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Online: Introduction to Zen Meditation

Virtual

Join us on Zoom each Wednesday evening for an introduction to zen meditation. We begin with instruction on meditation posture and technique, followed by a brief period of guided meditation. The next period of meditation is self-led. Our last half hour is devoted to questions and answers, as well as discussion regarding the practice. The […]

Online: Meeting Master Rinzai and Knowing Yourself

Virtual

An Eight-Week Course Taught by Hokuto Sensei As practitioners of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, we all have a profound debt to the “Mountain Monk” who gave his name to one of the two great schools of Zen that have come to America by way of Japan. Still, many Zen students are intimidated by the compilation of […]

Online: Hakuin Study Group

Virtual

WEDNESDAYS, MAY 19 – JUNE 30, 7-8 PM THE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, AND PRACTICE OF JAPANESE RINZAI ZEN: ZEN MASTER HAKUIN EKAKU Instructor: Masaki Matsubara Osho (Ph.D. in Asian Religions, Cornell University) This class will explore Japanese Zen Buddhist traditions in general, and the Rinzai Zen school in particular, focusing on the seminal figure Hakuin Ekaku […]

Online: Engaged Buddhism film screening and discussion | White Right: Meeting the Enemy

Virtual

Director Deeyah Khan, a Muslim filmmaker, had received death threats and racially charged hate mail from the far-right movement after giving a BBC TV interview in which she advocated diversity and multiculturalism. This film documents her face-to-face discussions with neo-Nazis and white nationalists, in an effort to understand why people embrace political extremism based on hatred and violent ideology. Given the current […]

Online: Introduction to Zen Meditation

Virtual

Join us on Zoom each Wednesday evening for an introduction to zen meditation. We begin with instruction on meditation posture and technique, followed by a brief period of guided meditation. The next period of meditation is self-led. Our last half hour is devoted to questions and answers, as well as discussion regarding the practice. The […]

Online: Meeting Master Rinzai and Knowing Yourself

Virtual

An Eight-Week Course Taught by Hokuto Sensei As practitioners of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, we all have a profound debt to the “Mountain Monk” who gave his name to one of the two great schools of Zen that have come to America by way of Japan. Still, many Zen students are intimidated by the compilation of […]

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