Considering White Privilege

Whatever adversities we white people have suffered in our lives, structural racism isn’t one, and in that sense, at least, we’ve been privileged. We might deny having that advantage, or distance from it, but we can use our opportunities to join with others to begin dismantling systemic racism.

Email: August 6

Roshi’s CoronaCast In Amala-sensei’s online sesshin last week, most participants had to negotiate some accommodation to the schedule of others they live with, and now have been negotiating the transition back to full-on household life. Roshi addresses both of these challenges in this week’s coronacast: August 5, 2020. Black Lives Matter Book Discussion It’s not…

CoronaCast: August 5

In Amala-sensei’s online sesshin last week, most participants had to negotiate some accommodation to the schedule of others they live with, and now have been negotiating the transition back to full-on household life. Roshi addresses both of these challenges in this week’s coronacast.

Email: July 25

Dokusan Suspended Roshi will not be offering dokusan next week. (He will resume giving dokusan Monday, August 3.) However, those who are attending two or more blocks of Amala-sensei’s sesshin may go to dokusan with her. Joining the Sesshin A reminder for people who are not attending sesshin: you are welcome to join any parts…

Email: July 23

Roshi’s CoronaCast: July 23, 2020. Upcoming Sesshins We’re looking to schedule sesshins beyond the one next week led by Amala-sensei (for which there’s still time to apply). Our beloved in-person 7-day sesshins are not likely to be back until 2021, but we’ll continue to offer sesshins via Zoom . . . starting with a September…

Giving to the Center

  Donations from our members and friends comprise the lion’s share of the Center’s annual budget, which supports daily sittings, retreats, podcasts, publications, and more. You can now donate to the Center through PayPal using a credit card, and you have the choice of paying in one lump sum or by a recurring monthly payment,…