Why New Jersey? The Lost Photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson

In 1975 Peter Cunningham (KuKu) assisted the renowned French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson on a month-long exploration of The State of New Jersey. Peter will be showing the 40 yet unseen pictures approved by the Henri-Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris and reading his essay which explains the assignment’s joy and mystery. We will be joined by […]

Puja e Lançamento do Livro Instruções ao Cozinheiro

Ensinamentos e acumulações da Prática de Prajnaparamita e Buda da Medicina com Lama Padma Samten, transmitido AO VIVO do CEBB Bacopari (RS) para benefício e cura individual, coletiva, ambiental e social em todas as direções Teachings and accumulations from Prajnaparamita and Buddha Medicine Practice with Lama Padma Samten, transmitted LIVE from CEBB Bacopari (RS) for […]

Slow Dancing Is Easy and other ‘Stories in Motion’

Why Did Sarah Bernhardt Sleep in a Coffin? and other ‘stories in motion’ from Ara Fitzgerald’s upcoming book, Slow Dancing Is Easy, Scripts for Solo Performers. A presentation of process from stage to page and back again, set in the context of The Three Tenets of Zen Peacemakers.

Carving the Divine – Buddhist Sculptors of Japan

– Official One-Minute Trailer Carving the Divine is a documentary film that offers a rare look into a 1400-year-old Buddhist woodcarving tradition and the practitioners struggling to preserve its legacy in a rapidly changing Japan.

Living from the Power of the Present

Sensei Gyodo talks about his new project, Tend’s Unbound Program. This program is an ongoing series of interactive sessions designed to create transformative experiences by guiding us toward the power of the present moment. Entering through the gateways of everyday life — time, money, and change — and focusing on the workplace, participants rediscover presence, […]

Opening to Oneness With the Zen Precepts

Oneness with others as well as with ethical precepts frees us from shoulds and should-nots. This enables us to become true peacemakers and not just “fixers” of discord. The Zen Peacemakers Three Tenets can help take us there. NANCY MUJO BAKER is the founding teacher of the No Traces Sangha in the lineage of Maezumi Roshi’s White Plum […]


Screening and Discussion with T.Marie King, Willie Mukei Smith and Geoff Shoun O’Keeffe. Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth was raised in the crucible of segregated Birmingham but he was forged by its attempt to kill him. When the KKK planted a bomb underneath his bed and he emerged unharmed, he was sure he was saved by God […]

Community-Engaged Practice

We use the term Community Engaged Buddhism to describe a way of practicing on the path of service and social action close to home, in the intimacy of a neighborhood and local community. It is about opening the doors for relationship with those who live nearby but have previously been “othered” and marginalized.  Bread Loaf Mountain Zen has experimented with this […]

Native American Lakhota Bearing Witness At Auschwitz

Lakhota elders Manny & Renee Ironhawk joined Zen Peacemakers International’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Bearing Witness Retreat in the Autumn of 2022. During this presentation, Manny & Renee will share their experiences of bearing witness to these concentration camps.

Polish Peacemakers: Helping Ukraine This Winter

Our Polish Peacemaker friend, Orina Krajewska of Małgosia Braunek “Be” Foundation and the Zwiazek Buddyjski/Kanzeon Sangha in Warsaw has been bringing medical supplies into Ukraine and supporting Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw. Orina will be talking about what she and her organization are doing to get Ukrainians through the many challenges they will face this winter.