Authentic Zen, Ordinary Life

Zen teacher Daijaku Judith Kinst will lead a 6 week series of classes on Soto Zen practice and the foundational teachings that support and shape it. We will explore what is unique about the practice of zazen, and how Zen practice is expressed in our daily activities, in forms and rituals, in our relationship with others and in the world in which we live. We will cover basic teachings such as interdependence, Buddha Nature, self and no self, and the Bodhisattva path as well as the role of faith and fearless questioning.

Rev. Daijaku Judith Kinst Ph.D. was ordained a priest in 1988, is a teacher in the Soto Zen lineage of Shunryu Suzuki and is also a professor of Buddhism at the Institute of Buddhist Studies/Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley California. She has taught and led retreats in a variety of settings including Gampo Abbey with the Venerable Pema Chodron.  She is an experienced and down to earth teacher who able to make the teachings and practice of Soto Zen accessible and relevant to everyone.

THESE TEACHINGS ARE EVERY SATURDAY FOR SIX WEEKS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 1ST THROUGH MARCH 8TH

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