Email: September 29

Roshi Away Roshi will use next week’s sesshin (September 29 – October 6), led by Amala-sensei, to visit family – sisters, in-laws, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, et al. – with his wife Angela in Santa Fe. Therefore, there’s no dokusan next week. (Because of sesshin, there’s also no private instruction.) Bodhidharma Day (Tuesday, October 9) After…

Email: September 26

Sacred Conversations on Race James Thompson and Martha Howden, of the Seeing Through Racism Committee, have passed along this announcement about a workshop that will take place on two upcoming Saturdays, October 13 and October 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: We are all finding ways to live consciously in this world of turmoil….

Email: September 22

Memorial Service for Audrey Fernandez, Sunday, September 23, 11:00 a.m. Founding Zen Center charter member Audrey Fernandez died peacefully this morning at 8:25. She was 91. There will be a memorial service for her tomorrow morning at 11:00 in the zendo. There will also be a public funeral service in October; the date will be…

Email: September 19

Sangha Dinner, Saturday, September 22 The last Sangha dinner (July 14) was a big success, with more 17 people attending, including families and children. In other words, all are welcome and it’s a great way to connect with Sangha. If you want to help with the dinner preparations (and learn how to make homemade chutneys!)…

Email: September 12

No Thursday Dokusan With Roshi leaving tomorrow (Thursday, September 13) to give sesshin in Madison, the next dokusan will be next Monday, September 17. Roommate Wanted Sangha member Gretchen Targee is seeking a new tenant; one of her housemates will be living in October. Her house is located in the Neighborhood of the Arts, very…

Email: August 21

Quarterly Calendar The 3-month calendar for October through December is set, and you can download it in Adobe Acrobat format here. Or pick up a copy in the Link! Book Club Meeting The next meeting date is set: Sunday, September 23 Next book: The Dhammapada Time: 6:30 p.m. Note: Any translation of the Dhammapada is…