Lay Monk Precepts (Tokudo) Ceremony

On November 3rd, Karen Kyokai Lasker and Dominick Koshin Tascher have formalized their commitments to the Sangha and the Bodhisattva Path by receiving Lay Monk Vows from Sensei Al Fusho Rapaport. Almost thirty Sangha members and friends were present for their...

Zen Flute (Shakuhachi) & Mindfulness – 10/19

Tea Roman is a custodian of the Shakuhachi (Zen Flute). The Shakuhachi has direct connection to the Zen lineage, at one point in history enjoying a dedicated school of Zen practice. Tea offers a Zazen Session with Suizen (blowing meditation) - in laymen speech it is a...

Facing the Mirror of Awareness – Workshop – 11/2

Facing the Mirror of Awareness Saturday, November 2nd, 10 am to 5 pm Mirror-like Awareness is one of the Five Wisdoms said to manifest when the mind is purified of obstructions. In this workshop, we will explore the origins of suffering and anxiety, and how we create...

Open Mind Zen Naples Retreat

OPEN MIND ZEN NAPLES - FALL RETREAT “Bankei’s Unborn Buddha Mind” September 5 - 8, 2019 The Franciscan Center  - 3010 N. Perry Avenue, Tampa, FL  33603-5345 www.franciscancentertampa.org A few spots left! Registration Deadline: August 15th.Please join the Open Mind...

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