Email: December 29

Omicron, Rohatsu Sesshin, and Suspension of In-Person Sittings The Center’s COVID-19 Task Force met yesterday afternoon, and they are still cautiously hopeful that the hybrid Rohatsu sesshin (January 8-15, 2022) can go ahead as planned. As mentioned earlier, a decision will be made, tentatively, on Tuesday, January 4, and we’ll let everyone know if in-person…

Email: December 18

Omicron on the Horizon The COVID-19 Task Force met yesterday afternoon, and it was decided that – with the certain arrival of the new Omicron variant and the uncertainty of how it will play out – we can’t guarantee at this point that the Rohatsu hybrid sesshin (January 8 -15, 2022) will go ahead as…

Online Zazen

Audio Streaming For those unable to come in person to the Center, we’re continuing to broadcast the audio stream from the Arnold Park zendo of our scheduled sittings. Zoom Sittings We also hold online sittings every Monday through Saturday morning from 7:00 to 8:00, Sunday morning from 8:30 to 10:30, and  Monday through Friday evening…

Email: December 16

Center on Break Our week-long holiday break begins this Sunday, December 19, after the morning sitting, teisho by Sensei, and Sangha meeting. We’ll start back up on Monday evening, December 27, with the 7:00 pm sitting and dokusan. As always, the zendos at Arnold Park and Chapin Mill are available to members, and we’re happy…

Dharma Reflections

A Sangha Engagement Online Program Dharma Reflections takes place the second Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 2:15pm Eastern on Zoom. Longtime RZC member and practitioner Larry McSpadden leads  friendly discussions, suitable for newcomers and established members alike, on short selections of Buddhist writings and teachings. Larry’s Notes & Quotes Sept. 12: How Might…