Email: October 4

Arnold Park Dokusan Tomorrow, Saturday, October 5 Roshi will offer dokusan tomorrow, at 10 am. As usual for the occasional Saturday dokusan, it is intended for people who have trouble getting to the regularly scheduled dokusans during the week. Duke University Symposium – Schedule Clarification The public symposium honoring Roshi Philip Kapleau’s teachings and legacy…

Email: October 3

Bodhidharma Day (Tuesday, October 8) Next week, on Tuesday, the zendo and adjoining areas will be set up for the annual ceremony honoring Bodhidharma, the “bearded barbarian” who founded Zen in China. We’ll sit for two short rounds, and the ceremony will follow (no private instruction or group instruction that night). Beginners: Come check out…

Email: September 26

Burning House Department This just in: There is a second theme to tomorrow’s downtown rally and march (Rochester Climate Strike). It turns out that after the initial climate-change rally at Rochester’s City Hall (3:30 – 4:00 pm), people will be invited to march up Main Street to the Rochester Gas & Electric building, on East…