Email: April 27, 2018

Roshi’s 70th Birthday! Cake, spreads, focaccia bread, and other surprises await for the upcoming brunch, this Sunday, April 29, in honor of our teacher. Seeing Through Racism Meeting, Sunday May 6 An invitation from the Committee: The Seeing through Racism Committee, with the support of the Sangha Engagement Committee, is communicating with a local community…

Email: April 20, 2018

Dharma Talk and All-Day Sitting, Sunday, April 22 Staff member Tom Kowal will give a dharma talk this Sunday. The tentative title is “Dharma and Depression.” We’ll also have an all-day sitting; the schedule is below, and there’s more information on the website here. As always, you can come for any or all blocks of…

Email: March 30, 2018

Eryl–Down But Not Out Eryl Kubicka had a hip replaced on Monday, and went home on Wednesday. She won’t be back on the tennis court right away, but–no surprise–is recovering nicely. She won’t be giving her regular Friday private instruction, at Arnold Park, until after April sesshin. April Fool’s Day Teisho People planning to attend…

Email: March 22, 2018

Zen Bow in poly bags? Due to an unanticipated mailing glitch, we had to enclose the first issue of the redesigned Zen Bow in plastic mailers in order to comply with bulk-mailing rules. Future issues will be mailed without the plastic. Help Wanted A Sangha-related landscaper needs a helper, with transportation, who is “honest, reliable, self-motivated,…

Email: March 18, 2018

Announcing New Sesshin Hygiene Policies – A Letter from Roshi The worst of this flu season has passed, but it took a toll on our Sangha as never before. At our January sesshin, about half of the participants came down with colds, coughs, and/or “flu-like illnesses.” It is clear now that we can no longer…

Email: March 14, 2018

Finding Your Seat: A Six-Week Program for Beginners to Zazen Are you trying to get your Zen practice going, but you’re not quite there yet? Still wondering about certain zendo protocols? Or do you have some posture questions? The first in our new series of “Finding-Your-Seat” sessions will start this Saturday, March 17, at 11:00…

Email: March 9, 2018

Daylight Saving Time, Sunday, March 11 A reminder that when you wake up Sunday morning, we will have “sprung ahead,” giving back that hour we gained in the fall. Hope to see you anyway for sitting and teisho, beginning at 8:30. 6-Week Program for Beginners to Zazen We’re going to experiment with a new weekly…