One-day Online Zazenkai

Please consider taking a day from your busy life and devoting it to meditation and mindfulness with our special guest teacher, Norman Fischer.

A morning session that includes the dharma talk will begin at 8:50am with the Han, and end with a Wellbeing and Memorial Service at noon. An afternoon session that includes a Q&A period with Norman will run from 1:30-4:30 pm.

Teacher dana is appreciated, and a donation can be made via the website under “Ways to Give” – please note “Teacher dana for Norman Fischer” or “Teacher dana for Allison Tait” as your intention on the donation form.

Norman Fischer is a poet, author, and senior American Zen Buddhist priest. A former abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, he is the founder and teacher of the Everyday Zen Foundation, a network of spiritual communities and projects dedicated to sharing Zen and Buddhist teachings widely with the world.

A graduate of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Norman began publishing poetry in the late 1970’s as part of a San Francisco Bay Area group of experimental writers, and has since published thirty books of prose and poetry.

His most recent poetry titles are Nature, and There was a clattering as...

His latest Buddhist titles are When You Greet Me I Bow: notes and reflections from a life in Zen, and The World Could be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path. 

His translation of the Hebrew psalms, Opening to You, is widely read in both Jewish and Christian circles. The University of Alabama Press Poetics Series brought out his Experience: Essays on Thinking, Writing, Language, and Religion in 2016.

Photo credit: Wikimedia (cropped from original), CC-BY-SA 2.0

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Oct 10 2021

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 10 2021


Kanshin Allison Tait


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