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Email 03-29-2024

Listen to the Latest Podcast from Bodhin-roshi: “Roshi Gerardo Gally and Casa Zen” Sangha Skills Workshop: Healthy Relationships, Boundaries, and Consent, Friday, March 29 Everyone in our Sangha is invited to this free training led by Devone Scala (she/her) from Willow Domestic Violence Center (WDVC). The training will take place tomorrow, Friday, March 29, in…

Email 03-22-2024

Saturday Dokusan Tomorrow, March 23 (Dhara-sensei) Saturday-morning dokusan was instituted to accommodate members who are unable to attend the regular dokusans held during the week. To participate, take a seat on the left side of the Arnold Park zendo, near the Kannon Room, any time before 10:00 am. An announcement will be made before dokusan…

Email 03-16-2024

Funeral Service for Gerardo-roshi on Sunday, March 17 In Mexico City, Casa Zen will have Gerardo-roshi’s funeral today, at 1:00 pm EDT. Bodhin-roshi will be conducting it. You can join on Zoom at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9173591735?pwd=dVRLb0dlQTVuU0Zhbk1KL3kvdU9SQT09

Email 03-15-2024

Sad News: Gerardo Roshi Died Last Night Bodhin-roshi received the news this morning and is going to Mexico as soon as possible. In the Arnold Park zendo today, we will hold a memorial service at 3:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, either in the zendo or on Zoom (Meeting ID: 420-991-3323, Password: 121966). Chants…

Email 03-09-2024

Upcoming Sangha Programs Saturday, March 9 3:30 pm, DepreshZen, now meeting weekly Sunday, March 10  11:15 am, Uprooting Racism 11:30 am, Zen of Living & Dying Spring Forward Early Sunday Morning Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, March 10, at 2 am. Be sure to set your clocks one hour ahead before going to bed…

Email 03-08-2024

Healing Chanting Service for Gerardo-roshi Today We will hold another chanting service dedicated to Gerardo-roshi today at 3:00 pm Eastern in the Arnold Park zendo. The service will also be broadcast on Zoom. All are welcome to attend. Gerardo-roshi is leader of Casa Zen, our sister center in Mexico City, and has been diagnosed with…

Email 03-01-2024

Spring 2024 Calendar Download or print the calendar for April, May, and June 2024 here. Or pick up a copy in the Link at Arnold Park. Saturday Dokusan with John-sensei, March 2 Dokusan is occasionally offered on Saturday mornings to accommodate members who can’t attend regular sittings with dokusan during the week. To participate, take…

Email 02-29-2024

Healing Chanting Service for Gerardo-roshi on Friday Last week, after his surgery to eradicate squamous cell carcinoma, Gerardo-roshi underwent more tests, and was diagnosed with lymphoma. He is undergoing more tests but will soon start chemotherapy. There will be a chanting service for Roshi tomorrow at 3:00 pm Eastern, in the Arnold Park zendo. The…

Email 02-21-2024

The Latest from Roshi Bodhin-roshi’s recent podcast episode, “Getting Beyond Age,” is available here. Teisho by Dhara-sensei, Sunday, February 25 Starting 8:30 am in the Arnold Park zendo, we’ll sit one extended round with a bell at the half-way point for posture change, followed by kinhin, a short chanting service, and Sensei’s teisho. As always,…

Email 02-16-2024

Joining the 2-day Sesshin on Zoom (February 16-18) Although the regular schedule of Zoom sittings is suspended during sesshin, even if you’re not signed up for it, you’re welcome to join any block of sesshin (though without private instruction) in our usual Zoom room. The 2-day sesshin schedule is posted at (https://www.rzc.org/sesshins-meditation-retreats/daily-sesshin-schedule/2-day/). Sittings (And Dokusan)…