67 results for tag: Zen


Kathy Park

Facebook Google+ Twitter Cause and Effect Are Clear with Kathy Park, JDPSN Kathy Park, JDPSN, began practicing Zen in 1999 while living in London. And began studying with the Kwan Um School after visiting the Zen Center in Paris. Over the following 20 years she lived in Zen centers and temples in the United States, Hong Kong, and Korea, where she sat several 90-day retreats. She is currently an administrative director at Mu Sang Sa Temple in Korea and the coordinator of the International Initiative Project for the global Kwan Um School of Zen. Kathy lives in Korea with her husband, Andrzej Stec JDPSN. Together they lead the Kwan Um Seoul Zen ...

Gesshin Claire Greenwood

Facebook Google+ Twitter What does it mean to be yourself? with Gesshin Claire Greenwood Gesshin Claire Greenwood has been practicing Vipassana and Zen for over 12 years. She’s an ordained Zen priest and spent over 5 years in Japan, training in monasteries, studying, and teaching. Gesshin is involved with Blue Cliff Sangha in Long Beach, CA. She is the author of Bow First, Ask Questions Later: Reluctant Wisdom on Ordination, Love, and Zen Training in Japan.Please consider reading her book Bow First, Ask Questions Later: Ordination, Love, and Monastic Zen in Japan. ...

Melissa Myozen Blacker, Roshi

The Discipline of Staying Present as a Way of Life

Zen Master Bon Shim

Facebook Google+ Twitter Transform your suffering into joy with Zen Master Bon Shim Zen Master Bon Shim (Aleksandra Porter) is the Regional Zen Master for the Kwan Um School of Zen in Europe. As a young girl growing up in Cracow, Poland she gravitated to the contemplative atmosphere and the smell of incense of the Catholic Church. In the silence she found a safety she had been longing for, but desired to go beyond what she was being taught, to know that her life had meaning. In 1978, she began practicing with Zen Master Seung Sahn and was given Inka, or permission to teach, in 1992. In 2006 received transmission. Today she serves as the ...

Taigen Dan Leighton

Facebook Google+ Twitter What question led you to face the wall? with Taigen Dan Leighton Taigen Dan Leighton is a Soto Zen priest and Dharma successor in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi. He first studied Buddhist art and culture in Japan in 1970, and began formal everyday zazen and Soto practice in 1975 at the New York Zen Center with Kando Nakajima Roshi. He moved to San Francisco in 1978 and began to work full time for the San Francisco Zen Center in 1979. Taigen was ordained in 1986 by Reb Anderson Roshi. From 1990-1992 he practiced in Kyoto, Japan translating ...

James Ford, Roshi

Facebook Google+ Twitter An Invitation to Intimacy with James Ford, Roshi​ James Ishmael Ford, Roshi, was ordained a Soto Zen priest in 1969. He received dharma transmission from Jiyu Kennett, Roshi, in 1971. For many years he studied with John Tarrant, Roshi, and received Inka Shomei from him in 2005. Today he is Senior Guiding Teacher Emeritus with Boundless Way Zen and the senior priest at Blue Cliff Zen, a network of practice groups in California, Washington, and Pennsylvania. he has authored five books including Zen Master Who?, If You're Lucky, Your Heart Will ...

Zenshin Florence Caplow

Facebook Google+ Twitter The Eyes and Hands of Quan Yin with Zenshin Florence Caplow Zenshin Florence Caplow is a Soto Zen priest and Unitarian Universalist minister. For 25 years she worked as a conservation biologist specializing in endangered plants in the American West. She is widely published and has edited two books, Wildbranch, an anthology of nature writing, and The Hidden Lamp, a collection of 100 teaching stories by Buddhist women over 25 centuries. Please consider reading her book: The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women Watch Our Meditation Videos Meditation is not easy or hard, but it is ...

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Chanting, sitting w/ kong-an interviews

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Chanting, sitting w/ kong-an interviews

6:30pm - 6:55pm : special chanting7:00pm - 7:25pm : chanting 7:30pm - 8:30pm : sitting plus koan (Zen) interviews starting at 7:00pm