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Refugees, Homelessness, Climate Change, Gender/Racial/Religious discrimination and other global needs of today.
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Q&A Session for Native American Bearing Witness Retreat 2023
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Memories of Maezumi Roshi
by Bernie GlassmanI first met Maezumi Roshi in 1963. At that time, he was a young Soto monk working in Los Angeles at Zenshuji under Sumi Roshi, then Sokan of North America. I attended a
Sister Mary 0’Sullivan: Gentle Sound
by Monika Jion Winkelmann In these three months of November 2022-2023, Sister Mary, the third person so dear to me, has died. Those who met her, usually in the large foyer of the “Center
Healing the Scars of History
Healing the Scars of History BY LINDSAY KYTE| FEBRUARY 9, 2023 Retreats are being held at Auschwitz, a former plantation, and a site where Indigenous people were massacred. Lindsay Kyte reports on how retreatants are finding
This Evening Gatha is chanted during a sesshin at the conclusion of each evening sitting. Let me respectfully remind you Life and death are of supreme importance Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost
To strengthen our planetary network, ZPI will feature newly affiliated groups. Join us here on the Hive to explore some of the offerings of the organizations affiliated with ZPI. Introducing a new ZPI affiliate group:
Bernie Glassman Dharma Talk: Holy Week in the Streets
NEW YORK, USA. I go on the streets at other times of the year, too, and each occasion is special in its own way, but the streets feel different during Holy Week. The re-memberance and caring that spring to life during that time are unmistakable and unforgettable.