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June 28 - July 2

Chapin Mill Work Retreat

Saturday July 2

Finding Your Seat

Saturday July 9

DepreshZen

Sunday July 10

Extended Sitting

Saturday July 16

Annual Sangha Picnic

SUNDAY July 17

Dharma Reflections

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Chapin Mill

Our Retreat Center

A spacious, light-filled setting
designed for meditation practice

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Recent Zen Talks

June 26, 2022

Faith

Faith is the anchor of Zen practice, but faith in what? Not a person, not a thing. Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

June 19, 2022

Forbearance: the Third Paramita

Dharma Talk by Eryl Kubicka. Automated Transcript

June 7, 2022

June 2022 Sesshin, Day 3: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. by J.C. Cleary and Thomas Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

June 6, 2022

June 2022 Sesshin, Day 2: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. by J.C. Cleary and Thomas Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

June 5, 2022

June 2022 Sesshin, Day 1: Zen Letters: Teachings of Yuanwu (trans. by J.C. Cleary and Thomas Cleary)

Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

May 22, 2022

The First Precept: Not to Kill

A look at the first of the Ten Cardinal Precepts, particularly with respect to the Buffalo mass shooting, abortion, and self-immolation. Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Automated Transcript

May 15, 2022

Coming to the Path Talk By Desiree Jaeger-Fine

A Rochester Zen Center staff member gives her account of coming to the Dharma and to the Center. Coming to the Path Talk by Desiree Jaeger-Fine. 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

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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