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Open and Free: The Space Around Experience

Monday, April 6th, 2020 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

Join visiting teacher Martin Aylward for an evening of practice, teachings and exploration together. We’ll look closely at how to really care for what is happening; how to honour our human experience while also cultivating the liberating capacity to meet everything spaciously.

Book of Householder Koans: Waking Up in the Land of Attachments

Monday, May 4th, 2020 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

The evening talk will focus on how actual life situations serve as portals for transformation. Roshi Eve Myonen Marko and Roshi Wendy Egyoku Nakao will examine the nature of Chan and Japanese koans before delving into the Western, modern-day koans that they have assembled in their recently-published Book of Householder Koans: Waking Up in the Land of Attachments.

Inspiring Forgiveness: Book Talk and Signing

with Barbara Bonner and Koshin Paley Ellison

Monday, March 16th, 2020 from 6:00pm-8:00pm

We are happy to welcome Barbara Bonner back to celebrate the publication of her new book,Inspiring Forgiveness. Barbara and Koshin will discuss forgiveness, why it is a struggle for so many of us, and ways in which we can live in the light of greater forgiveness.

Bereavement Group: A Contemplative Approach

Thursdays, April 9th - May 28th, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:15pm

This eight-week bereavement group is an opportunity to gain perspective and to begin the healing process during times of loss, transition, or crisis.

Writing as a Tool for Healing

Tuesdays, March 17th- April 14th, 2020 from 6:00pm-7:30pm

For many of us, life provides sudden, disorienting and even disabling challenges. This writing group is an opportunity to find our way through the unknown and write our way toward healing.

Living Fearlessly: Facing the Inevitable

Tuesdays, April 21st - June 9th, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:15pm

Take a journey of courage and revelation with Sensei Robert Chodo Campbell, to explore how fully facing the inevitability of death liberates us to live fully and fearlessly.

March Half-Day Retreat

Saturday, March 21st, 2020 from 9:00am-1:00pm

Our half day retreat includes both sitting and walking meditation, a Dharma talk, and a private interview with a Guiding Teacher.

The First Free Woman: Book Launch and Reading

Sunday, February 9th, 2020 from 6:30pm-8:30pm

Join us for an inspired evening of women’s voices, poetry filled with Buddhist teachings and community. Readings by Marie Howe, Victoria Redel, Tenku Ruff and Sebene Selassie.

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