Dharma Talk by Doralee Grindler Katonah – My Journey Discovering White Privilege: Learning to Practice in the Gap

“My Journey Discovering White Privilege: Learning to Practice in the Gap” – Dharma Talk given on Monday, August 13, 2018 (10.7MB, 41 minutes).

Note – the talk was edited at approx 36 minutes 10 seconds of the lecture to remove silence during which time the sangha performed an exercise requested by the lecturer. The recording resumes at the commencement of the question period after the exercise.

Dharma Talk by Rev. Myo Lahey

Monday, July 23, 2018 –  Rev. Myo Lahey (5.4 MB, 42 min).

Note – during portions of the Dharma talk Rev. Lahey refers to an astronomical black hole and draws an analogy to the body-mind, inquiring, at times, “what if it not only does THIS but it does THIS?” During such inquiry, on the first THIS Rev. Lahey moves his hands from a starting point away from his body closer to his body at a point just below the navel. On the second THIS, Rev. Lahey moves his hands from the navel away from his body.


Thursday Morning Study Group – The Heart Sutra

Study of ancient and contemporary texts is one of the pillars of Zen practice. In case you have missed it, we now offer an ongoing study group which meets every Thursday morning,  8-9 am after zazen & tea. Everyone is welcome.

  • Led by Rev. So On Jim Hare.
  • Current text:  Living by Vow: A Practical Introduction to Eight Essential Zen Chants and Texts by Shohaku Okamura.
  • Contact Rollin Ives (twl4148@gmail.com) for details.