything Arises, Everything Falls Away: Teachings on Impermanence and the End of Suffering” by Ajahn Chah (trans. by Paul Breiter). Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

December 18, 2022

Zen and Religion

Separating Dharma from Dogma. Teisho by Sensei John Pulleyn. Automated Transcript

December 4, 2022

The Privilege of Being Present at Transitions

Talk by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

December 4, 2022

Working with the Urge to Consume

Teisho by Sensei Donna Kowal. Automated Transcript

November 26, 2022

The Precepts, Part 2: The Ten Cardinal Precepts

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

From Winter 2020, Vol. XLI, No. 4

Cancer Koans: A Frozen Tree Blossoms
by Mark Tursi

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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