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News & Events

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Sunday September 22

All-day Sitting

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Saturdays: September 7 and 14

Finding Your Seat

NEXT SUNDAY: SEPTEMBER 15

Family Program

Saturday August 17

Sangha Picnic

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Recent Zen Talks

August 11, 2019

Global Buddhism: A Display of Emptiness

Based on a 2017 Tricycle article by Kurt Spellmeyer: “Gobalism 3.0: The Secret to World Harmony Isn’t Oneness. It’s multiplicity.”

August 2, 2019

July 2019 Sesshin, Day 6: Mumonkan #10, “Sozan and Poor Seizei”

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

July 30, 2019

July 2019 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Essence: The Science of Freedom (trans. by Thomas Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede

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.

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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