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May 11, 2021

CoronaCast: May 11

Roshi’s weekly podcast: Languishing and Ambivalence

May 9, 2021

May 2021 Sesshin, Day 2: “The Third Turning of the Wheel: A Conversation with Joanna Macy”

Dharma talk by Donna Kowal. Reading and commentary on excerpts from an interview with Joanna Macy that explores the Buddha’s teaching of dependent co-arising, nothing exists apart from anything else. (Source: Dharma Rain, edited by Stephanie Kaza and Kenneth Kraft, Shambhala Publications, 2000)

May 8, 2021

May 2021 Sesshin, Day 1: World as Lover, World as Self by Joanna Macy

Dharma talk by Donna Kowal. Reading and commentary on excerpts from Chapter One.

April 25, 2021

The Illusion of Human Identity

The Heart Sutra (Prajna Paramita) reminds us that none of the five skandhas (constituents of personhood) have any substantiality to them. To cling to any imagined identity, then, is to invite suffering.

April 20, 2021

CoronaCast: April 12

Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede’s weekly podcast. Come On In–the Water’s Fine!

April 18, 2021

Dharma Talk by John Pulleyn: “Impermanence”

A look at one of the Buddha’s three characteristics of existence.

April 7, 2021

April 2021 Sesshin, Day 5: Zen Dawn, Early Zen Texts from Tun Huang (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

April 6, 2021

April 2021 Sesshin, Day 4: Zen Dawn, Early Zen Texts from Tun Huang (trans. by J.C. Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

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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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