Email: July 12

Sangha Dinner, Saturday, July 14 Everyone is invited, this Saturday, for a vegetarian dinner in the Center’s dining room. We’ll start cooking at 5 pm and begin eating around 6:15 pm. You can come any time before 6:15 to help cook, or just to eat. After dinner, we’ll clean up the kitchen. If you plan to attend,…

Email: July 6

Roshi in Maine, July 7–14 Roshi will be away on vacation for all of next week. Dokusan will resume on Monday, July 16. Finding Your Seat Resumes, July 7-28 Trying to establish a daily practice? Have questions about posture or zendo protocol, but can’t make it here during the work week? We are here to…

September Two-Day Sesshin

Sesshins are Zen meditation retreats held in strict silence with about 10 hours a day of formal zazen.  The Center schedules two of these relatively short sesshins each year, one in September and the other in February or March.  They’re led by one of Roshi’s senior students (Eryl Kubicka for this one) and, for those…

Message from Roshi

Feeling disconnected from the Center? Are you missing Roshi and residents, as they are missing you? During this period of lockdown and social distancing, Roshi has been recording short periodic podcasts, reflecting on our current situation. Here’s the most recent, and you can find others in the podcast feed below. In addition, at the start…

Sittings and Events Are Suspended

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update (March 12) Like most of you, we’ve been following the progression of the coronavirus around the world and here in this country. It seems clear to us that, barring a dramatic containment response from government, we are likely to see conditions similar to those today in Northern Italy, where people who…