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: 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,…

New Year’s Eve 2020

This year, in the midst of the pandemic,  we’re grateful we can come together with Sangha to welcome the New Year. We’ll begin (via Zoom) with zazen at 8 pm and follow a modified schedule that will take us to midnight. Whether you plan to sit with us all night or just for one or…

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.  (For…

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…