Since so many people have told us that they will be away and/or holding family gatherings during the original dates for Spring Sesshin, April 13-16, which conflicts with Easter on April 16, we decided to replace it with an all-day sitting on Saturday, April 15, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Read more »
Come sit with Shihou-san Fuminori Tsukahara, a monk who trained years ago at Ryutaku-ji, and is now doing educational outreach to the West under the auspices of Noritake Roshi and Myoshin-ji, Kyoto. He joined us last Rohatsu Sesshin at DBZ, and has visited there on two other occasions. Read more »
Meditators are welcome to join this sit-in at the Pont de Rennes pedestrian bridge in Rochester. Plastic inflatable cushions and mats will be provided; feel free to bring your favorite gear for meditations and/or signage. Those who are interested in this issue but have no experience meditating are welcome to join in silent witness, attention, and sending healing to this dear river, the 32nd most polluted in the nation. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
This course is offered several times a year. Eight evening classes consist of training, practice, and discussion. Additionally, one-hour individual sessions may be scheduled to set specific goals and respond to individual needs.
The fee is $200, and includes 4 CDs and a workbook. The fee for optional individual sessions is: sliding scale ($50-$90) for non-members, $50 for members. Please register by contacting the instructor by phone or email. Arrangements for payment may be made with Dr. Cross directly.
How often are we really present for what is happening in any one moment? Distractibility interferes with our ability to listen, to focus, to respond, and to feel fully alive. This course in the cultivation of attention without tension is offered regularly at the Zen Center, taught by Shinge Roshi, Roko Sherry Chayat. Six evening classes include meditation instruction and practice, group discussion, and light refreshments.
The fee is $125; a reduced rate of $85 is available for students, seniors, and those with limited income.