Email: April 10

Sangha Meeting Today, Saturday, April 10 A reminder that we have a Sangha meeting, over Zoom, at 1:30 today. The one agenda item: re-opening the Center. Meeting ID: 420 991 3323 Password: 121966 Roshi Away The sudden death of one of Roshi’s in-laws will take his wife Angela and him out of state for 3…

Email: April 9

Uprooting Racism Sangha Engagement Group Sunday, March 21, marked the end of a 5-month strategic planning process to reimagine, reformulate, and rename the Rochester Zen Center’s Seeing Through Racism Sangha Engagement Group. In response to the heightened awareness of racism in the United States triggered by the murder of George Floyd, RZC Trustees voted unanimously…

Email: March 27

Teisho This Sunday Now that he is fully vaccinated (two weeks out from his second shot), Roshi will join staff in the Arnold Park zendo and give teisho this Sunday, March 28. As usual, the teisho will be broadcast on Mixlr. Deadline for the April 2–7 Sesshin (Online) Reminder that the application deadline for this…

Email: March 20

Dharma Talk Tomorrow On Sunday, March 21, John Pulleyn will give a Dharma Talk. And the following Sunday, March 28, we have an Extended Sitting, with Roshi possibly giving teisho. Join Us for a Sangha Hike! Meet us at 1 pm on Sunday, March 21, at Mendon Ponds Park, for a 3-mile hike on mostly…

Email: March 11

Blue Sky Ahead With vaccination efforts picking up speed, Zen Center planning teams are looking more closely at when it will be safe for fully-vaccinated members to join Arnold Park and Chapin Mill residents for daily sittings, and when our next sesshin might be (possibly an online/in-zendo hybrid). With the COVID-19 variants still lurking about,…