On Wednesday evening, June 9th, Zoketsu Norman Fischer will give a dharma talk based on his new book “When You Greet Me I Bow: Notes and Reflections from a Life in Zen,” a collection of his Buddhist essays over a thirty year period. The talk will be followed by an online discussion.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer was ordained by Zentatsu Richard Baker in 1980 and received shiho (Dharma transmission) from Sojun Mel Weitsman in 1988. He practiced at San Francisco Zen Center for 25 years, serving as co-abbot from 1995 to 2000, when he founded the Everyday Zen Foundation, which he continues to lead. An author and poet, his most recent Dharma books are The World Could Be Otherwise: Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path and, forthcoming in May 2021, When You Greet Me I Bow: Notes and Reflections From a Life in Zen. His most recent poetry titles are On a Train at Night and Untitled Series: Life As It Is. His websites are NormanFischer.org and EverydayZen.org. Norman and his wife Kathie have been married for 44 years.
Please join us via Zoom:
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Meeting ID: 606 711 1411
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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)
6:45pm – Online Meditation and Posture Instruction (optional, recommended for first timers)
7:10pm – Online Zazen Meditation (Please go on mute if in a noisy area)
7:50pm – Loving Kindness Meditation
7:55pm – Dharma Talk
9:00pm – 9:30pm Online social hangout, bring your own tea (optional)