Anti-Racist Term Intensive Possibilities

Given the recent interest in anti-racist practice within the Sangha and beyond, Seeing Through Racism would like to offer the suggestion of incorporating anti-racist practices into the upcoming Term Intensive. Anti-racist practices can be a way to cultivate racial awareness burning, engage in self-reflection and tailor anti-racist practice to one’s daily life. Commitments made by…

Email: September 25

Tri-state Weekend Intensive In recent years Roshi has gone to Cleveland to conduct an annual Weekend Intensive at the house of the Cleveland Zazen Group, joined by a contingent from the Louisville Zen Center. The same sesshin-lite event will take place this weekend via Zoom, but to keep things simple for those managing the WI,…

Sangha Get-together

Weather permitting, we’re all  invited to get together outdoors in the back yard of 7 Arnold Park at 1 pm on Saturday. Here’s the original emailed invitation with details: In Lieu of Our Annual Picnic… Like so many events on the Center’s 2020 calendar, our late-summer annual picnic has been cancelled this year. But what’s…

Online Zazen

During our lockdown, we’re continuing to broadcast the audio stream of our scheduled sittings from the Arnold Park zendo. We’ve also added online Zoom  sittings for members and friends, every Monday through Saturday morning from 7:00 to 8:00, Sunday mornings from 8:30 to 10:30, and  Monday through Friday in the evening from 7:00 to 8:00.  If…

Email: March 27

Podcast from Roshi Here’s a short talk from Roshi, delivered from his dining room table. You can use this link or find it on the home page of the Center’s website (www.rzc.org). New Zen Bow Issue is Online The company that prints Zen Bow for us is shut during the lock-down, so, for now, you…

Email: December 30

New Year’s Eve Change If you’re coming to our New Year’s Eve festivities tomorrow, you will not need to bring a noise-making instrument – or ear plugs. This year we will dispense with that feature of the rituals. And if you’re still uncertain about coming, do come anyway! In addition to the annual repentance ceremony…

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: August 15

“Luncheon of the Boating Party” With the summer marching on, why not take a few hours to savor it in the pastoral setting of Chapin Mill with like-minded others? Come to the former Chapin estate this Saturday to lounge around with humans and dogs relaxing under the spreading branches of sycamores near the lovely Chapin…

Sangha Picnic

Summer is here, and the potluck picnic at Chapin Mill , our retreat center outside of Batavia, is coming soon! This year’s picnic is set for Saturday, August 17. Come and enjoy Sangha, great food, and 125 acres of woods, ponds, foxes, turtles, and much more. It’s a wonderful opportunity to connect with members –…