Email: February 20

Sangha Meeting: Climate Emergency This Sunday, February 23, after teisho, we will hold an exceptional Sangha meeting as the Rochester Zen Center joins a growing number of Sanghas, communities, and nations in declaring a Climate Emergency. At the Sangha meeting, Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede will read the RZC Declaration of Climate Emergency and discuss its importance,…

Email: February 5

Coming-to-the-Path Talk This Sunday This Sunday, February 9, Dené Redding will give a coming-to-the-path talk. Come and hear the story of what led her to Zen practice and the Center. Calendar Updates and Changes There are two Sunday all-day sittings that have been added to the winter calendar: February 23 and March 8. The Sangha…

Email: January 21

“Cleaning of the Temple” at Chapin Mill on Saturday With the city center now buffed up from last week’s annual “Cleaning of the Temple,” our attention will turn to Chapin Mill this Saturday, January 25. We’ll get underway there at 9 am and finish with lunch at 12:30. Give us a call if you’d like…

Email: January 14

Cleaning of the Temple at Arnold Park: Wednesday, January 15 Upholding a Japanese Zen tradition we adopted decades ago, we’ll take aim tomorrow at the corners and crevices of the Arnold Park buildings that don’t reach our to-do lists over the rest of the year. Our annual “Cleaning of the Temple” begins with a brief…