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Dharma Talk by Rev. Ganbō Berry Crawford (Speaker in person)

April 10, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rev. Ganbō Berry Crawford will speak on “The Science of Zen.”
Rev. Crawford  has been a Zen practitioner since 1992.  In the mid 90’s he lived for a year at a Soto Zen monastery and afterwards practiced with Diane Rizzetto in Charlotte Joko Beck’s Ordinary Mind Zen School.  He is a fully ordained priest in the Clear Mind Zen school. Ecumenical by nature, he continues his Zen practice in various Zen traditions.  At Valley Streams he is a member of the Dōan-ryo, serves as  Valley Streams’ webmaster and representative on the Sacramento Dharma Center Board.
He is the host of the Simplicity Zen Podcast  ( and maintains the Science of Zen website (
Our Monday night programs begin with zazen (sitting meditation) followed by a devotional service and dharma talk, group discussion, practice circle or retreat night. There are no membership requirements to participate. We invite donations to support the room rental, visits by teachers, and other sangha activities. Valley Streams Zen Sangha is dedicated to the study of Buddha’s teaching and the practice of meditation. We invite newcomers and experienced Zen students to join us.
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April 10, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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