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In-person Dharma Talk: Valorie Beer

June 26 @ 7:55 pm - 9:00 pm

On Wednesday evening,  June 26th Kyōshō Valorie Beer will give an in-person Dharma talk followed by a discussion.

A native of Southern California, Kyōshō Valorie Beer has practiced Zen Buddhism since 1991. She was ordained as a priest in 2005 and received dharma transmission in 2013. Since 2001, she has also been a teacher of Sewing Buddha’s Robe and was trained in that tradition by Zenkei Blanche Hartman. Valorie was a resident monastic at San Francisco Zen Center from 2003-2014. Since then, she has been a visiting teacher to SFZC’s Branching Streams sanghas. Before taking up monastic life, Valorie received a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California and then worked for two decades in Human Resources and Training & Development at high-tech companies in Silicon Valley (Xerox, Apple, Netscape, ETrade). She also lived for 3 years in Germany. She is the author of four books, is a private pilot, and has a daughter who lives and works in the Bay Area.

For those wishing to join us via Zoom:

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Or you may join by entering in the meeting id and password manually:

Meeting ID: 606 711 1411
Passcode: 100088
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During the discussion please mute yourself if you are in a noisy area, and remember to unmute yourself if you are speaking. The discussion will be recorded.

Kannon Do Wednesday Night Online Meditation Schedule (via Zoom)

7:10 pm to 7:50 – Zazen Meditation (Please go on mute if in a noisy area)
7:50 pm to 7:55 pm – Service (We will be connecting with the Zendo)
7:55 pm to 9:00 pm – Dharma talk and Q&A


June 26
7:55 pm - 9:00 pm
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