PZI Member Denise Fujiwara has choreographed a haunting new dance piece: Noppera-bo (Faceless Ghost) in collaboration with filmmaker William Yong, presented by National Arts Center of Canada. All those hands and eyes! Facing the fears of our time.
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All our audio files are now downloadable for PZI members! The little cloud link is your friend – if you are a PZI member. Try it out!
If you have not used Zoom before there are some great Zoom YouTube videos to acquaint yourself with the platform. And here are some quick etiquette points
I’m writing to wish everyone well at this time. It’s spring in California. The days lengthen.
In summer the fires will be back. The Antarctic ice is melting.
Now the Corona Virus is here and most of us are confined to sheltering at home.
Just to give us a sense of sequence, I’m adding to this newsletter journal each month.
A record the season we are passing through, blossoms and plagues, such as a haiku poet would make.
These are the times we have and this is the beautiful life we have.
We are grateful for another year with Pacific Zen Institute – its students, its teachers, its liveliness and kindness in the face of all that is going on in the world. PZI itself is growing and changing, and needs your support to do this.
At this time of fire and recovery in Santa Rosa, we at PZI are doing our best to keep our doors for respite, for refuge, for practice. If you would like to help out, please make a donation.
In this short video, PZI member Sammy Shin talks about the power of koan practice to help you walk through your life, just as it is.
This issue of Uncertainty Club is called “More Everything.” Why? We think that multiplicity is fundamental to our times and to our universe.